Humans use a palette of tones to express their mood and feelings. Scales provide a stable toolbox to start with. Mat even uses dice to write a tune! Could you write a hit song by chance? This final video brings all the mathematics of this series together to create a musical arrangement.
The fundamental vocabulary of music – pitch and rhythm, are based on mathematics. Mat explains all in easy-to-understand terms.
In part 2, we explore the numbers of music a bit further.
In part 3, Mat Mckinley delves into “movement” – in other words, rhythm, the organisation of sonic data according to time.