Piano notes made visible for the first time
Music is beautiful isn’t it? The team at CymaScope visualized the dynamic sounds of the piano’s first strike and the eventual plateau and decay phase of different notes. You can listen to the sounds here and watch as the geometric shapes come to life.
Here is a list of the geometric glyphs for each note
Cymascope - Sound Made Visible
the shapes of vibrations.
Albrecht Dürer, six pillows, pen an ink on paper, n.d.
John Powers - Wing Right Group (Left to right: Maquette Wing Right, Small Wing Right, Valby Ruta Oxford Circus Right, Large Wing Right), 2012
lumber, polystyrene, carpeting, fasteners, glue
77 1/5 × 68 9/10 × 43 7/10 in / 196 × 175 × 111 cm
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Lightning Fields, (2008).
Hummingbird hawk-moth (Richard Hammond’s Invisible Worlds - BBC)
Van Gogh’s palette. More on: http://www.retronaut.com/2011/01/famous-painters-palettes/