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Fred Lerdahl, Generative Theory of Tonal Music (GTTM), Language, Music, Ray Jackendoff -

Human creativity has produced wonders of communication and expression through the mediums of language and music.   Language, a system of symbols and rules, has long been our primary vehicle for the transmission of thoughts.   On the other hand, music, a complex framework of melody, rhythm, and harmony, functions as a universal language. Interestingly, these seemingly distinct entities possess an intrinsic mathematical symmetry, enabling them to represent thoughts in intriguingly similar ways.   The cognitive scientist Ray Jackendoff, along with his colleagues, has provided pivotal insights into this relationship.   We explore the mathematical similarity between language and music...

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