Music and Math in Harmony

by Paul VanRaden




A variety of scales, tuning systems, and types of harmony are derived using simple math. The resulting tones are mapped onto a new piano keyboard. Traditional music theory uses a standard keyboard with an uneven key pattern that has been copied without thought for more than 700 years. On a new, electronic keyboard with evenly spaced keys, beginners could choose fewer tones and professionals could choose more tones to produce different and better music.


Music and Math in Harmony (full article)


Patent Application: A Scalable Piano Keyboard


VanRaden's Theory of Music (45-minute audio)






          Angel VanRaden wants a simpler piano keyboard easier to play.






          Daddy hopes she will like the new, scalable piano keyboard.





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