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Interval information
Ratio 49/44
Factorization 2-2 × 72 × 11-1
Monzo [-2 0 0 2 -1
Size in cents 186.33387¢
Name mothwellsmic major second
Color name 1uzz3, luzozo 3rd
FJS name [math]\text{m3}^{7,7}_{11}[/math]
Special properties reduced
Tenney height (log2 nd) 11.0741
Weil height (log2 max(n, d)) 11.2294
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) 29
Harmonic entropy
(Shannon, [math]\sqrt{n\cdot d}[/math])
~4.56171 bits

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49/44, the mothwellsmic major second, is 99/98 flat of 9/8. It arises in 11-limit JI scales as the interval between 8/7 and 14/11, or between 11/7 and 7/4.


It could also be called werckismic major second if viewed as fudging from 10/9 instead. But that name more appropriately refers to 55/49. Undecimal minor whole tone is attested in Scala.

See also