>Baroque, Werkmeister, and Orbits

>Consider the planets…

…and how they move.

And then consider the music of Bach, here performed by Glenn Gould:

There is a connection of sorts between the two. That connection would be Andreas Werckmeister and his theories about music, mathematics, and the orderly movement of the planets.

And then consider the opening scene from the Werckmeister Harmonies:

I cannot say I have any comments – except to say it is interesting to put these different pieces side by side.

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