Category Archives: Sacred Number Theory

Music as a ‘Representational’ Art Form

Arguably most of the visual arts down through the ages have been ‘representational’ — that is, the artwork depicts something recognizable by most people (in their cultural context). Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” is instantly recognizable as a woman: Van Gogh’s … Continue reading

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Number Bases for Musical Gematria & Numerology

From a numerological point of view, it doesn’t matter whether we represent seven as ‘seven’ (English), ’7′ (Arabic numerals), ‘VII’ (Roman numerals) or ‘ε’ (ancient Greece). For some purposes (as we shall see shortly) it might be more convenient/transparent to … Continue reading

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