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The Suppression of Ancient Harmonic Science

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(Appeared in the Feb-Mar 2009 issue of NEXUS magazine.)

Three years ago I decided to return to a research project in music perception that I had postponed nearly thirty years earlier. It seems time had not diminished my curiosity about how we are able to organically measure the degree of dissonance and mentally anticipate the direction of resolution in music harmony.

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Music of the Quantum Lattice

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In the field of high-energy physics, a rapidly rising theory called Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics (Lattice QCD) proposes an invisible all-pervasive field beneath atomic structure. As a long overdue replacement for Einstein’s vacuous space-time continuum, we are now poised for a return to the ancient Pythagorean worldview of musica universalis. Read More...