Music and IQ

David Webber dave at musical.demon.co.uk
Thu Sep 28 11:50:03 EST 2000


Chazzz <chazz469 at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:BUuA5.123052$xg1.1088270 at news1.rdc1.sdca.home.com...
> >The harmonic series is very straightforward.  I didn't
> >know about the
> >matrices (but they teach those at high school these days
> >too <g>.)
>
> It is straightforward, the relationships between the tones are simple
> ratios....

I'm afraid you're losing me.  I know about integer frequency ratios and that
an octave is always a factor of two but different tuning systems use
different definitions of other intervals

> 10  cc               (628 Hz)
> 4    c                (251 Hz)<----- (middle c)
> 2    C               (125 Hz)
> 1    CC            (62.5 Hz)

but this looks very odd to me.

> So you say..."How is this important?"...

No I don't.  I know why it's important (except for that cc) :-)

> >The harmonic series is very straightforward.  I didn't know about the
> >matrices (but they teach those at high school these days too <g>.)
>
> Ever studied the music of Pierre Boulez?  Or the later determinate works
of
> Shoenberg?

No.

>  Musical Matrices are very different than the ones that Calculus
> uses.

Then it's not based in mathematics ?

Dave
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Dave Webber
Author of MOZART the Music Processor for Windows - http://www.mozart.co.uk
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