Sunday October 18, 2015

Listen to the music this man makes out of ordinary data

Chris Chafe has been composing music out of mundane datasets, everything from CO2 levels to Gross Domestic Product data.

Chris Chafe has been composing music out of mundane datasets, everything from CO2 levels to Gross Domestic Product data. (Chris Chafe)

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What's the sound of ripening tomatoes or sea water levels? And could you turn ordinary data into compelling music? Composer, cellist, and academic, Chris Chafe, has been composing music out of mundane datasets, everything from CO2 levels to Gross Domestic Product data.