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1/1: The Journal of the Just Intonation Network

1/1, The Journal of the Just Intonation Network (pronounced "One-One") was published from 1985 through 2007. I served as editor in chief throughout the life of the publication. A total of forty-seven issues were published. Issues were numbered in volumes of four, so there were eleven complete volumes of four issues each, and an incomplete volume twelve, containing only three issues. The forty-seven issues of 1/1 probably comprise the largest single body of information about Just Intonation in the English language written by composers, musicians, and theorists actively working with just tunings. The list of contributors reads like a who's who of the Just Intonation community. All issues of 1/1 still in print are available from Frog Peak Music . The few issues that are out of print will eventually be added as I have time to scan my archival copies.

The Just Intonation Network and 1/1 were started in the fall of 1984 by the officers of Other Music, Inc. in San Francisco: Carola Anderson, Henry Rosenthal, and myself. Initially, 1/1 was published quarterly, but we soon found maintaining a quarterly schedule impossible, especially in terms acquiring the necessary volume of quality articles needed to fill four issues per year. As a result, the publication schedule soon became irregular remained so for the duration of the journal's existence.

1/1 essentially ended when I resigned as editor, in 2006. I decided that the twenty-three years I had devoted to editing and publishing 1/1 was more than enough and that I wanted to devote my time to other activities. Since I was doing most of the labor necessary to keep 1/1 and the network functioning, and no one else was interested in taking on the project, this effectively meant the end of both 1/1 and the network. The final issue, 12:3, was guest edited by John Schneider, with me doing the copy editing and Anthony Kozar the bulk of the production. After I announced my resignation as editor, a number of people came forward and volunteered to work on the production of 1/1 in order to keep the publication going. Unfortunately, coordinating a group of volunteers to produce 1/1 required nearly as much time and energy on my part as doing the work myself, so I was forced to abandon that plan.