1089/1024

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Interval information
Ratio 1089/1024
Monzo [-10 2 0 0 2
Size in cents 106.54589
Name(s) Parapotome,
Alpharabian chromatic semitone
FJS name P1121

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1089/1024, the parapotome, also known as the Alpharabian chromatic semitone, is the interval that results from stacking two 33/32 quartertones together, and has a value of roughly 106.54589 cents. The term "parapotome" is a derivation from the word "apotome" by means of the prefix "para-", and was coined in reference to this interval's functional resemblances to the more well-known 2187/2048. Because of its complexity and its relative obscurity, the parapotome is often equated to other nearby intervals through the tempering out of commas like 243/242 and or 1089/1088. When this interval is added together with 128/121, the result is a 9/8 whole tone.