Maximize Consonance

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Dynamic Tonality - Tonality and Timbre
... The consonance of musical intervals is maximized when the partials of a given timbre (which for harmonic timbres are also called harmonics or overtones) align with the notes of a given tuning ... tuning systems can be seen as attempts to maximize the consonance of music played with the timbres of their dominant instruments ... For example, the non-tonal tuning systems of Indonesia, Thailand, and Mandinka Africa maximize the consonance of their dominant instruments' timbres (gongs, ranats ...

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