James Clerk Maxwell Quote

Some years ago I encountered a gentleman whose main object was to discover the musical relations of the number eleven. I hear on good authority that the question is not only more perplexed but more interesting than ever.


Quoted in Lewis Campbell and William Garnett, The Life of James Clerk Maxwell: With a Selection from His Correspondence and Occasional Writings, Chapter VIII (p. 233), Macmillan & Co Ltd. 1882

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Some years ago I encountered a gentleman whose main object was to discover the musical relations of the number eleven. I hear on good authority that...

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Some years ago I encountered a gentleman whose main object was to discover the musical relations of the number eleven. I hear on good authority that...

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Some years ago I encountered a gentleman whose main object was to discover the musical relations of the number eleven. I hear on good authority that...

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Some years ago I encountered a gentleman whose main object was to discover the musical relations of the number eleven. I hear on good authority that...