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Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (And Why You Should Care)

User Review  - John Martin Marks - Goodreads

Persuasive argument, but I was predisposed to being persuaded. Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (and Why You Should Care)

User Review  - Scottsdale Public Library - Goodreads

If you've ever wondered about our western tuning system, and dared to question its supremacy, then read this book! Delightfully readable and accessible, Ross W. Duffin presents a history of musical ... Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (And Why You Should Care)

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Helped me "get it"--understand why equal temperament is merely a compromise, albeit one accepted uncritically by musicians around the world. Fascinating examples and quotes. Thumbs up. A must for the thinking musician. Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (And Why You Should Care)

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Helped me "get it"--understand why equal temperament is merely a compromise, albeit one accepted uncritically by musicians around the world. Fascinating examples and quotes. Thumbs up. A must for the thinking musician. Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (and Why You Should Care)

User Review  - Norman Wakefield - Goodreads

Nerdy and I loved it! Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (and Why You Should Care)

User Review  - James Klagge - Goodreads

To a non-expert like me, it just didn't seem very significant. The book's website gives examples you can listen to. But I can't really hear much difference. Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (And Why You Should Care)

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

A bit technical, but my real problem was the formatting; there were so many side-notes and interruptions that, after reading the biography of a famous violinist, I would forget whether the main narrative was in Just temperament or quarter-comma meantone. Read full review

Review: How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (And Why You Should Care)

User Review  - Meara - Goodreads

This book is dorky and deeply satisfying. Read full review


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