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Question: Have any idea why Twelfth root of two (chromatic scale) is preferred opposed to just split an octave into 12 parts (semitone=(1/12)*2*f1)
Asked by actondev (171.33.234.x) on June 25 2018, 8:59pm
Reply on June 25 2018, 10:15pm (edited at June 25 2018, 10:16pm):
    That would sound terrible, I'd imagine, because you want certain notes to resonate with each other (and if you split the octave linearly they would not).

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