Eric P. Dollard, On Music & Harmonics. Spokane, WA 2015

Conversation with Telsa-scientist Eric P. Dollard. Interviewed by Charles Roland Berry & Yogi Robert Emin. This is a true story of suppressed technology. Some powerful people don’t want the rest of us to have access to new technology– unless of course those people can make billions of dollars from the rest of us. Professor Dollard … Read more

Musical intervals and relative pitch: Frequency resolution, not interval resolution, is special

Abstract Pitch intervals are central to most musical systems, which utilize pitch at the expense of other acoustic dimensions. It seemed plausible that pitch might uniquely permit precise perception of the interval separating two sounds, as this could help explain its importance in music. To explore this notion, a simple discrimination task was used to … Read more

Music and the Power of Sound: The Influence of Tuning and Interval on Consciousness

Abstract Music has always been esteemed for its power to speak directly to our higher consciousness, a power founded in the purity of simple harmonic ratios. In this book, Alain Danielou traces the development of musical scales and tuning from their origins in both China and India, through their merging in ancient Greece, and on … Read more

What makes music sound ‘good’?

Random paint splashed on a canvas is much less appalling than random notes plunked down on a piano. Research, from Dr. Dmitri Tymoczko. youtube presentation on the geometry of music: “Random paint splashed on a canvas is much less appalling than random notes plunked down on a piano.” http://dmitri.tymoczko.com/publications.html