“Music is liquid architecture; Architecture is frozen music.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In 2005, I began answering this question for myself by making Douzee, a dataviz system of ‘molecule models’ for constructing scales and chords. I thought it would be a nice app. Then, I made designs of other music concepts. Now, it’s too big for small screens.
Maybe you had music lessons as a kid. If so, you might remember this C major scale: