**Book Description:**

In a comprehensive work with important implications for tuning theory and musicology, Easley Blackwood, a distinguished-composer, establishes a mathematical basis for the family of diatonic tunings generated by combinations of perfect fifths and octaves.

Originally published in 1986.

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**eISBN:**978-1-4008-5407-3

**Subjects:**Music