just tuning

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just tuning

[′jəst ′tün·iŋ]
(acoustics)
A tuning system generated by octave rearrangements of the notes of three consecutive triads, each having the frequency ratio 4:5:6, with the highest note of one triad serving as the lowest note of the next triad.
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A familiar Tenney characteristic is present: the adjustment of pitch (indicated by plus or minus "cents") to approximate just intonation.
Technically, the most difficult technique required is the just intonation adjustments; such adjustments may be familiar to string players who have performed some of Ben johnston's fine quartets.