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LNP-0222 – Knox: tau of n
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Title: tau of n
Composer: Charles Knox
Catalog #: LNP-0222
Item type: performance set
Genre: quintet 
Instrumentation: flute, clarinet, vibraphone, cello, piano
Format: 9"x12"
Duration: 11:31
ISBN-13: 9781631620430
 
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Comments: τ(n) (or "tau of n") was composed for the new music ensemble, Thamyris. It was first performed by that group in 1992 in a concert at Spivey Hall.
   The mathematical expression τ(n) is a function encountered in number theory. Also called the divisor function, when applied to a positive integer, τ(n) produces a result which is the number of positive divisors of that integer. For example: the numbers 1 and 3 are all of the possible positive divisors of 3, so τ(3) = 2. Likewise, 1, 2, 5 and 10 are all of the positive divisors of 10, so τ(10) = 4.

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