Imagination at the Easel

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Imagination at the Easel is a piano improvisation using Gene Ward Smith’s magic 16 regular septimage tuning (detailed below) from his family of “Magic” tunings. I was pleasantly surprised at the 7th I found in the chord structures I used in the performance.

! magic16septimage.scl
Magic[16] in regular Septimage tuning
16
!
57.718713363760023376
207.60428878746658891
265.32300215122661221
323.04171551498663568
380.76042887874665891
438.47914224250668224
496.19785560626670556
646.08343102997327113
703.80214439373329448
761.52085775749331780
819.23957112125334119
876.95828448501336439
1026.8438599087199301
1084.5625732724799534
1142.2812866362399767
1200.0000000000000000
! 5x^5 + 4x – 20

One Response to “Imagination at the Easel”

  1. Michael Kasper says:

    Dear Chris,

    I enjoyed this tuning. Very nice indeed! I really like the jazzy style chords you played as well!

    Peace,

    Mike

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