Music of Cosmos (Selections From the Score of the Television Series Cosmos by Carl Sagan)

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 6 available)



Artwork By Art Direction – Tim Bryant/Gribbitt!
Artwork By Design – Gribbitt!
Artwork By Graphics Coordinator – Cameron Beck
Engineer Assistant – Karen Siegel
Engineer Associate – Joel Fein
Engineer Sound – Kent Gibson
Executive Producer – Geoffrey Haines-Stiles
Executive Producer For Carl Sagan Productions – Gentry Lee
Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
Other Album Coordinator – Rick Eaker
Photography – Bill Ray
Producer – Gordon Skene, Kent Gibson
Reissue Producer – Chick Crumpacker
Remastered By – Dennis Ferrante

℗ 1979, 1981 RCA Records
tracks 1.1, 1.3, 6.3: ℗ 1976 RCA Ltd.
track 2.2: ℗ 1974 EMI Records Ltd.
track 2.3: ℗ 1980 Delos Records
track 3.1: ℗ 1978, 1981 RCA Records
track 4.2: ℗ 1975 Passport Records
track 5.2: ℗ 1978 RCA Ltd.
track 6.1: ℗ 1977 Pema Music

Mixed at The Village Recorder. Remastered at BMG Studios, NY, NY, June 1994

Liner notes by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles and Ann Druyan. based on the script of COSMOS, the TV series, written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan and Steven Soter

Timings for full tracks come from the CD; timings for the track parts come from the packaging.

On the album, tracks are numbered in Roman numerals (I, II, III); track parts are specified by letter (A, B, C).

Annotation last modified on 2014-10-20 04:23 UTC.


CD 1
1I. Space / Time Continuum (A. Heaven & Hell, Part 1 / B. Symphony No. 11 / C. Alpha)
Vangelis,Houston Symphony & Vangelis8:52
2II. Life (A. Depicting the Cranes in Their Nest / B. Canon A 3 on a Ground in D / C. The Four Seasons (Spring) / D. The Sea Named "Solaris")
Motofumi Yamaguchi, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra & 冨田勲11:24
3III. The Harmony of Song (A. Partita No. 3)
Cees Huizinga
Helmut Krauel and Volker Straus (producer and engineer)
Arthur Grumiaux (Belgian violinist) (from 1960-11-24 until 1960-11-27)
recorded at:
Bachzaal in Amsterdam (from 1960-11-24 until 1960-11-27)
recording of:
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: III. Gavotte en rondeau (from 1960-11-24 until 1960-11-27)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (in 1720)
part of:
Violin Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
Arthur Grumiaux2:58
4IV. Exploration (A. Symphony No. 19 / B. Legacy / C. Russian Easter Festival Overture / D. Inside The Heart of the Universe)
Sevan Philharmonic, Synergy, L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 武満徹 & NHK交響楽団8:43
5V. Cataclysm (A. Fly Night Bird / B. Beaubourg, Part II / C. The Rite of Spring)
Roy Buchanan, Vangelis & London Symphony Orchestra5:19
6VI. Affirmation (A.Entends-Tu Les Chiens Aboyer? / B. Bulgarian Shepherdess Song (Izlel Je Delyo Hajdutin) / C. Heaven & Hell, Part I)
Vangelis, Valya Balkanska, Lazar Kanevski, Stefan Zakhmanov & Vangelis8:24