Danse Macabre is now a dazzling (and very satisfying) musical visualisation

7 November 2016, 12:38

danse macabre visualisation

Visualisations of classical music are nothing new thanks to dedicated enthusiasts, but this new visualisation of Saint-Saëns’ ‘Danse Macabre’ is particularly satisfying.

Take a seminal orchestral piece and turn it into something visually stunning - that’s the thinking behind this gorgeous piece of musical storytelling:

It adds fantastic context to moments in Saint-Saëns’ classic work, especially the iconic opening violin solo with its angular harmonies:

And here's a handy explainer about what the piece itself is all about:

Danse Macabre is the spookiest piece ever written

And here are all the reasons why

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