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Published on Sep 25, 2012
Sonata in C major, HWV 577, by George Frideric Handel, with animated score.
Q: Who is George Frideric Handel? A: A German-born British Baroque composer, famous for his operas, oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. You can read more about him here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_F...
Q: What do the colors mean? A: Each pitch class has its own color, chosen by mapping the musician's "circle of fifths" to the artist's "color wheel". I choose C to be blue. This is YouTube user Smalin's invention. You can read more about it here: http://www.musanim.com/mam/pfifth.htm
Q: How did you make this animation? A: With a program I wrote in Python. I also used FFMPEG, SoX, TiMidity, FluidSynth, Python Image Library, and midicsv. All excellent, free, open-source software.
Q: Could you make a video of this other song? A: Sure! Well, maybe. For copyright reasons, it has to be public domain music. Just comment below, or send me a message and I'll see what I can do.