Asked • 05/28/19

Notation without flats or sharps in equally tempered tuning?

Considering only equally tempered tuning, do full notes such as C, D, E, etc have any special characteristics compared to flats and sharps, so that they 'deserve' a separate letter? If no, would it make sense to simplify the notation to N1..N12 in case no other tunings except 12-TET existed in the world?

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Nicholas C. answered • 06/30/19

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