Various ‎– The Music Of "Cosmos": Selections From The Score Of The Television Series "Cosmos" By Carl Sagan

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Cosmos Studios ‎– MOC 1100, BMG Special Products ‎– DRC 22872, Cosmos Studios ‎– MOC1-1100, Cosmos Studios ‎– MOC2-1100
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2 × CD, Compilation, Reissue, Remastered
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I. Space/Time Continuum
1-01 Vangelis Heaven & Hell, Part 1
Composed By – Vangelis
4:09
The Dark Emptiness Of Space
1-02 Helsinki Philharmonic* Symphony No. 11 In G Minor, Op. 103, "The Year 1905": The Palace Square/January 9th/In Memoriam/The Tocsin
Composed By – Shostakovich*Conductor – James DePreistSoloist, English Horn – Sven-Erik Paananen
5:38
The Big Bang
1-03 Vangelis Alpha
Composed By – Vangelis
5:42
II. Life
The Beginning Of Life
1-04 Goro Yamaguchi (Depicting) Cranes In Their Nest
Composed By – Yamaguchi*
1:00
1-05 Mostly Mozart Orchestra Clarinet Concerto A Major - K.622: Allegro/Adagio/Rondo
Clarinet – David ShifrinComposed By – Mozart*Conductor – Gerard Schwarz
7:53
1-06 James Galway Pachelbel: The Pachelbel Canon
Arranged By – Spreen*, Galway*Composed By – Pachelbel*Conductor – Glenn Spreen*
5:08
The Animals Emerge
1-07 W. J. Boydstun* Metamorphosis
Composed By – Boydstun*
3:34
Survival
1-08 Isao Tomita* The Sea Named "Solaris"
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach, Isao Tomita*
6:04
The Beauty Below
1-09 Arthur Grumiaux Partita For Violin Solo No. 3 In E, BWV 1006: Gavotte En Rondeau
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
2:53
III. The Harmony Of Nature
Running Free
1-10 Various The Four Seasons: Spring
Composed By – Antonio Vivaldi
3:21
1-11 Leipziger Bach-Collegium Sonata D-Dur Für Trompete, Oboe, Und Basso Continuo: Allegro-Adagio / Andante-Allegro-Grave / Vivace
Composed By – Godfrey Finger*
1:21
1-12 Various Concerto For Mandolin & Strings In C Major
Composed By – Antonio Vivaldi
2:34
IV. Exploration
The Great Voyage
1-13 Philharmonia Orchestra The Tale Of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 II: The Tsarita And Her Son Afloat In The Cask
Composed By – Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov*Conductor – Vladimir Ashkenazy
6:35
1-14 Synergy (3) Legacy
Composed By – Larry Fast
5:47
1-15 Seattle Symphony* Russian Easter Festival Overture
Cello – Raymond DavisClarinet – Christopher SerequeComposed By – Rimsky-Korsakov*Conductor – Gerard SchwarzFlute – Scott GoffTrombone – Stephen FisselViolin – Nikka Talvi*
7:44
2-01 Vangelis Pulstar
Composed By – Vangelis
5:13
The Power Struggle
2-02 Sevan Philharmonic "Vishnu" Symphony No. 19, Op. 217
Composed By – Alan HovhanessConductor – Alan Hovhaness
4:02
Industrialization
2-03 Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven Melancholy Blues
Composed By – Schoebel*, Bloom*, Melrose*
2:59
2-04 Unknown Artist Hair Original Soundtrack - Aquarius
Composed By – Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni, James RadoConductor [Music And Vocals] – Tom Pierson (2)
3:56
V. Extraterrestrials
Up Into Space
2-05 Vangelis Beaubourg, Part 2
Composed By – Vangelis
3:14
The Aliens Are Watching
2-06 Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra The Planets — Mars
Composed By – Gustav HolstConductor – Walter Susskind
7:09
2-07 W. J. Boydstun* Alien Images 1
Composed By – Boydstun*
3:24
2-08 Roy Buchanan Fly...Night Bird
Composed By – Newmark*, Roussel*, Silva*, Buchanan*, Weeks*
7:43
VI. Cataclysm
Over Population
2-09 Vangelis Entends-Tu Les Chiens Aboyer?
Composed By – Vangelis
2:50
2-10 Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra* The Rite Of Spring
Composed By – Igor StravinskyConductor – Sixten Ehrling
10:31
Human Destruction
2-11 Seattle Symphony* Prayer Of St. Gregory
Composed By – Alan HovhanessConductor – Alan Hovhaness, Gerard SchwarzSoloist, Trumpet – Charles Butler
4:45
VII. Affirmation
Who Speaks For Earth?
2-12 Valya Balkanska Bulgarian Shepherdess Song (Izlel Je Delyo Hajdutin: Village Music Of Bulgaria)
Composed By – Traditional
5:01
2-13 Vangelis Comet 16
Composed By – Vangelis
3:48

