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Interval information
Ratio 1029/1024
Factorization 2-10 × 3 × 73
Monzo [-10 1 0 3
Size in cents 8.4327203¢
Names slendric comma,
gamelan residue
Color name Lz32, latrizo 2nd,
Latrizo comma
FJS name [math]\text{m2}^{7,7,7}[/math]
Special properties reduced
Tenney height (log2 nd) 20.007
Weil height (log2 max(n, d)) 20.0141
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) 44
Harmonic entropy
(Shannon, [math]\sqrt{nd}[/math])
~1.83722 bits
Comma size small
S-expression S7 / S8
open this interval in xen-calc

1029/1024, the slendric comma or gamelisma, is a 7-limit (also 2.3.7 subgroup) small comma measuring about 8.4 cents. It is the amount by which a stack of three 8/7s falls short of 3/2. Tempering out this comma for the 2.3.7 subgroup leads to slendric temperament. In addition to the perfect fifth being split into three equal parts, the Pythagorean limma (256/243) is also split into three in the same way, one for 64/63~49/48 and two for 28/27. It therefore provides the little interval known as a quark.


Tempering out this comma alone in the 7-limit leads to the rank-3 gamelismic temperament, or in the 2.3.7 subgroup, the rank-2 slendric temperament. Either case, it enables the slendric pentad. See Gamelismic family for the rank-3 family where it is tempered out. See Gamelismic clan for the rank-2 clan where it is tempered out.


This comma was known as the gamelan residue no later than May 2001. It was allegedly named by Adriaan Fokker[1].