Specific Intervals

In diatonic set theory a specific interval is the clockwise distance between pitch classes on the chromatic circle (interval class), in other words the number of half steps between notes. The largest specific interval is one less than the number of "chromatic" pitches. In twelve tone equal temperament the largest specific interval is 11. (Johnson 2003, p.26)Myhill's property is the quality of musical scales or collections with exactly two specific intervals for every generic interval. In other words, each generic interval can be made from one of two possible different specific intervals.
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