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Analogy of Colour and Music

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THE supposed analogy between the spectrum and the musical scale is not strictly accurate, because in the former the colours blend into one another imperceptibly, while the notes of the latter are separated by distinct intervals.

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DEAS, F. Analogy of Colour and Music. Nature 1, 385 (1870). https://doi.org/10.1038/001385a0

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