While it is understood today that J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier was
intended for a system of “well temperament,” which (if any) specific
temperament remains unknown. Excerpts from the work have been analyzed in
the context of Werkmeister-III (Gann, 2019), but also within other tuning
frameworks (Lehman, 1995). This study addressed the question of temperament
from a computational standpoint – i...