Horwell comma
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Ratio | 65625/65536 |
Monzo | [-16 1 5 1⟩ |
Size in cents | 2.3495 |
Name(s) | horwell comma |
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The horwell comma (ratio: 65625/65536, monzo: [-16 1 5 1⟩) is a 7-limit comma measuring about 2.35 cents. It is the difference between 32/21, the septimal superfifth, and a stack of five 5/4's octave reduced.
Temperaments
Tempering out this comma leads to the horwell temperament, where 32/21 can be found through a stack of five 5/4's and octave reduction.
See also
- Horwell family, the rank-3 family where it is tempered out
- Horwell temperaments, a collection of rank-2 temperaments where it is tempered out
- Unnoticeable comma