Tonic Ambiguity

It has been found (right from Pythagorean times) that the frequency of the tonic and the frequencies of the rest of the tones and semi-tones form a simple ratio. A particular musical tone always has the same frequency ratio relationship with the tonic. The western solfege syllables corresponding to Sa, Ri, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni are Do, Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, Ti respectively.

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