Pozzi Escot – The Poetics of Simple Mathematics in Music

Pozzi Escot

In 1999, American music composer and researcher Pozzi Escot published The Poetics of Simple Mathematics in Music, a study of the geometrical grounding and mathematical structure of various music traditions from the Middle Ages, Romantic era, Native American Indians or contemporary European avantgarde. Born in Lima, Peru, in 1933, Pozzi Escot teaches music theory and composition at New England Conservatory. She is the editor of Sonus – Journal of Investigations into Global Musical Possibilities. In 1976, she wrote Sonic Design: The Nature of Sound and Music.