Detritus 152 J.S. Bach – Cello Suite No. 1 – Prelude from Alexander Chen on Vimeo. 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. More info here


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Last Clock from New Mediology on Vimeo.

Wow this is one of the most beautiful visual iPad apps yet – what a great way to display timelapse, but note its for iPad2 only… Check their gallery (Vaguely related – when I was at the botanic gardens the other day I saw someone taking photos with their iPad & had to stop myself laughing out loud, it looked so ridiculous, but maybe he was using this app…)



“In the 50’s, this guy named Jim Fassett had an idea to take field recordings of bird songs and transform them on a tape machine, altering their pitch and reducing their speed in order to create actual songs from the singing of real birds. The result is what he called “The symphony of the birds”.
The sound clips used in this video are the explanatory comments in the beginning (Track 1) and the first “movement” in the symphony. (track 2)


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