The Goldberg Variations is an interactive arrangement of the identically named masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach. Our modification allows control over performance variables such as tempo and volume as well as re-mix operations and looping. This app defines a finite space of audio exploration, yet like chess, has the appearance and feel of infinite possibilities. This is similar to the live-coding graphics work, with two exceptions: it employs sound instead of image, and the finite space of exploration is smaller.

The Goldberg Variations app was developed by Michael Century and Shawn Lawson.

Goldberg Variations iOS App

  • Year: 2012
  • Media: iOS App