What is it about?

This is the first article where I proposed the idea of "gestural similarity" to formalize similarities between apparently-unrelated movements of orchestral performers. Then, I extend this concept to the comparisons between sounds and sketched images.

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Why is it important?

This approach is an attempt to join musical performance, mathematics, cognition, and visual arts, looking for the unity of core-similarity gestures in the ocean of subjective variations.

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This page is a summary of: Introduction to gestural similarity in music. An application of category theory to the orchestra, Journal of Mathematics and Music, May 2018, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/17459737.2018.1450902.
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