Wednesday, April 16, 2008

What the world sounds like

A map of the world in musical notation, via the ever-wonderful Strange Maps. You can even listen to it performed on piano here. An energetic rush of notes opening on a C major chord and--ending abruptly on a slightly plaintive repetition of high G?

1 comment:

Sci-culturist said...

what a brilliant idea! this gives lateral thinking a whole new meaning (well, at least for me as i am easily impressed when someone thinks of something before me)..i must admit the end caught me unawares.