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Stock market data… as music! – The NASDAQ vocal index

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Stock market data… as music! – The NASDAQ vocal index

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Artist Ola Pehrson turns data from the stock market into sheets of music for a choir to sing…

” A vast amount of information in the shape of index graphs is constantly being created at the different stock markets of the world. In the project “NASDAQ vocal index” the graphs of companies listed on the NASDAQ are transformed into music. Computer software converts the graphs to sheets of music, and the scores are presented online on a projection screen, to be read and sung by a member of a local choir. Every company has got its own voice and together the choir vocally interprets the current situation on the market.” [via] – Link & video.

6 thoughts on “Stock market data… as music! – The NASDAQ vocal index

  1. bwente says:

    Sounds like Anthem, from Douglas Adams’s novel Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

    Richard MacDuff, a young software engineer working for WayForward Technologies II, owned by Gordon Way. His Anthem software, which is designed as a spreadsheet, but also has a unique feature to convert corporate accounts into music, was extremely popular, but he is falling behind in his deadlines to create an updated version


  2. dissident75 says:

    I thought I was the only one who would remember that!

  3. brooklyn_3p3 says:

    Stock Market Investing Help!

    I’ve been an active trader for years and always did pretty well in the stock market. But I got caught up in the fever when the market went berserk and ended up losing a bundle when the bubble burst. After I finished feeling sorry for myself, I decided to step back in to the market only to find that I was not very good at trading in this new market. In my search for help in google, I found Portfolio Crafter. It’s trading plan is music to my ears and it’s discipline is something I sorely needed. I started this year with a $100K portfolio and just broke $219K today!” People interested in Stock Market Investing must visit and see how it can help you.

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