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Science - Music / History of Musical Theory
English term or phrase: Immutable System
The systems described are in themselves independent of any actual pitch. When the ***Immutable System*** (i.e. the GPS together with the tetrachord synemmenon) was placed within a specific range of pitch, it was called a tonos (sometimes tropos). In the system of Aristoxenus there were 13 such tonoi, disposed at intervals of a semitone. Two higher tonoi were added later, making 15 in all, covering a range of three octaves and a tone. A omenoi with modern pitches is governed by the assumption, for which there are grounds in the notation, that the Hypolydian was the "natural" key; the conventional equivalents are probably too high, but it is not possible to determine by how much.

Wenjer Leuschel
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Mark Xiang
2refer to Euclid 欧几里得; 永不改变的; 不可修改系统(?)
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immutable system

Perfect Immutable System (PIS)

The amalgamation of the Greater Perfect System and the Lesser Perfect System into one "complete" system.


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抱歉, 這說的是調性系統.
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immutable system
refer to Euclid 欧几里得; 永不改变的; 不可修改系统(?)

Philolaus and Euclid
... on the kanon all the fixed notes of the immutable systema. ... do not exist in the same
tuning system (see Figure 2 ... 8/3, which, in the context of the GPS, are not ...
www.chrysalis-foundation.org/Philolaus_&_Euclid.htm - 60k - Cached - Similar pages

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... 利玛窦与徐光启就是把前六卷译成中文的《几何原本》 有人把Euclid 与《原本》
看成平面几何的同意字,其实除了《原本》,Euclid 还写过大约一打的书本,
内容遍及光学、天文、音乐、锥线等领域。与其名气正好相反,Eucli d ...
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... 有人把 Euclid 与《原本》看成平面几何的同意字,其实除了《原本》,Euclid
与其名气正好相反,Euclid 的生平却隐没不详,惟一可以确定的事 ...
www.shiep.edu.cn/yuanxishezhi/ jsx/jcbxu/webschool/shuxue/kexuejia/euclid.htm - 20k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

immutable = (formal) not changing, or unable to be changed eg an immutable law

immutable = (fml) never changing (正式) 永不改变的;永恒的 eg the immutable laws of nature 永恒的大自然规律

    Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
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