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2.6.15

Math + Music


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Moravec, Northern Lights Electric, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, G. Rose
(bmop, 2012)
Charles T. Downey, Math + music = a little dry, but pleasant (Washington Post, June 2)
The equation of math with counterpoint is not necessarily axiomatic, but the probability is high that J.S. Bach will headline a concert program on the theme of mathematics and music. A concert by the Phillips Camerata on Sunday afternoon at the Phillips Collection, offered in conjunction with two exhibitions on artists and mathematics at the museum, reasserted this theorem. QED.

For pure fugues, the group turned to Mozart, or at least to arrangements of Bach preludes and fugues for string trio... [Continue reading]
Phillips Camerata
Music by Mozart, Bach, Moravec
Phillips Collection

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Charles T. Downey, NOI New Lights (Moravec, Brandenburg Gate) (Ionarts, July 1, 2012)

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