Re: What is music ... = spirals


Subject: Re: What is music ... = spirals
From: James Phelps (jimphelps_niucms@yahoo.com)
Date: Sun Nov 20 2005 - 16:49:55 EST


Hmmm ... I think this would bring into question
exactly WHAT about
electromagnetic radiation is being represented via the
circle metaphor and ...
thusly ... the same regarding vibrations of air
particles.

-Jim

--- Kevin Austin <kevin.austin@videotron.ca> wrote:

> Have you noticed that the color spectrum (from red
> to violet ... red,
> orange, yellow, green, blue, violet) cab be
> represented as a circle
> (or perhaps a spiral?), while low frequency to high
> frequency sound
> do not form a 'circle', or spiral.
>
>
>
> Very off topic ...
>
> And on a related (?) topic, does anyone have a more
> precise
> measurement of the perfect fifth (in cents) than
> 701.955 ... ? Using
> this more precise number, the pythagorean comma is
> 23.260 000 000
> 001. Using this more precise figure, the spiral away
> from the
> returning perfect fifth will itself spiral away, a
> helix on top of a
> helix.
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
> Best
>
> Kevin
>
>
>
> At 09:56 +0100 2005/11/20, stefaan watté wrote:
> >maybe of related interest;
> >
> >about pitch perception;
> >
>
>http://www.google.com/search?client=opera&rls=nl&q=pitch+illusion&sourceid=opera&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
> >
> >&
> >
> >http://www.philomel.com/
>
>
>

                
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