Diminished Sixth

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Wolf Interval - Temperament and The Wolf
... tuning systems, the other fifth (more properly called a diminished sixth) will equal 700+11ε cents ... may have a size of 700+ε cents, thus the diminished sixth is 700−11ε cents ... If 11ε is very large, as in the quarter-comma meantone tuning system, the diminished sixth is regarded as a wolf fifth ...

Famous quotes containing the words sixth and/or diminished:

    The sixth day of Christmas,
    My true love sent to me
    Six geese a-laying,
    —Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 26–28)

    The bird would cease and be as other birds
    But that he knows in singing not to sing.
    The question that he frames in all but words
    Is what to make of a diminished thing.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)