Xenharmonic Wiki:Introduction

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This is a wiki.

...which means that the content on every page is editable by YOU. Play in the SandBox to get the hang of editing, then dive right in! Wiki help provides some tips as well. Wikifuture is a wish list of sorts.

It's about xenharmonic and microtonal music.

This field is many things to many people. We have a guide for learning about tunings on the internet, and a few different takes on some common misconceptions encountered in microtonal studies.

The pages on the left will get you eventually to most pages on the wiki, but there is also the recent changes page, and the index of all pages.

Ask questions!

I don't care if they're frequent or one-of-a-kind, bring 'em all here. Keep them alphabetical if you please. Answer each question on a separate page, linked to by the question.

What is all this new terminology good for anyway?

Why microtonality?

What is microtonal music?

Who IS who in microtonality?

Why do microtonal musicians argue so much? Do they argue more than people in other fields of research?

Why does anyone care about microtonal music?