6. Science Hall



This Hall will be a workshop room with the vibratory charts and scientific experiments with music such as the following from the web page of www.aboutscotland.com

Pythagoras (6th century BC) observed that when the blacksmith struck his anvil, different notes were produced according to the weight of the hammer.
Number (in this case amount of weight) seemed to govern musical tone…See if you can hear the sound in your imagination before it comes, by judging from the proportions of the string lengths. The first one’s easy.

 Octave strings

Again, number (in this case amount of space) seemed to govern musical tone. Or does musical tone govern number?

He also discovered that if the length of the two strings are in relation to each other 2:3, the difference in pitch is called a fifth:


and if the length of the strings are in relation to each other 3:4, then the difference is called a fourth.


 Thus the musical notation of the Greeks, which we have inherited can be expressed mathematically as 1:2:3:4 All this above can be summarized in the following.

All strings

(Another consonance which the Greeks recognised was the octave plus a fifth, where 9:18 = 1:2, an octave, and 18:27 = 2:3, a fifth;)


This triangular figure of numbers in the shape of the Greek letter Lamda is the Tetrad of the Pythagoreans. As was discussed by Plato in his dissertation on the Composition of the Soul, it is a set of numbers whose relationships with each other seemed to summarize all the inter-dependent harmonies within the universe of space and time.

Thus to have established the relationship between music and space/number fired the imagination of the Pythagoreans and was taken up especially by the School of Plato and the subsequent Neo-Platonists. Pythagoras himself wrote nothing which has survived, and so it is the Platonists we have to thank for recording and developing what had hitherto been passed down through two hundred and fifty years of oral tradition.

Pythagoras taught that each of the seven planets produced by its orbit a particular note according to its distance from the still centre which was the Earth. The distance in each case was like the subdivisions of the string refered to above. This is what was called Musica Mundana, which is usually translated as Music of the Spheres. The sound produced is so exquisite and rarified that our ordinary ears are unable to hear it.

The Vibratory Charts from the Chrysalis Teachings

Music will give the pattern of perfection to humanity as an example to follow when the realization of it as a science has been discovered by the scientific community. At the present time, it is not being furthered very fast.