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Music and math: The genius of Beethoven – Natalya St. Clair

Summary: How is that Beethoven wrote many of his most beloved songs while going deaf? The answer lies in the math behind his music. Natalya St. Clair employs the “Moonlight Sonata” to illustrate the way Beethoven was able to convey emotion and creativity using the certainty of mathematics. Author: TEDEd LESSONS WORTH SHARING [Educator: Natalya…
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Math dance: Erik Stern and Karl Schaffer at TEDxManhattanBeach

Summary: Karl Schaffer and Erik Stern founded the Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble in Santa Cruz, California in 1987. Drawing on their combined backgrounds in dance, mathematics, science, writing, music, theater, and athletics, they were drawn to uncommon fields as fodder for their choreography. Author: non-applicable Publication Year: 2012 Electronic Access: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws2y-cGoWqQ Type…
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