An orchestra filmed some of their musicians in super-slow-motion: the results are staggering

Snare drum, cymbal, harp and strings all look stunning when they’re slowed down.

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Ever wondered what it would look like to see the vibrations on the surface of a snare drum as it’s hit? Wonder no more!

As you can see, it’s mesmerising stuff. Who would’ve thought hitting a cymbal would make such a weird pattern of shapes?  

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra released this video to promote their forthcoming Science @ The Symphony shows.

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