Line Riders - Beethoven's 5th
Beethovens 5th in Line Rider

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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:


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

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

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.

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

70Skys : What instrument do you play? DoodleChaos: "Well that's a bit complicated" Edit: Holy cow this blew up.

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

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.

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

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

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

Michael Gibson : I did not expect to be watching a line rider video for the plot, but here we are.

Jragon Jewel : 0:01 Me (at the beginning of school) 4:10 Me and my friends (at the end of school)


Arik Wolf : No Wilhelm scream at the end? I'm disappointed. (still, thumb up)

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

A Dude : This is so masterfully done, congratulations, and thank you for letting us experience 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.

OriGuy : 1:40 was the greatest plot twist ever

Listen A Little Closer : This love story makes puts romeo and juliet to shame

Mia Thompson : 2:37 i relate to that green one on a spiritual level

Sherlock : that's not very accurate, so... dislike :/

Im With Stupid : How the hell did you use multiple riders?? I tried everything but there isint an option anywhere

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.

Bolek lo_lo : Beethoven: Are you ready folks?! Folks:Yay, wee, ooo! Beethoven: *I CAN'T HEAR YOU!*

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

death94 : My favorite part of this composition is the flying carcasses. :D

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

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

Blue_Princess11 : My teacher showed this to the class in music a little while ago and I have been trying to find it ever since. This video is amazing, not only because of the animation, but also because of the time and effort put into making it all work together. Amazing

Felix Adler : You don't need to be stoned to watch this. It may help, But this is Amazing.

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.

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

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

Aveture : Does anyone else notice the green guy is always the one falling into the void at the end of every song?

Scarfeather probably : Orange is alone. Orange meets Green. They fall in love. They adventure together. Green horrifically dies by falling off a cliff. Orange is alone again. Orange meets Blue. Blue loves Orange. Orange doesn't love Blue. Orange eventually loves Blue back. Orange is happy again with Blu- Wait, is that Green's dead body? Green is flailing around like a choking seagull! Orange is horrified. Blue and Orange make it out safel- Wait, Blue also dies? Orange is sad and alone. Wait, that's freaking GREEN? Holy guacamole, dead bodies everywhere! HOLY GUACAMOLE! Wait, Orange is alive? GREEN AND BLUE?! So it's a happy ending- GREEN JUST GOT YEETED OFF THE CLIFF! Well, at least Orange and Blue can be happy together. The End

Vanilda de Oliveira Alcântara : Simplesmente ESPETACULAR !Que maravilha de animação!Beethoven está se remexendo no céu hahaha!!!

Techy : You should make more of these i love music and this is the best btw you should do hungarian dance

Blue Balloon : 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

Carter Grasmick : this was one of the best vids i have seen on this platform.... well done

xX IamABOSS Xx : This pengiun is having the time its life rn

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

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

Pippi Arthur : I didn't know you could use dead sledders to make such beautiful music.

Andrew Holt : I watched In the hall of the mountain king; Then this. SUBSCRIBED. Great work.

Alisha Butterfly : Me: *enjoying video * Random flashback to childhood: *"We're going on a trip IN OUR FAVOURITE ROCKETSHIP"*

Loren Báguena : This could be the 5th Symphony official videoclip ;D Simply Brilliant, I enjoyed it a lot

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!

Florp : *second rider comes in* Me: WOT?

Yellingfor Jelly : I dunno why but when the 'dead' body passes by, I laugh..