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Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music

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Harmony Explained: Progress Towards A Scientific Theory of Music
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Publisher: arXiv

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How does music, in particular harmony, actually work, presented as a real, scientific theory of music? In particular we derive from first principles of Physics and Computation the following three fundamental phenomena of music: the Major Scale, the Standard Chord Dictionary, and the difference in feeling between the Major and Minor Triads.

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