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Re: voyager music

Title: Re: voyager music
below is a list of the music contained on the "golden record" of the voyager spacecraft.

more information on the contents of the recording can be found @:


Music On Voyager Record

*    Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F. First Movement, Munich Bach Orchestra, Karl Richter, conductor. 4:40
*    Java, court gamelan, "Kinds of Flowers," recorded by Robert Brown. 4:43
*    Senegal, percussion, recorded by Charles Duvelle. 2:08
*    Zaire, Pygmy girls' initiation song, recorded by Colin Turnbull. 0:56
*    Australia, Aborigine songs, "Morning Star" and "Devil Bird," recorded by Sandra LeBrun Holmes. 1:26
*    Mexico, "El Cascabel," performed by Lorenzo Barcelata and the Mariachi México. 3:14
*    "Johnny B. Goode," written and performed by Chuck Berry. 2:38
*    New Guinea, men's house song, recorded by Robert MacLennan. 1:20
*    Japan, shakuhachi, "Tsuru No Sugomori" ("Crane's Nest,") performed by Goro Yamaguchi. 4:51
*    Bach, "Gavotte en rondeaux" from the Partita No. 3 in E major for Violin, performed by Arthur Grumiaux. 2:55
*    Mozart, The Magic Flute, Queen of the Night aria, no. 14. Edda Moser, soprano. Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor. 2:55
*    Georgian S.S.R., chorus, "Tchakrulo," collected by Radio Moscow. 2:18
*    Peru, panpipes and drum, collected by Casa de la Cultura, Lima. 0:52
*    "Melancholy Blues," performed by Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven. 3:05
*    Azerbaijan S.S.R., bagpipes, recorded by Radio Moscow. 2:30
*    Stravinsky, Rite of Spring, Sacrificial Dance, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky, conductor. 4:35
*    Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, Prelude and Fugue in C, No.1. Glenn Gould, piano. 4:48
*    Beethoven, Fifth Symphony, First Movement, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, conductor. 7:20
*    Bulgaria, "Izlel je Delyo Hagdutin," sung by Valya Balkanska. 4:59
*    Navajo Indians, Night Chant, recorded by Willard Rhodes. 0:57
*    Holborne, Paueans, Galliards, Almains and Other Short Aeirs, "The Fairie Round," performed by David Munrow and the Early Music Consort of London. 1:17
*    Solomon Islands, panpipes, collected by the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Service. 1:12
*    Peru, wedding song, recorded by John Cohen. 0:38
*    China, ch'in, "Flowing Streams," performed by Kuan P'ing-hu. 7:37
*    India, raga, "Jaat Kahan Ho," sung by Surshri Kesar Bai Kerkar. 3:30
*    "Dark Was the Night," written and performed by Blind Willie Johnson. 3:15
*    Beethoven, String Quartet No. 13 in B flat, Opus 130, Cavatina, performed by Budapest String Quartet. 6:37