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John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music

John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music
Physicist and saxophonist Stephon Alexander has argued in his many public lectures and his book The Jazz of Physics that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane had quite a lot in common. Alexander in particular draws our attention to the so-called “Coltrane circle,” which resembles what any musician will recognize as the “Circle of Fifths,” but incorporates Coltrane’s own innovations. Coltrane gave the drawing to saxophonist and professor Yusef Lateef in 1967, who included it in his seminal text, Repository of Scales and Melodic Patterns. Where Lateef, as he writes in his autobiography, sees Coltrane's music as a "spiritual journey" that "embraced the concerns of a rich tradition of autophysiopsychic music," Alexander sees “the same geometric principle that motivated Einstein’s" quantum theory. Neither description seems out of place. Coltrane was also very much aware of Einstein’s work and liked to talk about it frequently. Related Content: John Coltrane’s ‘Giant Steps’ Animated Related:  sites à lireHuman Stuff

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Giuseppe Cambiano. Platone: musica e matematica Giuseppe Cambiano, professore emerito di Storia della Filosofia Antica presso la Scuola normale superiore di Pisa, intervistato al Festival della Filosofia di Modena 2017, parla degli insegnamenti di matematica e musica nell’Accademia platonica. La musica per i greci, era intesa in senso molto più ampio rispetto a come la intendiamo oggi, era l’arte delle Muse, la cultura letteraria musicale in senso generale e aveva una funzione essenziale per la formazione e del carattere dei giovani. La musica è anche studio dei rapporti numerici e la matematica ha una funzione essenziale per la filosofia perché ci fa fare un salto dalla considerazione degli oggetti puramente sensibili alla considerazione delle forme universali, che sono per esempio le forme geometriche che vengono studiate nelle loro proprietà generali. La funzione conoscitiva della matematica è straordinaria perché ci premettere di cogliere le proprietà generali delle cose ed è la via che ci conduce alla filosofia. Tags

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