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the big deal with math and music?

Aaron Greicius (HU Berlin)
2010/05/14, 16:00
HU Berlin, Rudower Chaussee 25, room 1.023
About what?

The connection between math and music has fascinated scientists for millenia. The ancient Greek investigated relations between numerical ratios and musical scales, nowadays new composition techniques have led to applications of set theory, abstract algebra and number theory in musical theory. This talk will shed some light on the implicit and explicit math in music and vice versa.