This is so cool. When you think about it, the gathering of information is probably not terribly difficult, but the visualization works so well:
A friend passed this along to me after seeing Bach Visualization infographic I made on my blog. Absolutely wonderful.Visualization of the 1st violin of the 2nd symphony, 4th movement by Ferdinand Ries
Awesome simplistic and interactive visualization of a Bach Cello Suites No. 1, Prelude.Created by Alexander Chen, the same guy who did the mta.me and the Les Paul Doodle for Google. (DMD graduate 2003 -> small world.)
Frederic Brodbeck uses Python to extract data from movies. Somewhat similar to the Titanic movie visualization, allowing viewer to see the whole movie at one time.
This is a cool video about NYT's proprietary tool Cascade built from Processing and MongoDB. Very interesting!
"Cathedral Scan" translates the architectural plans of Gothic cathedrals into open-ended musical scores via custom software. Treating the plans as a kind of map, in the live performance Carrington navigates through them to create diverse rhythms, drones and textures."
Conductor turns the New York subway system into an interactive string instrument. Using the MTA’s actual subway schedule, the piece begins in realtime by spawning trains which departed in the last minute, then continues accelerating through a 24 hour loop. The visuals are based on Massimo Vignelli’s 1972 diagram.