Pitch scales
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L. V. Avdeev and P. B. Ivanov

Pitch Scales and the Psychophysics of Perception

A presentation for the Acoustic Wednesdays seminar
in the Laboratory of Musical Acoustics
of the Moscow State Conservatory


[ in Russian ]


Section 1. Pitch scales as a level of music perception6
Section 2. Optimal timbres and scales14
Section 3. Well tempered 19-tone scale22
Annex 1. Information carried by a change in a distribution function41
Annex 2. A notation sysytem for 19-tone music43
Annex 3. Piano keyboard structure for the 19-tone system46
Table 1. τ-timbres52
Table 2. Optimal timbres47

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Also see: [Pitch Scales] [Musical Scales] [Scales in the Visual Arts] [Musical Scale Hierarchy]