Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. …Geometry will draw the soul toward truth and create the spirit of philosophy. ― Plato
Music is the universal language of mankind. ―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Did you know you’re a mathe-magical musician with an inherent understanding of music theory? All living organisms are. It’s no coincidence. Just sing a note, any note.
Now, hum another note that’s higher than the last, but make it sound harmonic, the best you can.
You just sung the opening two notes to Star Wars™, and learned the perfect fifth in the process. Two notes with a frequency ratio of 2:3 are perfect fifths.
Dunnn (2) DUNNNNN (3) …… Dun Dun dah Duhhn duhn….
The perfect octave can be found in the song “Some Where” (over the rainbow)
Some (1) Where (2)
The perfect fourth if found in every wedding. Here Comes (the bride)
Here (3) Comes (4). Listen to how the pitch of the note goes up one third, from 3 to 4, this is the perfect fourth. [Read more…] about Musical Geometry