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The Music of Proof: The Second Movement

This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2017.

Want even more mathematical musicality? Then you’ll like the sound of this. Following on from our rhapsodic The Music of Proof: What Does Maths Sound Like? event, this evening will see everything from a performance by a specially assembled string quartet, to a debate about whether you really can hear maths in music, using real audience data. Finally, there will be an open discussion with members of the audience, with special guests mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, composer Emily Howard, researcher Michelle Phillips and sound artist Jamie Perera.

ABOUT PRiSM, the RNCM Centre for Practice & Research in Science & Music

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Science and Industry Museum, Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP

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Adults and families 12+

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