EXCELLENT — The Mathematical Problem with Music, and How to Solve It — “Performance is an art of compromise” – temperament, timbre, intonation, tuning, voice, tone

Equal Temperament purpose — Divide octave into 12 equal intervals (ratios) to facilitate octave transposition on keyed / digital / discrete instruments. VIDEO DESCRIPTION / NOTES There is a serious mathematical problem with the tuning of musical instruments. A problem that even Galileo, Newton, and Euler tried to solve. This video is about this problem … Read more

Musical Mathematical Ratios and the Engineering of Consciousness – Alexandre Tannous – Free Your Mind Conference 3 (2015-04)

Half-step has 100 cents. Western octave is 12 half-steps (tones, notes: C, C#, D, etc. Black and white keys on keyboard) Indian octave has 22 tones Persian and Arabic octave has 24 tones Turkish octave has 53 steps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-rIRML75_I&list=PLfi4BBtYUMKz36guaSbV8F0I8gosT7eIw

What happens when you play one song backwards as a muse to writing another song?

Ian McCulloch, singer-songwriter.  I’ve always said that The Killing Moon is the greatest song ever written. I’m sure Paul Simon would be entitled say the same about Bridge Over Troubled Water, but for me The Killing Moon is more than just a song. It’s a psalm, almost hymnal. It’s about everything, from birth to death … Read more