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International Journal of Art and Culture Technology

Volume 2, No. 2, 2018, pp 51-62


The artistic and scientific connections between music and mathematics

    Maria Conceição1, Levi Silva2, Elsa Morgado3, Mário Cardoso4
    1Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
    2,3Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, CITAR-UCP
    4Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
    musicafeliz@terra.com.br, levileon@utad.pt, levielsa@utad.pt, cardoso@ipb.pt


    In this article, we address the scientific and artistic connections between music and mathematics, considering the areas of knowledge with specific and universal languages. In order to identify threads that intertwine and produce interdisciplinary points, the strategies used in the research are of qualitative character searching in the literature conceptual links, and later systematization of the relation. The focus of the study was the interweaving between the musical field and the mathematical field in the connections with Set Theory, Abstract Algebra, Fractal Geometry, Number Theory, Golden Proportion and Fibonacci Number.


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