Microtonality is An interval
in any musical
er than a semitone.
Additionaly, A semitone is an interval equal
to a half tone
in the standard diatonic scale
. Also called half step, half tone.
The use of microtonility is more used in Eastern countries, especially India
, Saudi Arabia
, and the like, because with instrument
s such as the sitar
, it's easier to slide into tone
s with values
deemed as "mircotonal".