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Stop what you're doing! Make music with the Google doodle

To celebrate Oskar Fischinger’s 117th birthday, Google has made it possible for you to create your own visual music compilation.

Screengrab of Google Doodle.

JOHANNESBURG – To celebrate Oskar Fischinger’s 117th birthday, Google's doodle has made it possible for you to create your own visual music compilation.

According to Wikipedia, Fischinger was a German-American abstract animator, notable for creating abstract musical animation many decades before the appearance of computer graphics and music videos.

When you open Google and click on the doodle, a chime sound comes on and is accompanied by Fischinger’s quote: “Music is not limited to the world of sound. There exists a music of the visual world.”

You then get an option to click around to create your own visual music compilation.

You also have the option of sharing your compilation via Facebook, Twitter and email.

Be warned, it is so much fun and will probably distract you from your meetings and tasks today.

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