Stars and Stripes Forever in Gene Ward Smith’s Hemifamity27

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Stars and Stripes Forever transtuned to 12 of 27 from hemifamity27 – marching band sans percussion.
The master tuning is here.

The midi file that I found is of medium quality and this is decidedly a demonstration piece – this tune was chosen because it is a favorite of Gene’s. To get around having to transpose each note individually or as a pitchclass I use the method of picking 12 notes out of the 27 note set and used that to retuned Garritan Concert and Marching Band samples. The actual tuning is listed below. I think it notable that the rather large deviations from 12 equal, where each step is exactly 100 cents, is not very evident if at all.

! 12of_hemifamity27.scl
!
12 of (3/2)^9 * (10/9)^3 hemifamity tempered
12
!
110.21232
205.92493
316.19234
386.89900
496.93387
592.41413
703.06613
813.10100
908.64483
994.07507
1089.78768
1200.0000

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