These are The Ancient Melodies. They are arranged using mathematical constants in base 12, played in the 12 musical tones.
What is most astonishing is that a series of random notes from the chromatic scale typically sounds strange, meandering, and it's difficult to arrange into a melody that has conventional harmonic structure or a consistent rhythmic form. Most often, they are littered with dissonant melody notes and odd chord changes, because random chromatic sequences have floating tonal centers.
However, these mathematical digit sequences sound like they came from the mind of a composer, and are brimming with lively humor, haunting beauty, and breathtaking emotion. The chord structure follows the conventional classical/romantic aesthetic. Out of 330 melody notes, 12 are dissonant, and they are perfectly tasteful.
Listen all the way to the end and you'll know the perfect resolution of pi.
The link to sheet music is below these videos.
This is "Euler's METAL"
You can hear for yourself that I used conventional chord progressions to arrange these digit sequences into music humans have been writing for decades, even centuries. Since these constants are hiding in plain sight, and required little intervention to reveal the underlying musical structure, it's highly likely that these songs have been playing throughout the Universe for millions, if not billions of years, discovered and written by intelligent life everywhere. That's why I call them The Ancient Melodies.
The constants, when translated into a series of notes, contain implied melodic phrases. The simplest example would be to ask you to put spaces in this series of letters.
The raw notes of pi and e in base 12 contain this kind of reason in the musical sense. There are many songs one could derive from the constants, but these songs are "heavily implied" in the raw note sequences. These arrangements "optimize the cleverness and flow potential" from the digits.
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This is an alternative solution to the first section of pi. It's in the relative minor key. I want this song to be played at my funeral.
This is "The Requiem of Pi"
This is an alternative arrangement to Euler's number. It's a jazzy Latin feel.
The most important element to understand is what base 12 means. We use base ten, or decimal. Our standard system uses 10 characters to do math.
These are just symbols to represent amounts. Think of Roman numeral "X". In our system, we need two digits to express that amount, 10. Roman numeral "X" represents that amount using a single character. Digits are merely symbols to represent amounts. Choosing which base you use is like selecting your language. The whole world just happens to speak base 10.
Base 12 means that we are using 12 characters.
A = ten
B = eleven
Then, to connect the math with the music, we line those digits up with the 12 musical tones.
From there, we can play base 12 digit sequences as quarter notes. It didn't take much to reveal the underlying melodic phrases.
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