Composer James Plakovic’s scores aren’t just created to sound beautiful; on paper, they also take the shape of people, symbols, objects, or in some cases, world maps. His “World Beat Music,” spotted by Boing Boing, is a score that looks like a Mercator Projection map of the world. “What if you could make the world more harmonious through music,” Plakovic asks in the video above. “How would it sound?” Take a listen to the aural cartography and find out for yourself.

[h/t Boing Boing]

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