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November 9, 2017
by Rachel Noble
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Maths causes major happiness!

There’s a link between music, maths and our emotions. How can this be and why do major chords in songs make us happy? This is what I am going to explore in this blog post! The links between maths and music: beats (the value of each note) timings rhythm string numbers if you are changing […] Continue reading

February 8, 2017
by Liam Hamilton
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My Experiences of Music.

Ever since I was in P5, I was always very musical. I started playing the clarinet in P5 when the opportunity arose to take up an instrument. This really excited me and was raring to go. I continued to play clarinet and take part in many school concerts and music festivals until 6th year when I […] Continue reading

November 4, 2015
by Andrew Hughes
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It’s maths, Jim, but not as we know it…

When a string is plucked, it vibrates at a particular rate creating a note. A familiar concept to violinists, guitarists, cellists and…well anybody who plays a stringed instrument, and I’m sure anyone who has ever fired an elastic band across a room. The rate at which this string vibrates is known as the frequency (determined […] Continue reading

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