Wednesday, November 28, 2012

BACH WITH A BAR-GRAPH SCORE



Bach's most famous organ piece, with a bar-graph score.

Beautiful music.  The visual bar-graph score is fascinating to watch.

H/T to margaret.

7 comments:

Heidi G. aka Mom said...

How cool. For those of us who had piano lessons liberally interspersed with various Sonatina exercises, this graphic breaks it all down to a simple familiar structure. In principle this could be easily mastered technically, but in my case, still not make it real music if I were to play it. Thanks for the insight. I never really noticed that before, certainly never heard it that way, I'm clearly a visual learner! And hence not a musician.

Ciss B said...

This is one of my favorite pieces of music and I love these graphics for it! I could listen to this over and over again, and this is a fun way to "see" it.

Grandmère Mimi said...

The bar-graph visual is a splendid idea. I've watched and listened over and over.

I took piano lessons as a child, but I could never master coordinating my two hands. A friend recently told me that she thought I may have ADD. She is not a mental health expert, but ADD would explain much about things in my life that I've found difficult over the years.

Elizabeth Kaeton said...

Wow. Amazing.Thanks, Mimi

Grandmère Mimi said...

You're welcome, Elizabeth. I listened again. Splendid!

WSJM said...

This is wonderful, Mimi. I was particularly fascinated by how clearly it shows how a fugue really works.

Grandmère Mimi said...

Bill, I've lost count of how many times I've played the video. It's wonderful.