ZERO is no-thing. It is the nonexistent dot representing unbounded infinity. And that's our canvass. To make music, we need this canvass to provide a grid or a system of measurement, which requires a boundary condition.
"Only when you divide is when you can put together a composition!"
Enter ONE - the quantum of action.
Let’s say the zero (i.e. the dot) wanted to ‘see’ itself, so it created a circl
And then, the circle wanted to 'see' itself, so it created a 'circle of circles'.This ‘recursive’ (a.k.a. self-referential) aspect of circular geometry leads us to a pattern of 7 circles popularly known in sacred geometry circles (pun intended) as the ‘Seed of Life’. Note that it took exactly 6 circles to complete a ‘circle of circles’. We could also make a pattern with more or less circles but 6
And the story goes on... We can keep adding more circles at every new intersection point of two circles and this can go on ad infinitum.
With the addition of each 'layer' (6,12,18... circles), the arrangement (a total of
3n(n-1)+1 circles) grows in concentric circles with radii of 'n' (1,2,3,4...)
Question: Where do we see such quantisation in music?
Quantization in Music:
Everything vibrates in whole number quanta:
Harmonic /Overtone Series.
All music is made of cycles or loops or periodic waves
Since a sine wave represents circular motion, the overtone series can be looked at another representation of concentric circles.
When packing spheres in 3D, it’s the 12 around 1 arrangement that emerges.
This the same arrangement that we see in fruit shops with stacks of oranges and apples arranged in a pyramid. In that arrangement, each sphere is touching exactly 12 neighbouring spheres. Connecting the centres of all 12, we get a shape called the ‘cuboctahedron’ (shown in white). Connecting the centre of the central sphere
Space is the ZERO (the unbounded infinity), and Time is the ONE (the bounded infinity) and the Quantum of Action.
ZERO + ONE = SPACETIME (Quantized), the birthplace of all creation.
Universe is Quantised
Music is Quantised
Both are based on whole number divisions.
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