Meantone Audio Examples for Kyle Gann's book The Arithmetic of Listening: Tuning Theory and History for the Impractical Musician

Here is the beginning of Orlando Gibbons's Lord Salisbury Pavane played in 1/4-comma meantone temperament:

Here is the same passage played in 12-tone equal temperament:

Here is a MIDI simulation of the beginning of Mozarts's "Dissonance" Quartet in C major, K. 465, played in the 1/6-comma meantone temperament that Mozart specifically preferred:

Here is the same passage in 12-tone equal temperament:

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