6edo

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Theory

6-EDO divides the 1200-cent octave into 6 equal parts, making its smallest interval exactly 200¢, or the sixth root of 2. It's known as the "whole tone" scale. As a subset of 12-edo, it can be notated on a five-line staff with standard notation.

Related EDOs:

Commas

6 EDO tempers out the following commas. (Note: This assumes val < 6 10 14 17 21 22 |.)

Ratio Monzo Cents Color Name Name Second Name
32/27 | 5 -3 > 294.13 Wa Pythagorean minor third
25/24 | -3 -1 2 > 70.67 Yoyo classic chromatic semitone
128/125 | 7 0 -3 > 41.06 Trigu Diesis Augmented Comma
3125/3072 | -10 -1 5 > 29.61 Laquinyo Small Diesis Magic Comma
393216/390625 | 17 1 -8 > 11.45 Saquadbigu Wuerschmidt Comma
2783927/2773137 | -44 -3 21 > 6.72 Trila-septriyo Mutt Comma
49/48 | -4 -1 0 2 > 35.70 Zozo Slendro Diesis
50/49 | 1 0 2 -2 > 34.98 Biruyo Tritonic Diesis Jubilisma
3136/3125 | 6 0 -5 2 > 6.08 Zozoquingu Hemimean
6144/6125 | 11 1 -3 -2 > 5.36 Sarurutrigu Porwell
2401/2400 | -5 -1 -2 4 > 0.72 Bizozogu Breedsma
121/120 | -3 -1 -1 0 2 > 14.37 Lologu Biyatisma
176/175 | 4 0 -2 -1 1 > 9.86 Lorugugu Valinorsma
385/384 | -7 -1 1 1 1 > 4.50 Lozoyo Keenanisma

Music

Dvandva by Milan Guštar.

The Good Boundless by Chris Vaisvil