Historical Tuning
Restoring Key Coloration to Period Music
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Table of Contents

Historical Tuning Restoring Key Coloration to Period Music

Tuning Basics

Tuning Systems

Equal temperament tuning

Well temperament tuning

18th and 19th Century Musicians on Key Color

A closer look at the differences

Equal temperament

Well temperament

Difference between Valloti ~ Young Well and Equal Temperament

Comparison of major thirds

Comparison of minor thirds

Comparison of sixths

Comparison of forths

Comparison of fifths

The tools used

Listening to Chromatic Triads (Audio Coming soon)

Listening to Chromatic Triads in Well temperament
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Historical Tuning Restoring Key Coloration to Period Music

Email: scott.thile@murraystate.edu

Home Page: http://www.murraystate.edu/qacd/cfac/music/thile.htm

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Scott E. Thile, RPT Piano - Instrument Technician Department of Music Murray State University