Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Display:
Here's the chart I found about the frequenciess:

Interval (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

# semitones
Interval
class Generic
interval Common
diatonic name Comparable
just interval Comparison of interval width in cents equal
temperament just
intonation quarter-comma
meantone
0 0 0 perfect unison 1:1 0 0 0
1 1 1 minor second 16:15 100 112 117
2 2 1 major second 9:8 200 204 193
3 3 2 minor third 6:5 300 316 310
4 4 2 major third 5:4 400 386 386
5 5 3 perfect fourth 4:3 500 498 503
6 6 3
4
augmented fourth
diminished fifth
45:32
64:45
600 590
610
579
621
7 5 4 perfect fifth 3:2 700 702 697
wolf fifth 737
8 4 5 minor sixth 8:5 800 814 814
9 3 5 major sixth 5:3 900 884 889
10 2 6 minor seventh 16:9 1000 996 1007
11 1 6 major seventh 15:8 1100 1088 1083
12 0 0 perfect octave 2:1 1200 1200 1200

So I think you're right--music is one of those langauages where I'm close to illiterate--I can read a bit, but not much--certainly not enough to confidently sight-read western notation.

Don't fight forces, use them R. Buckminster Fuller.

by rg (leopold dot lepster at google mail dot com) on Wed May 14th, 2008 at 03:37:03 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Others have rated this comment as follows:

Display:

Occasional Series