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Open Sources #12: Space and the Voyager Golden Records

30 April 2019

The twelfth episode of Open Sources presents a selection of the music curated by Alan Lomax for the Voyager Golden Records, the two phonograph records that were sent in space with the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. A few contemporary pieces related to the theme of space are introduced and the listener gets to know the context surrounding the chosen recordings.

Playlist

Chris Hadfield - Tears in Space (don’t fall)
Voyager Golden Records - The sounds of Earth
Voyager Golden Records - Pura Paku Alaman Palace Orchestra, K.R.T. Wasitodipuro - Ketawang- Puspåwårnå
Voyager Golden Records - Mahi musicians of Benin - Cengunmé
Voyager Golden Records - Mbuti of the Ituri Rainforest - Alima Song
Voyager Golden Records - Musicians from Ancash - Roncadoras and Drums
Robert Ashley - Love Letter Part 1 & 2 (celestial excursions)
Voyager Golden Records - Valya Balkanska - Izlel e Delyu Haydutin
Voyager Golden Records - Maniasinimae and Taumaetarau Chieftain Tribe of Oloha and Palasu’u Village Community - Naranaratana Kookokoo (The Cry of the Megapode Bird)
Voyager Golden Records - Young girl of Huancavelica - Wedding Song
Voyager Golden Records - Guan Pinghu - Liu Shui (Flowing Streams)
Voyager Golden Records - Kesarbai Kerkar - Bhairavi- Jaat Kahan Ho
Voyager Golden Records - Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
Sun Ra - Space Is The Place
Voyager Golden Records - Budapest String Quartet - String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, Opus 130- V. Cavatina (Ludwig Van Beethoven)
Voyager Golden Records - Glenn Gould - The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II- Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 870 (Johann Sebastian Bach)
Voyager Golden Records - Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring Part II—The Sacrifice- VI. Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen One)
Voyager Golden Records - Kamil Jalilov - Muğam
Voyager Golden Records - Ambrose Roan Horse, Chester Roan, and Tom Roan - Navajo Night Chant, Yeibichai Dance
A Space Odyssey soundtrack - HAL 9000

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