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Interval information
Ratio 6561/4096
Monzo [-12 8
Size in cents 815.64000
Name(s) Pythagorean augmented fifth
Color name Lw5, lawa 5th
FJS name A5
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The Pythagorean augmented fifth, 6561/4096, may be reached by stacking two 81/64 intervals. It differs from 8/5 by the schisma, and, as a result, despite 81/64 being a dissonance, the Pythagorean augmented fifth is in fact rather consonant.

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