A record player designed by a German artist uses a digital camera and software to translate the rings of a tree into haunting piano music
The camera scans the tree rings for their thickness, growth rate, texture, and overall color tone
Artists often say they can find music in everything, particularly nature. The question they often face is how to get the general public to hear the same tune that they do. One German artist, Bartholomäus Traubeck, seems to have hit on one straightforward method to accomplish this with some clever technology. Using a digital camera and some software, the artist has built a unique record player that spins cross-sections of trees instead of vinyl and translates the rings into piano music.
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