Monochord


Overview:

monochord

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A monochord is a simple musical instrument with one or two strings (the latter more correctly called a duochord) and a movable bridge. Unlike most musical instruments, the monochord was designed primarily for scientific experimentation and teaching. It is used to demonstrate the relationship of string division to pitch, and the various systems of temperament that can be derived this way.  





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