Faggot’s Fretful Fiasco: The Unsung Geometry of Musical Scales

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A lecture beginning with the question of why the frets of a guitar are arranged as they are, which delves deep into the mathematics of musical scales and the proportions and formula that explain them.

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This event was on Wed, 04 Oct 1995

Professor Ian Stewart

Professor Ian Stewart FRS

Professor of Geometry

Ian Stewart read Mathematics at Churchill College, Cambridge before completing his doctorate at the University of Warwick where he is now a Professor of Maths...

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