TIL: Blauertsche Bänder. https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blauertsche_B%C3%A4nder #acoustics
@draco taking the acoustics approach rather than the trig/calculus approach can make things a lot more clear, from personal experience
@poiseunderchaos yeah, also I think the music teacher who tried to explain it to me didn't understand it that deeply either, and he didn't care.
Also, I have some mental blocks around math. Mainly a vicious combination of self fulfilling prophecies and ADHD-related difficulties.
Fortunately, I now have a SO who cares and knows both the math and the music side of things.
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