…the well-tempered clavier—which in my extreme youth I thought had something to do with what a person would be described in Spanish as being pacifica…umm, we have a well-traveled fleur.
Now, with two open trumpet-blooms.
And no Bach involved.
I see that temperament in music has to do with fine-tuning to a different tuning, compromising the “pure” intervals of just intonation. I know KW, Jay, and others (I’m sure) can follow all this, but it’s over my head!
And, yes, I’m writing about flowers and music because I don’t want to contemplate missing the Brookwood Borders—although not the Borders closest to my house—everything but magazines 30% off—or more. After all, I remember Borders back when it was one fun store, and I think had an apostrophe.