If We Could Hear Pi, What Would It Sound Like?

Today is Pi Day, and because I don’t know a whole lot about math, but I do know something about music and movement, here’s a selection of videos that celebrate Pi through music. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

“Pi in Base 12 – Part 1 – Overture” from the Pi Music Project:

Pi taken to 31 decimal places and 157 beats per minute:

Pi taken to 220 decimal places, played on violin (fans of the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind pay close attention):

About Nancy Pardo

Nancy Pardo is a Seattle-based writer and editor. She holds an MA in Professional Writing. She began her career as a Washington DC-area reporter, moving on to become an editor and contributor for several top industry magazines in the U.S. and the Middle East. Nancy currently works for PTC as content marketing director and manages the company's award-winning blog Product Lifecycle Stories.
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2 Responses to If We Could Hear Pi, What Would It Sound Like?

  1. No Kate Bush?

    • Nancy Pardo says:

      Nice, Peter! I wasn’t aware of this song. It just goes to show you can make anything sound fantastic with a great voice and a little soul!

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