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I'm an electronics engineer.

My programming experience is limited to high-level Matlab/Python signal processing stuff, and low-level C microcontroller stuff.


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comment Is there a way to measure the consonance or dissonance of a chord?
"it turns out to be impossible to tune all twelve chromatic notes" In Just intonation there aren't 12 notes. There are just tones in a fractal arrangement with small integer ratio relationships. 12-tone equal temperament is an approximation of Just intonation.
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comment Is there a way to measure the consonance or dissonance of a chord?
I believe this is called "Tenney's harmonic distance". "HD(a/b) = log(ab) where a/b is a relatively prime, usually octave reduced ratio." I plotted it here. (Does this work for chords, too? 4:5:6 is a major chord and 10:12:15 is a minor chord, so minor chord is 1.6 times as dissonant?)
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