The Golden Ratio and Fibonacci Sequence in Music

The golden ratio is the irrational number Phi. We see it everywhere in the world around us. But, did you know that you can also hear it in your favorite music?

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Since the beginning of time Phi—also known as the golden ratio—has inspired the world around us. Have you ever noticed how some pieces of music just seem to make sense? From the notes and chords to the phrasing and dynamics, they can all feel like they were meant to go together. Many people believe this is not a coincidence but the golden ratio in action. Hosts Nahre and LA explore this phenomenon and create their own composition inspired by the golden ratio.

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