Phi = φ = 1.61803398874989484820458683436563811772¬…
„What Phi (the golden ratio) Sounds Like” is a musical interpretation of the mathematical constant Phi. The formula I use to translate the digits of Phi into music is as follows:
1 = C;2 = D;3 = E;4 = F;5 = G;6 = A;7 = B;8 = C octave;9 = D octave;0 = no note is played;The melodies that you hear throughout this piece are taken directly from the first 39 digits of Phi. The tempo is set at 161.8 BPM.
Phi represents the golden ratio which has been used by artists, musicians and architects throughout history for it’s aesthetically pleasing properties, and is seen to occur in nature in many forms.