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Bach’s Cantata 147, ‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’ Played On a Giant Wooden Xylophone In a Forest

April 7, 2011 – By Bobby Solomon – Category: Music & Video

Bach’s Cantata 147, 'Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring' Played On a Giant Wooden Xylophone In a Forest

Bach’s Cantata 147, 'Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring' Played On a Giant Wooden Xylophone In a Forest

Bach’s Cantata 147, 'Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring' Played On a Giant Wooden Xylophone In a Forest

This is probably the largest, least creative title for a post ever, but it’s also one of the most descriptive as well. The video is a commercial by DOCOMO for the Touch Wood SH-08C, a limited edition phone of which there are only 15,000 being made. But honestly I could care less about the phone, this commercial is a thousand times more cool. By combining lord knows how many pieces of wood, they were able to make a long, downhill track that was able to reproduce Bach’s Cantata 147, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring. This is a pretty phenomenal achievement and a beautiful piece of art. Huge props to Invisible Designs Lab’s Kenjiro Matsuo for making this crazy idea reality.

Bobby

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