On 4/4/07, Paul Davis wrote:
It also serves little purpose outside of fixed-pitch instruments, like
fixed-fretted strings or keyboard instruments; 12-tET Is very
difficult for string sections or a capella choirs to create, even when
they have been saturated with it.
We hear a just major third as being in tune, and no Centuries of ET
can change that. Benade found that even trained musicians, on hearing
an isolated ET major third, reported that it was a "slightly sharp
> if you're stuck in one mode. ET made it possible to modulate more or
Again, ET made it possible to do all this on fixed-pitch instruments.
The human voice can do it in any tuning system.