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Author of this exhibit: Jürgen Richter-Gebert (Technical University of Munich) / Sound engine: Patrick Wilson and Aaron Montag, based on cindyjs.org / Pachelballs: Konrad Heidler.

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Dive into a multitude of topics that visualize the complex interrelations of melody, harmony and mathematics. Push the “play” button in each visualization and experience the effect of parameters.

Each of the animations looks at a certain musical piece or pattern from a special mathematical viewpoint. Aspects of symmetry, both in time and space help to understand musical ideas. If you look at an animation of a Chopin Prelude, it unveils hidden structures and helps you to understand the music better.

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