OK, can music do without mathematics? Can engineering do without mathematics?<quoted text> Wrong!
A simple and truthful analogy, science can never do without Mathematics. But Mathematics can do without science. Period.
Fields of study can all have their left and right brain requirements. Math is just a left brain way of rendering the world. Abstractions like color or smell are more of a left brain thing. That doesn't mean that you ignore them when dealing with science.