Playing Musical Tiles

Rachel W. Hall
Bridges London: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2006)
Pages 261–268

Abstract

In this survey paper, I describe three applications of tilings to music theory: the representation of tuning systems and chord relationships by lattices, modeling voice leading by tilings of n-dimensional space, and the classification of rhythmic tiling canons, which are essentially one-dimensional tilings.

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