A short-list of Musical-Cosmological Monochords

CosmologicalMonochords titlepageThis list of monochord divisions was extracted from my MONOCHORD NUMBERS REFERENCE MATERIAL. In that paper I generated every consecutive just monochord (the series terminating at an arbitrary level of interval complexity) by setting up a strict mathematical rubric. In this paper I selected from this collection the monochords which have the greatest musical and cosmological relevance. I have also presented them in a slightly different manner, in order to bring out the ‘family relations’ between the divisions. It is assumed that the reader of this paper has some familiarity with the monochord concept, and has read my MONOCHORD PRIMER.

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