Alexander Chen Visualises Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1 Prelude

Posted in Music
By Sam Bathe on 11 Nov 2011

Reproducing the first Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suites, Alexander Chen highlights the music’s underlying structure and subtle shifts using the mathematics behind string length and pitch to explore the idea, what if all the notes were drawn as strings? Watch it in full HTML5 glory here. We sit in waiting for Chen’s other upcoming work.

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