Werckismic chords

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A werckismic chord is an essentially tempered dyadic chord in werckismic (441/440) tempering in the 2.9.5.7.11 subgroup in the 11-odd-limit.

The werckismic triads consist of three pairs of inversely related chords: 1-11/9-7/5 with steps 11/9-8/7-10/7 and 1-11/9-7/4 with steps 11/9-10/7-8/7; 1-11/7-7/4 with steps 11/7-10/9-8/7 and 1-11/7-9/5 with steps 11/7-8/7-10/9; and 1-7/5-11/7 with steps 7/5-9/8-14/11 and 1-14/11-10/7 with steps 14/11-9/8-7/5.

The werckismic tetrads consist of three palindromic (self-inversive) chords and five pairs of chords in an inverse relationship. The palindromic chords are 1-5/4-10/7-7/4 with steps 5/4-8/7-11/9-8/7; 1-9/8-10/7-11/7 with steps 9/8-14/11-11/10-14/11; and 1-14/11-7/5-16/9 with steps 14/11-11/10-14/11-9/8. The pairs of chords are 1-11/9-11/7-7/4 with steps 11/9-9/7-10/9-8/7 and 1-9/7-11/7-9/5 with steps 9/7-11/9-8/7-10/9; 1-10/7-11/7-7/4 with steps 10/7-11/10-10/9-8/7 and 1-8/7-14/11-7/5 with steps 8/7-10/9-11/10-10/7; 1-9/8-10/7-7/4 with steps 9/8-14/11-11/9-8/7 and 1-11/9-14/9-7/4 with steps 11/9-14/11-9/8-8/7; 1-11/9-11/8-7/4 with steps 11/9-9/8-14/11-8/7 and 1-14/11-10/7-7/4 with steps 14/11-9/8-11/9-8/7; 1-9/8-5/4-10/7 with steps 9/8-10/9-8/7-7/5 and 1-10/9-5/4-7/4 with steps 10/9-9/8-7/5-8/7; and 1-9/8-9/7-10/7 with steps 9/8-8/7-10/9-7/5 and 1-9/8-11/7-7/4 with steps 9/8-7/5-10/9-8/7.

The werckismic pentads consist of three pairs of chords in an inverse relationship: 1-9/8-5/4-10/7-7/4 with steps 9/8-10/9-8/7-11/9-8/7 and 1-11/9-7/5-14/9-7/4 with steps 11/9-8/7-10/9-9/8-8/7; 1-11/9-11/8-11/7-7/4 with steps 11/9-9/8-8/7-10/9-8/7 and 1-9/8-11/8-11/7-7/4 with steps 9/8-11/9-8/7-10/9-8/7; 1-9/8-9/7-10/7-11/7 with steps 9/8-8/7-10/9-11/10-14/11 and 1-9/8-10/7-11/7-7/4 with steps 9/8-14/11-11/10-10/9-8/7.

The count of chords is therefore triads: 3, tetrads: 13, pentads: 6, for a total of 22.

Equal temperaments with werckismic chords include 31, 41, 43, 46, 58, 72, 77, 84, 103, 118, 130, 159, 171, 190, 248, 289, 320, 727d, 929d and 1249d.