The Geometry of Music (Again)
Seed has more on this topic. Don’t you just love it when the complex turns out to have a simple underpinning? I love that! From the article:
“We can go through the history of Western music and see how composers over the last 1,000 years have basically all been realizing these same two basic principles,” he said. “In a very systematic way, we can explain under what conditions it’s possible to satisfy those two principles at the same time.”
To find out what those two principles, check the original Seed article here.