Bach, Prelude in C-sharp major, WTC I, BWV 848

The prelude in C-sharp major from the first book of J. S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, performed by Kimiko Ishizaka, with an animated graphical score.

Q: Please tell me more about this recording.
A: Kimiko Ishizaka recorded all the preludes and fugues in the first book of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier and put the recordings in the public domain as part of the Open Well-Tempered Clavier project, which you can read more about here:

Q: What to the colors mean?
A: The colors are assigned according to pitch class; see this page for a description:

Q: I like this animation!
A: So do I; enough that I made a second version; here's the first, simple ...
... and here's the second, with a Voronoi diagram as the background ...
Which do you prefer? Original too plain? Second version too busy?

Q: I appreciate the animated graphical scores you make; how can I support your work?
A: Thank you! The easiest way to support my work is by contributing via Patreon:
If you'd like to help in more specific way, consider this:

Q: Could you please do a MAM video of _________?
A: Please read this ...

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Uploaded by smalin to YouTube
Date published 05 Jun 2016
Duration 00:01:22