# Math for Poets and Drummers

@article{Hall2008MathFP, title={Math for Poets and Drummers}, author={Rachel Wells Hall}, journal={Math Horizons}, year={2008}, volume={15}, pages={10 - 24} }

You've probably heard that "math and music go together." I hear it often; I'm a mathematician and musician who studies the applications of math to music. Precisely how math and music go together, though, is somewhat mysterious. There is no doubt that their connection has a long history. The ancient Greeks discovered a correspondence between musical intervals with a pleasing sound and ratios of whole numbers, thus inspiring a persistent association between music and proportions in Western…

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