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.
In part 4, Mat discusses how time signatures are created using fractions.
In part 3, Mat Mckinley delves into “movement” – in other words, rhythm, the organisation of sonic data according to time.
In part 2, we explore the numbers of music a bit further.