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Sagittal chord lists

I decided that it would greatly ease my writing if I were to write up a list of chords, all written in Sagittal, all relating to C. That is, every chord has an unaltered C in it, and I cycled through shifting each chord so that C eventually covers every chord tone.

Mixed Sagittal Chords

Pure Sagittal Chords

I will also add more chords to the pages from time to time, and make corrections when I find them.

2018 update:

Using Dorico 2, I have created a more complete listing of diads specific to the Sagittal Athenian subset, which covers up to 13-limit pretty well and includes some 17-limit intervals. Intervals that require symbols not included in this subset are notated with ‘X’ noteheads showing the closest available interval. Dorico 2 makes this particularly beautiful because I am able to not only make custom accidentals that are easy to apply, but I also created a custom 224EDO which makes reasonably accurate playback of all of these intervals easy to get as well. I caught a few errors using playback. The 224EDO (set up where each 8:9 whole step gets 38 steps and each diatonic semitone gets 17 steps) realizes the quirks of just intonation pretty well. This diads listing is also instructive such that intervals that I expect to be related by some other simpler interval are shown with the symbols to be such. For example, 4:7 is a perfect fifth larger than 6:7. Checking for these relationships is another good way to error-check.

mixed sagittal athenian chord charts – diads

Aaaaaand . . . here is a partially completed list of triads. Updates to follow.

mixed sagittal athenian chord lists – triads


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