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Monday, December 12, 2011

What if all the notes were drawn as strings? Instead of a stream of classical notation on a page


Bach Cello Suites visualized

December 8, 2011 to Data Art  •  Share on Twitter  •  Comments (9)
As a resident at Eyebeam, Alexandar Chen visualizes the first Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suites:
Using the mathematics behind string length and pitch, it came from a simple idea: what if all the notes were drawn as strings? Instead of a stream of classical notation on a page, this interactive project highlights the music’s underlying structure and subtle shifts.
Interaction version here. Charming.

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