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Topic: well-tempered tuning system  (Read 1609 times)

Offline piani0player

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well-tempered tuning system
on: October 09, 2003, 01:22:37 PM
hi
  does anyone know the meaning of "well-tempered tuning system "  and  " equal temperament " ?
   
  also, why did Bach composed the 48 preludes and fugues?

thank you very much
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Offline eddie92099

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Re: well-tempered tuning system
Reply #1 on: October 09, 2003, 04:01:03 PM
Yes, I know the meaning thanks,
Ed

p.s. I'm sure there is much literature on the internet about it which could explain it better than I can.
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