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    • Clarity, Impurity, and Discant Structure in Mesopotamian Music 

      Rahn, Jay (2015-03-30)
      According to a widely accepted interpretation, the “unclear” (la-zakû) intervals of Mesopotamian tuning were tritones, which became “clear” (zakû) intervals—in modern terms, perfect 5ths or 4ths—by tightening or loosening ...