Monday 17 March 2008

Quotes of The Day (17/03/08)

Yes, not just one today...

'And so they handed down to us clear knowledge of the speed of the heavenly bodies and their risings and settings, of geometry, numbers and, not least, of the science of music. For these sciences seem to be related.'

Archytas of Tarentum, Early Fourth Century BC

'Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light'

Claude Debussy c.1900

Music and Mathematics: From Pythagoras to Fractals

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