Mathematics and the Twelve-tone System: Past, Present, and Future

@inproceedings{MorrisMathematicsAT,
  title={Mathematics and the Twelve-tone System: Past, Present, and Future},
  author={Robert Morris}
}
The first major encounter of non-trivial mathematics and non-trivial music was in the conception and development of the twelve-tone system from the 1920s to the present. Although the twelve-tone system was formulated by Arnold Schoenberg, it was Milton Babbitt whose ample but non-professional background in mathematics made it possible for him to identify… CONTINUE READING