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Interval information
Ratio 75/56
Monzo |-3 1 2 -1>
Size in cents 505.75652
Name(s) marvelous fourth
Color name ryy3, ruyoyo 3rd

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75/56, the marvelous fourth (505.8¢), is 225/224 (7.7¢) sharp of the just fourth 4/3. It often arises in just intonation scales. Tempering out 225/224 from the scale can be used to make it much less sharp, but it is usable as it is, being only half a cent sharp of the 19edo fourth of 8\19. Considered as a meantone fourth, it is approximately 5/14-comma meantone.

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