Line Riders - Beethoven's 5th

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I spent over 3 months synchronizing a line rider track to Beethoven's 5th drawing everything by hand. Any time a character leaves the screen they are being directed by unseen lines to the next location. This is not the full length of the piece. I spliced together parts to make it possible for me to finish the project in a practical amount of time. I don't think my sanity could handle 3 more months of this song. YouTube post processing seems to create a few millisecond audio delay if you are watching on the mobile YouTube app. If you notice this, watching the video in any web browser won't have this problem. Thanks again to Conundrumer for technical support for supporting multiple riders. Here is his channel and link to closed beta: Symphony No. 5 Ludwig van Beethoven, Business Contact:


OriGuy : 1:40 was the greatest plot twist ever

Michael Sorensen : Wife: "what are you doing?" Me: "watching Beethoven's 5th" Wife: "" Me: "yup!"

Brodu Sullivan : the fact that you made everyone keep coming back and in sync and had so much stuff to fix and rework and look at and examine and edit and listen to over and over again. this guy is an absolute Legend among line riders and youtube.

Marcel Torretta : Ok.. That raises the bar for people to impress me...

Ya boi God : Oh man my heart broke when that little dudes friend died and he slid backwards in shock

M M : I was so happy when his friend came back, but then i realized it was another friend and then he dies too.... what a world we live in.

Babyboodle : This video is a metaphor for a woman who finds her true love after the stresses of her life build up, and she is finally able to relax. Sooner than expected, she is widowed, and after the death of her spouse she falls into a downward spiral. Then, she meets another love that eases the pain of her loss. In time the memories of her past spouse flash before her, and crisis strikes as her current spouse also dies. She continues thinking of them both until her own death. Truly an emotional ride.

Elliott Pique : 0:42 : oh look there is green dude 1:38 : OH NO HE FELL OFF 2:09 : hey look blue guy blackflips into action 2:36 : OH SNAP GREEN DUDE IS STILL ALIVE oh wait he died again 2:43 : WAIT HE'S STILL GOING oh wait he died for the third time 2:58 : AND NOW BLUE GUY DIES ;O; 3:22 : ok someone explain to me how the hell did green and blue survive 3:39 : and now they're gone again 4:06 : hey look at that, they're all re-united ! 4:14 : thank god happy ending 4:16 : NOOOOOO GREEN NOT AGAIN

Peter Virden : It’s like a minimalist’s Fantasia! Perfectly choreographed and incredibly entertaining

aSongScout : I've loved your other ones but this is on another level with the amount of off-camera timing and synchronization needed to keep six moving parts bouncing around and coming in and out of frame at the exact right time. It's like a virtual engineering masterpiece. I'm truly wowed.

River Dantes : 4:10 Wow! It really isn't particularly easy being green. Kermit was right.

lostinthelookingglas : This is brilliant not only because of the synching with the music, but also because of the sheer physical comedy of all those flailing bodies coming from nowhere

Legominder : This is the best visualisation of music I have seen:) Even for me as musician being a visual type it makes it so much more easy to attentively follow! I had to laugh so hard. So cutely ardent. This would be the ultimate model for silent movie piano and modern movie music.

SparkyssSpot : What instrument do you play? DoodleChaos "Well that's a bit complicated"

Julien Woimbee : Beethoven was so talented to be able to compose a music based on 2 riders riding a line.

Aqua : Mom: Where do you want to go biking? Me: *beethoven's fith*

Christian Dilena : I give props to you for spending three months on this! Phenomenal job!!

E OC : This is where 1am YouTube surfing got me... And I do not regret it

Safia Fraga : Bravo! This video makes exciting and realy enjoying Beethoven

Piyush Baroliya : Beethoven would be very happy as he could see his music

yeet yote : *no line riders were harmed in the making of this video*

pastelcity :P : I felt like this was a movie. I cried halfway through it XD

Nikki B : This was hilarious and awesome, love it!

DaksDominos : This was definitely your best work yet! It was amazing how the riders kept coming back! Encore! Encore!

hannah : yo.. this is like next level art

Kimbo Slice : 2:58 lmao RIP green dude Edit: apparently he was blueƪ(˘⌣˘)ʃ

Peter Jensen : Getting millions of people to listen to classical music... that alone makes you a genius

Javier Lopez : press F for green at the end

Rabid Squirrel / Ben Harvey : Dude this is your best work yet! The offsled Boshes flying by were hilarious!! Loved it!!!!!

Federica Cate. : Hi! Excuse me, can I put this on my graduation thesis? Obvoiusly, with all references, my work it's about opera and contemporary art. I want to take a little piece of the video and play it in front of the degree panel. Thank you.

AnotherFluffyMovie : 4:17 (Green) "AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH"

SUPERWALUGI 64 : How about: Line riders - Hungarian dance?

Anxiet Y : I love how while syncing to the music you could show a story between the characters You just got sub from me! Edit: I just realised that the characters are people, I thought they were penguins

Maia MacMahon : As a violinist I can verify that this is what goes on in our heads as we play music

JaxmanDaBoss : I absolutely love this video so much, I have so much respect for this. ITS SO AMAZING I LOVE THIS SONG I LOVE YOU

Marble Racing Studios : Who else has noticed that the sled riders blink?

Mr. Sheetz : This truly shows dedication I love Beethoven but this made it 💯 times better thank u and the timing is on point

DeLollers Preysler : This could be a nice mobile game. Just saying. Think about it.

Casandra Bitter : I’m not sure if you’ve ever heard this, but your doodles are helping the deaf community understand the music better! They can SEE it all happening!

Matthew E.M : His green friends falls down Everyone:**CRIES UNCONTROLLABLY**

Charles Randal : 1:37 it was at this moment, the line rider mourned the loss of his mate, and contemplated life for the following 12 seconds.

Jia An Huang : Switch to Geico to save up to 30% on bike insurance

Aaron Zamora : Just when you thought the other riders are gone, they come back! I was awed. truly awesome synchronization.

Dallin Felsted : That was so good!

David Rodriguez Souto : What kind of tormented soul can thumb down something like this?

Rain Storm : The sycronization is off the charts Or should I say Off the sleds

Pato : This goes beyond music or art, it´s pure life (and death) :P

Taikamuna : 1:38 top 10 anime deaths

thaurane : It dawned on me why I like your line riders video so much more than the others. You make the rider "dance" (for a lack of a better word) SO much better. Others focus on just the lines or just throwing the rider about but you manage to do both really well.