The Beauty of Maths & Music

US Three videos giving you 3 x the knowledge!      09/04/24

Thinking about the relationship of music and maths an intriguing way to understand how certain tones, timbres, and harmonies work. In this video, we look at how maths and sound synthesis combine to create dissonant and consonance. Another example of Maths and Music is below. Whats surprising from this video is that Pythagoras used a weighing scale to identify why some hammers sounded harmonically satisfying - and it was down to their relative weight!


And this video covers the beauty of this combination, by Saxophonist Marcus Miller who explains the relationships of harmonies in another way: 


Who said Algebra wasn't ace?! 


About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.

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