Pythagoras and Music (A Deep Dive + Examples Old & New)

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  • He’s best known for the Pythagorean Theorem…
  • But could Pythagoras be listed among the fathers of music theory based?
  • In this article, we explain Pythagoras’ contributions to music theory

Perhaps you already know him from his greatest hit: the Pythagorean Theorem.

Or, perhaps you have heard an apocryphal story involving anvils and octaves: more on that in just a moment.