This tone may be within dissonance range of one of the primaries.
The sound is jarring and harsh, and we term it a " dissonance " or " discord."
The frequency of beats giving maximum dissonance rises as we rise higher in the musical scale, and falls as we descend.
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This beat theory of dissonance was first put forward by Joseph Sauveur (1653-1716) in 1700.