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20 January 2016, 12:34
Snare drum, cymbal, harp and strings all look stunning when they’re slowed down.
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.