J.S. Bach's Crab Canon On A Möbius Strip

Theme Folds Back Upon Itself      11/09/09

This video translates J.S. Bach's "crab canon" onto a Mobius strip, highlighting the underlying logic of the piece in a unique visual way.
Two parts play the theme, one forward and one in retrograde motion, demonstrating how the melody can fold back on itself.

James Lewin
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Marc JX8P    Said...

Very well visualized. The Moebius strip is an amazing thing anyway, having no inside nor an outside. For a really amazing experiment try this: make a Moebius strip and then cut the material lengthwise. You will end up with a continuous loop twice the size of the original Moebius strip. Cut that one again lengthwise and you'll end up with two interlocking loops...

13-Sep-09 12:07 PM


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