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Old 11-22-2017, 02:04 PM   #9
Flint
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Music is mathematics. There is the obvious rhythm and time aspects, halves, quarters, eighths etc.

Then you find out that an octave is a doubling in frequency, and a fifth interval is 1.5x frequency, and your mind is blown. Notes are our subconscious appreciation of math.
This book: This Is Your Brain on Music

Go read this book. Trust me on this.

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Levitin's fascination with the mystery of music and the study of why it affects us so deeply is at the heart of this book...
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...he discusses neurobiology, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, empirical philosophy, Gestalt psychology, memory theory, categorization theory, neurochemistry, and exemplar theory in relation to music theory and history...
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