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Music Animation Machine, colorful visualizations of classical music

Performed by Stephen Malinowski and accompanied by his Music Animation Machine classical music visualizations, enjoy Frédéric Chopin‘s Etude, opus 25 #4 in A minor.

Malinowski’s music animations have taken on a variety of visual forms over the years as he explores shapes, colors, connections, and movements that help to illuminate the compositions. In the fugue in C major from the first book of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, performed by Kimiko Ishizaka, it can be easier to identify the different layers of music.

Ishizaka performs the prelude in B major from the first book of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier to these pulsing holiday light-style notes, as well.

And finally, enjoy Puzzle Canon a6 (at the fourth), version 4 by Timothy Dwight Edwards, performed by the Double Entendre Chamber Ensemble. Led by oboes, bassons, and english horns, the colorful disks lock into place.

A variety of music visualization videos on this site include Malinowski’s Bach, Prelude in C-sharp major, WTC I, BWV 848, as well as Andy Fillebrown’s Audiosculptures, Classical Music Mashup: 57 classical tunes from 33 composers, and a neon light-illuminated visualization of Bach’s The Well Tempered Clavier.

Bonus: John Coltrane’s Giant Steps animated, Unendurable line from Japan’s Design Ah!, and Will Computers Ever Hear Like People Do?

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