BBC Radio 3 – The Essay: Music and Mathematics

Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy untangles the fascinating maths hidden beneath the surface of some of our great contemporary and historical works of art. In this edition, he starts with composer Philip Glass…He also talks about the work of Olivier Messiaen, Arnold Schoenberg and Indian tabla players of the eighth century.”

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"The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's, must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together in a harmonious way. " G H Hardy, A Mathematician's Apology (London 1941).

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