Quarter-Comma Meantone (Part 5)

I’ve been talking about the quarter-comma meantone tuning system, which dominated western music from about 1550 to 1690. So far I’ve been drawing it using a circle of fifths, as above. This is a diagram where as we go clockwise each note is a fifth higher than the previous one.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://johncarlosbaez.wordpress.com/2024/01/01/quarter-comma-meantone-part-5/