Case study: A whole tone scale in Bach

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Abstract

I note and the discuss the music and neuroscience implications of my finding that the Sarabande from Bach’s d minor Partita for Solo Violin (BWV 1004/3) contains a whole tone scale.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Neuroscience of Bach's Music
Subtitle of host publicationPerception, Action, and Cognition Effects on the Brain
PublisherElsevier
Pages243-248
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780443135194
ISBN (Print)9780443135200
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2024
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ascending scale
  • Cognitive landscape
  • d minor Violin Partita
  • Descending scale
  • Neapolitan sixth chord
  • Perception of scales
  • Whole tone scale

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