Musical harmony and colours John Denis Macdonald
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Musical harmony and colours
Diagrams of musical scores showing the supposed relationship between colours and chords.
Figures 3, 4 and 5 from a supplement to the manuscript paper “Analogy of sound and colour” by J D Macdonald. Not published by the Royal Society of London.
Inscribed above each figure in ink: ‘Diagram III. Changes of position of the common chord of the Tonic’; ‘Diagram IIII. Changes of position of the common chord of the Dominant’; and ‘Diagram V. Changes of position of the common chord of the Subdominant’.
Sir John Denis Macdonald was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1859.
- Image reference: RS-11114
- The Royal Society
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