The Genius of Johann Sebastian Bach

The enigmatic Canon 1 A2 from Johann Sebastian Bach Musical Offering (1747). The manuscript depicts a single musical sequence that is to be played front to back and back to front. The piece also can be played as a “Mobius Strip”. An example of a Mobius strip can be created by taking a paper strip and giving it a half-twist, and then joining the ends of the strip together to form a loop. The Mobius strip has the mathematical property of being non-orientable which makes this musical piece by Johann Sebastian Bach incredibly interesting.

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