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Progressions Part Three

Progressions Part Three

This is the third part of a series of posts on the three mediating proportions – arithmetic, geometric and harmonic – and my playing with the idea of mapping the latter of these to my next body of work, working title Fourths and Fifths. The first post in...
Progressions Part Two

Progressions Part Two

This is the second part of my musings on connections between music and color which started here. I left off with the arithmetic progression. Now for the second of the three: Geometric. Again, this is a three-term proportion where a > b > c. In the language of ratios,...
Progressions

Progressions

My attempts to determine whether or not a rational basis exists for my intuition of a relationship between color and music led me back to Robert Lawlor’s Sacred Geometry, a book I first read about a decade ago, specifically chapter VIII, “Mediation:...