[Smt-talk] Fwd: good bacterial vibrations

Donna Doyle donnadoyle at att.net
Sun Aug 4 05:05:07 PDT 2013

P S Or, vibrations divided, of course. 

Interesting, R Strauss' prescience in Zarathustra re the pitch of the universe (B), although he got it the other way around (Zara's C for universal nature and B for human). 

With affiliation this time,

Donna Doyle
Queens College CUNY
Flushing, NY 11367

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> From: Donna Doyle <donnadoyle at att.net>
> Date: August 4, 2013, 7:15:24 AM EDT
> To: Dave Headlam <dheadlam at esm.rochester.edu>
> Cc: "smt-talk at lists.societymusictheory.org" <smt-talk at lists.societymusictheory.org>
> Subject: Re: [Smt-talk] good bacterial vibrations
> Thanks, Dave! 
> Questions: Are the vibrations steady? If multiplied to lie within human hearing range, what pitch would they produce? (Remember the NPR program on the pitch of outer space?)
> Best,
> Donna Doyle
> On Jul 2, 2013, at 7:33 AM, Dave Headlam <dheadlam at esm.rochester.edu> wrote:
>> Hi -- interesting story here about vibration rates in bacteria and applications for antibiotics.  Makes me wonder about possible uses for music theory outside the usual classroom - hotel ballroom circuit.  Could we help analyze these pathological songs?
>> http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/06/microscopic-tuning-forks-could-m.html?ref=hp
>> Dave Headlam
>> -- 
>> Dave Headlam
>> Professor of Music Theory
>> Eastman School of Music
>> 26 Gibbs St.
>> Rochester, NY 14604
>> david.headlam at rochester.edu
>> http://theory.esm.rochester.edu/dave_headlam
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