Book: Mathematical Music Theory

A Comprehensive Analysis and Comparison
of the Major Theoretical Models of the
Twentieth Century

Overview: The project explores the practical aspects of modern mathematical music theory. After a brief discussion on the natural and cultural controversies between mathematics and music, and the underlying philosophy behind the scientific models that are used in the field of music theory, an historical overview will follow, giving an overall picture for chronological timeline of mathematics and music connections. Three major movements in today’s mathematical music theory arena, namely the Lewin School, the Mazzola School, and the Buffalo School are studied in depth. The methodology, results and comparisons of these schools are presented along with analytical examples.

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Level: Upper-Advanced Music Theory

Format: E-Book (PDF), 197 pages.

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