Music Animation Machine Renderers



name example notes

Bars chordal, easy to read, can support layers by varying width (as shown in example)
Balls monophonic
Barlines makes the rhythmic structure clearer
BallTrack monophonic, requires solo audio track
RingWalk monophonic
Triangles monophonic, can incorporate dynamics from audio
Eggs monophonic
RhomPluck chordal, good for pizzicato (used for staccato ostinato in example)
EggAura monophonic, adds lots of color, hard to read
Bowing monophonic, requires bowing track
Callig (mono) monophonic, can incorporate dynamics from audio
Callig (poly) monophonic
Canon duet (requires two parts that have the same number of notes)
Filaments monophonic
PianoDynamics chordal, uses velocity from MIDI file
RollBox monophonic
Skewer monophonic
Spline monophonic (in this example, the spline is shown connecting 3-note groups)
SplineRibbon monophonic, looks best if dynamics are used (solo audio)
Text for lyrics
TriangleTrack monophonic, looks best if dynamics are used (solo audio)
Zigzag monophonic (used on the instrument that starts at 0:39)