Microtones, the frequency spaces between notes — Don Ellis

From wikipedia: Holton built Ellis a custom trumpet which he received in September 1965.[15] Its additional (fourth) valve enabled it to produce quarter tones. The inspiration for this may have been due to his studies of Indian music, which includes bent pitches that some ethnomusicologists refer to as “microtones”. However, it was probably more the result of Ellis’s … Read more

Music Theory and White Supremacy – “Music Theory and The White Racial Frame” Dr. Ewell

Original article — https://mtosmt.org/issues/mto.20.26.2/mto.20.26.2.ewell.html “Music theory can be seen as a racial ideology in which the views and ideas of white persons are held to be more significant than the views and ideas of nonwhites.” Excellent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr3quGh7pJA