Music and math: The genius of Beethoven

by Natalya St. Clair

How is it that Beethoven, who is celebrated as one of the most significant composers of all time, wrote many of his most beloved songs while going deaf? The answer lies in the math behind his music. Natalya St. Clair employs the “Moonlig

ht Sonata” to illustrate the way Beethoven was able to convey emotion and creativity using the certainty of mathematics.

Meet The Creators Educator Natalya St. Clair Animator Qa’ed Mai Script Editor Alex Gendler Narrator Addison Anderson