whitney music box  var. 4  harmonics of 48hz, palindrome
in this variation each dot triggers two sine waves from two series: an ascending multiples of 48hz and descending multiples of 48hz the descending sequence is 180 degrees out of phase, so there is cancellation when a dot is played simultaneously with its compliment music generated using syd synthesis software


A musical realization of the motion graphics of John Whitney as described in his book "digital harmony"
Animation and music by Jim Bumgardner of krazydad.com and the wheel of lunch. Jim makes free puzzles, including sudoku, killer sudoku, kakuro, mazes, and thousands of other
puzzles.
Music box variations:
var. 0  chromatic  48 tines var. 1  harmonics of 55hz var. 2  harmonics of 20hz var. 3  harmonics of 48hz, reversed var. 4  harmonics of 48hz, palindrome var. 5  chromatic  88 tines var. 6  microtones var. 7  harmonics  120 tines, reversed var. 8  chromatic  88 organ pipes, rev. var. 9  chromatic  88 bars, rev. var. 10  chromatic  64 pipe cyrpto calliope var. 11  minute waltz  60 keys, 60 seconds var. 12  chromatic  prime numbers only var. 13  chromatic  nonprimes only var. 14  stereo var. 15  stereo  120 var. 16  stereo  210 var. 17  hand cranked var. 18  stereo drone (new) var. 19  stereo sonar (new) var. 20  bell carol (new)
Whitney Music Box by Jim Bumgardner is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercialShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
More detailed information can be found in this post
Here is a git repository of sample source code / reference implementations in a variety of languages,
including Flash/Actionscript,
ChucK,
Pure Data (PD),
SuperCollider,
Nyquist,
pyo,
Processing,
Perl,
and Syd.
You'll also find MIDI files in there. Email me if you'd like to contribute.
