Manhattan, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/29/2016 -- Carl Sagan was speaking with biologist Lewis Thomas before the Voyager launch in 1977. He suggested to Thomas that music be sent to space to let any potential visitors know about our species. Thomas replied: "I would send the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach…But that would be boasting." Johann Sebastian Bach has been a symbol of humanity, strength, and our potential for perfection. This is one of the reasons why Chip Miller chose Bach as his starting point for Colormusik. Colormusik was developed using Miller's research into romantic music, tuning systems, and Bach's keyboard music. He believes it will increase the understanding and enjoyment of music for performers and their audiences.
"Modern classical musicians are having a hard time getting people to go to live performances," says Miller, "and part of the reason for this is the absence of a visual story. Today's audiences, and music students, need visual information to show the music's emotional content and form. Colormusik accomplishes that."
Backers of $20 or more will receive digital photos of Colormusik that they can use on their desktop while premium backers will receive prints and posters of Colormusik, plus Early Bird notification of the Colormusik edition of The Well-Tempered Clavier.
For more information on the project: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/colormusik/colormusik-the-music-of-bach-in-full-color
Willis Glen "Chip" Miller, III