Logo

Music and Mathematics by Thomas M. Fiore

Small book cover: Music and Mathematics

Music and Mathematics
by

Publisher: The University of Chicago
Number of pages: 36

Description:
In this module we investigate some of the group theoretical tools that music theorists have developed in the past 30 years to find good ways of hearing particular works of music. Group theory is just one conceptual category that listeners, composers, and performers can use to make sense of a work of art and to communicate ways of hearing to others.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(250KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Sound ReasoningSound Reasoning
by - Connexions
This book offers a new approach to music appreciation for adults, focusing on style-independent concepts. The goal is to equip you with questions that you may ask of any piece of music, thereby creating a more comprehensive understanding of music.
(7213 views)
Book cover: Music in MotionMusic in Motion
by - De Gruyter Open
This volume deals with the musical activities of minorities and their impact on musical traditions in Europe. It also provides model projects with a practical insight into the life and work with music of migrant and minority cultures across Europe.
(2092 views)
Book cover: How to Write MusicHow to Write Music
by - H. W. Gray Co.
It is reasonable to expect that a musician shall be at least an accurate and legible writer as well as a reader of the language of his Art. The writing of music must be taught concurrently with the reading of it. Hence the following pages.
(8258 views)
Book cover: Music Lovers EncyclopediaMusic Lovers Encyclopedia
by - McClure, Phillips & Co
A facsimile edition of a classic, long the standard reference on music with almost 1,000 pages that include an A to Z biographical dictionary of musicians with over 8,500 entries, a dictionary of 7,000 musical terms, synopses of 90 operas, and more.
(9468 views)