A few words, however, must be said on the subject of equal temperament.
The training of our singers by pianos, as they are now tuned, by equal temperament, is altogether unsatisfactory.
It is evident, therefore, that all major thirds must be tuned somewhat sharper than perfect in a system of equal temperament.
I am reminded of the equal temperament which was once applied to the postmen's jackets.
The author is one of the harmonikoi or Aristoxeneans, who adopt the method of equal temperament.
In this art he introduced a great reform, that of tuning on a basis of equal temperament.