Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance

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At first glance, mathematics and music seem to be from separate worlds???one from science, one from art. But in fact, the connections between the two go back thousands of years, such as Pythagoras???s ideas about how to quantify changes of pitch for musical tones (musical intervals). Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance explores the many links between mathematics and different genres of music, deepening students??? understanding of music through mathematics. In an accessible way, the text teaches ...

Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance 2013, CRC Press

ISBN-13: 9781439867099

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