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It must have been in 1674-5 when the organ of the royal chapel was being replaced that he asked the organ-builder to construct another small organ in this system, which would have coincided with Falco's arrival in Madrid with his tetrachord, Falco being the man who had, according to Zaragoza, just given the first demonstration of equal temperament in Spain in Valencia.
53) Mersenne recommended the use of the pantometer for equal temperament, explaining in detail its function on the basis of a `harmonic' line drawn by Jean de Beaugrand with this octave division.
55) In 1654 he had a harpsichord built with a special arrangement of the keyboard and tuned in equal temperament as established by the logarithmic calculations in his unpublished treatise entitled Musica (which was already completed or almost finished in 1670, as is made clear by two comments in his Mathesis biceps, vetus et nova (Campania, 1670), i, p.
In 1988 I began several years of private study with Joe Maneri, one of the few composers still developing and advancing expanded equal temperament.
In Part 2, using excerpts from Maneri's and my own music, I hope to illuminate some practical issues that are fundamental to composition with non-just, microtonal equal temperament, and to suggest how these may affect compositional technique.
25) Unlike the common vihuela, however, the disposition he proposes is not an equal temperament, but a sort of mean-tone temperament in which major 3rds are tempered by a fraction of a comma.
But it is clear that he responded to two common themes: the conflict between Pythagorean theory and Bizcargui's division of the tone and the equal temperament of the vihuela.
Modes and Chordal Progressions in Equal Temperament.
A Systematic Evaluation of Equal Temperaments through N = 612.
One of his main concerns is to show how a pedagogy based on just tunings can counterbalance equal temperament.
Schaefer investigates Young's musical influences and those he has influenced, the importance he places in perfect tuning, his place in the development of musical minimalism, the notoriety he gained from a set of controversial "conceptual" word pieces from the early 1960s, his formative work with the Theatre of Eternal Music, and his move from equal temperament to writing and performing works in just intonation.
Thus, the Festschrift includes an article by Hellmut Federhofer on Fux and equal temperament, which argues that this tuning was in use in Viennese circles without interruption since the early eighteenth century.