[Bell Historians] Minor rings

LOVE, Dickon DrLove at s...
Wed Sep 11 13:29:31 BST 2002

> Are there any?

Yes there are, but no Minor 12s.

> As regards minor sixes and below, that is another area where Dove is not
too useful - it seems to apply that label to any ring which is not major!

But this is a good point too. Since new minor rings haven't been ordered for
some centuries (I suppose) the old collections are just approximations to
the early modes. Those not strictly "minor" could have their key notes
described in other ways too I guess.


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