The Lost Harmonic Law of the Bible

Jay Kappraff
Bridges London: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2006)
Pages 481–490

Abstract

The ethnomusicologist Ernest McClain has shown that metaphors based on the musical scale appear throughout the great sacred and philosophical works of the ancient world. This paper will present an introduction to McClain’s harmonic system and how it sheds light on the Old Testament.

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