Julianna Connelly Stockton & Andrew Lazowski

Course Name

Senior Seminar in Mathematics

Course Number

MA 398

Document Type


Original Publication Date

Fall 2015

Publication Date

Fall 2016


What is the mathematical reasoning behind the ear’s ability to distinguish two completely different musical sounds? In answering this question, one must call to mind a fundamental term with regards to music: timbre.


Writing Across the Curriculum 2015/2016 2nd place prize winner.

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