The ability to control tuning and timbre together does not preclude their independent control. For example, the one can independently control sonance -- i.e., the degree of a timbre's alignment with the current tuning—in real time. Using dynamic sonance, one can (for example) shift the tonic triad from consonance to dissonance and back, or the tritone from dissonant to consonant and back, as a means of controlling tension and relief.
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