The beauty of Bach

November 2, 2011

A beautiful visualization of the Prelude from Bach’s Suite No.1 for solo cello, made by Alexander Chen. It takes a few seconds to find its feet:

(Hat-tip: Alex Ross)

This is not the first such thing that I have seen: a couple of years ago I found a Mobius strip visualization of one of Bach’s canons.

3 Responses to “The beauty of Bach”

  1. cburrell Says:

    Yes, I like that aspect of it. The regularity of the orbits makes me think that I could play this music myself (if only somebody would lengthen and shorten the strings for me).

  2. You can actually use the interactive version at 🙂

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