# Equal

Equal Temperament as a Stack of Just Intervals

Is equal temperament a form of just temperament?What is the difference between just intonation and equal temperament?Is Pythagorean tuning the same as...

Outside of Equal Temperament, what decides the spelling of notes in a major scale?

What determines the name of a major scale?What are the notes of natural major scale?How out of tune is equal temperament?What is the tempered scale?Wh...

Was equal temperament caused by the invention of the piano, or was it inevitable?

Does a piano use equal temperament?Why was equal temperament created?Are pianos true temperament?When did equal temperament become standard?Does a pia...

What is the tone name for 7-TET?

Who invented 12 tone equal temperament?When was 12 tone equal temperament invented?What is Edo tuning?What is the tempered scale?Who invented 12 tone ...

If equal temperament divides an octave into 12 equal parts, why are the hertz differences not the same but 12ths of two?

Why is an octave divided into 12?What is a system where an octave is divided into 12 equal parts?How the frequencies of the notes in a 12 tone scale a...

7-Limit tuned 12 tones?

What is 7 limit just intonation?What is 5 limit just intonation?What is a system where an octave is divided into 12 equal parts?How out of tune is equ...

Pythagorean tuning vs equal temperament

In equal temperament, pairs of enharmonic notes such as A♭ and G♯ are thought of as being exactly the same note—however, as the above table indicates,...

Equal temperament vs well temperament

Well temperament represented a departure from the various meantone tunings that were used in earlier music. ... Equal temperament is appropriate for s...

Bach equal temperament

The various well temperaments used in Bach's time are distinct from our equal temperament. ... Equal temperament, the modern and usually inappropriate...