|One obvious place to look for scaling characteristics in music is in the set of durations of the notes
of a given composition.|
If examination reveals a power law relationship between a note's duration and the total number of such durations, then we can at least establish that a scaling phenomenon exists.
|Here are two examples.|
|Here we plot the duration scalings of these examples.|
|Are these examples fractal?|
|Now add counterpoint.|
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