The Architecture of Music

The Circle of Fifths

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

The Harmonics: A Phenomenon of Nature and Physics

If the frets are removed from the fretboard, the harmonics would still exist in the exact same locations. They are a phenomenon of nature and physics located directly above the 5th, 7th, and 12th frets and the 12TET octave is derived from the exact locations of the harmonics.

The Harmonics and the Guitar