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The Piano 4D videos explore the structure of great compositions using light and color.  3D particle simulators generate a dynamic visualization of the musical structure that is seamlessly combined with the original performance.  Particles on the surface of the piano provide a precise representation of individual notes, while the background particles respond fluidly to the amplitude and complexity of the musical texture. 

Each of the twelve pitches is assigned a single color for the duration of each movement.  This makes it possible to observe a return to the home key, or a chromatic shift in the harmony.  The colors are chosen based on the performer’s synesthetic vision of the piece.

Each video also provides the opportunity to take a visual journey through the accompanying work of fine art, which is created using the same musical performance and colors.

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