# Horizmic chords

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**Horizmic chords** are essentially tempered chords tempered by the horizma, 833/832.

Horizmic chords are of pattern 1a in the 2.7.13.17 subgroup 17-odd-limit, meaning that there are 3 triads, 6 tetrads and 2 pentads, for a total of 11 distinct chord structures.

For triads, there are one palindromic chord and a pair of chords in inverse relationship. The palindromic chord is

- 1-8/7-17/13 with steps of 8/7-8/7-26/17.

The inversely related pair of chords is

- 1-14/13-8/7 with steps of 14/13-17/16-7/4, and its inverse
- 1-17/16-8/7 with steps of 17/16-14/13-7/4.

For tetrads, there are two palindromic chords and two pairs of chords in inverse relationship. The palindromic chords are

- 1-14/13-8/7-16/13 with steps of 14/13-17/16-14/13-13/8;
- 1-17/16-8/7-17/14 with steps of 17/16-14/13-17/16-28/17.

The inversely related pairs of chords are

- 1-8/7-16/13-17/13 with steps of 8/7-14/13-17/16-26/17, and its inverse
- 1-17/16-8/7-17/13 with steps of 17/16-14/13-8/7-26/17;
- 1-8/7-17/14-17/13 with steps of 8/7-17/16-14/13-26/17, and its inverse
- 1-14/13-8/7-17/13 with steps of 14/13-17/16-8/7-26/17.

They can be extended to pentads:

- 1-14/13-8/7-16/13-17/13 with steps of 14/13-17/16-14/13-17/16-26/17, and its inverse
- 1-17/16-8/7-17/14-17/13 with steps of 17/16-14/13-17/16-14/13-26/17.

Equal temperaments with horizmic chords include 10, 11, 21, 26, 31, 36, 46, 47, 57, 67, 83, 93, 103, 104 and 150.