[microsound] 1.61803399

Gary R. Weisberg gary at meterpool.com
Fri Mar 12 14:25:59 EST 2010

Au contrare, mon frere...Bartok may not have had notes specific to the 
use of the golden ratio, but there are musicologists who have analyzed 
his works (Harry Halbreich, Erno Lendvai) and have noted its use in some 
of his pieces - most notably the string quartets (my favorites), and the 
sonata for 2 pianos and percussion.

On 3/12/2010 12:32 PM, Kim Cascone wrote:
> 3. Bartok never kept many notes on his compositional process so claims 
> that Bartok's work makes extensive use of phi are dubious -- although 
> there are examples of his using Fibonacci numbers for structuring a 
> couple of his works

More information about the microsound mailing list