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Notes

Digitally Remastered Collector's Edition, sold at carlsagan.com.

Editing and mixing: Soundesign Studios. Packaging design: DZN, The Design Group. Select photos courtesy of NASA. Hubble images created with support to AURA/STScl from NASA.

Track 1-01: ℗1976 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 1-02: ℗1984 Delos International, Inc. Courtesy of Delos International, Inc.
Track 1-03: ℗1976 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 1-04: ℗1990 Nonesuch Records. produced Under License From Nonesuch Records.
Track 1-05: ℗1984 Delos International, Inc. Courtesy of Delos International, Inc.
Track 1-06: ℗1981 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 1-07: ℗1990 Art Song Music.
Track 1-08: ℗1978, 1981 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of THE RCA Music Group.
Track 1-09: Courtesy of Philips Classics Productions.
Track 1-10: Courtesy of Opus 1.
Track 1-11: ℗1984 Capriccio - Delta Music GmbH. Courtesy of Delta Music GmbH.
Track 1-12: Courtesy of Opus 1.
Track 1-13: ℗1987 The Decca Record Company Ltd. Courtesy of The Decca Record Company Ltd.
Track 1-14: ℗1975 Passport Records. Courtesy of Synergy Electronic Music.
Track 1-15: ℗1988 Delos International, Inc. Courtesy of Delos International, Inc.
Track 2-01: ℗1975 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 2-02: ℗1990 Crystal Records. Courtesy of Crystal Records, used by permission.
Track 2-03: Courtesy of Academy Sound and Vision Limited.
Track 2-04: ℗1979 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 2-05: ℗1978 BMG Entertainment. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 2-06: ℗1974 Vox Music Group, a division of SPJ Music Inc., Courtesy of Vox Music Group, a division of SPJ Music Inc.
Track 2-07: ℗1990 Art Song Music.
Track 2-08: ℗1978 Atlantic Recording Corporation. Produced Under License From Atlantic Recording Corp.
Track 2-09: ℗1977 Pema Music. Courtesy of The RCA Music Group.
Track 2-10: ℗1988 Grammofon AB Bis. Courtesy of Qualitron Imports, Ltd.
Track 2-11: ℗1993 Delos International, Inc. Courtesy of Delos International, Inc.
Track 2-12: ℗1988 Nonesuch Records. Produced Under License From Nonesuch Records.
Track 2-13: ℗1987 BMG Special Products.
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Track 1-06 is listed as "Pachelbel: The Pachelbel Canon, with the composer credit "[James] Galway/[Glenn] Spreen" on the back cover inlay card, disc, and in the booklet; the reverse of the back cover inlay card carries the composing credit "Arr: Galway/Spreen."

Tracks 1-10 and 1-12 are credited to "Various." Track 2-04 is credited to "Hair Original Soundtrack."

The BMG Special Products catalog number on the packaging and both discs is DRC 22872. The Cosmos Studios catalog numbers are MOC 1100 (spine), MOC1-1100 (disc one), and MOC2-1100 (disc two).

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ABL1-4003 Various The Music Of Cosmos(LP, Comp) RCA Victor ABL1-4003 US 1981 Sell This Version
110.4005 Various A Música De Cosmos(LP, Comp, Gat) RCA 110.4005 Brazil 1982 Sell This Version
BL89334 Various The Music Of Cosmos(LP, Comp, Gat) RCA BL89334 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
ABL1-4003 Various The Music Of Cosmos(LP, Comp, Gat) RCA Victor ABL1-4003 US 1981 Sell This Version
RCALP-5032 Various The Music Of Cosmos(LP, Comp, Gat) RCA RCALP-5032 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version

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