Quint French, German|
This entry is still under construction. The next time you visit, check the Revision History to see what's been added.Strictly speaking, these names are synonyms for Fifth, but they are often used for any fifth-sounding rank such as Twelfth and Nineteenth.
There are alternate meanings for the names Jula and Iula.
Of the approximately 1130 examples of Quint[e] and Quinta listed in Osiris, half are at 2-2/3' pitch, one quarter are at 1-1/3' pitch, one sixth are at 5-1/5' pitch, one tenth are at 10-2/3' pitch, two each are (possibly erroneously) at 1' and 2' pitch, and one each are at 1/3' and 1/6' pitch. No examples are known of Diapente, Iula, Jula, Nete or Pente. Contributions welcome.
Original site compiled by Edward L. Stauff. For educational use only.|
Quint.html - Last updated 14 May 2003.