Music Theory in relation to Calendar systems and Lunar phasesElder Apothecary
Friday, May 27th from 2:30-4pm
It is an informational lecture style class on how the major scale and other aspects of 12 tone musical theory are embedded in our understanding of the passage of time. The solar year and lunar months are the bass frequencies of our human experience and the fundamental properties of music theory and harmony appear in these fields in a number of ways.
It will include a brief introduction to music theory and some examples on the piano.
A history of specific calendars and how our current calendar has arrived where it is.
An analysis of the patterns produced in the interlocking rhythms of the earth sun and moon.