Audio Recording The sounds of Earth

About this Item

Title
The sounds of Earth
Contributor Names
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Waldheim, Kurt.
Created / Published
1977.
Subject Headings
-  Voyager Project
Notes
-  A gold-plated copper disc that contains sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth. Includes 115 images, a variety of natural sounds, 90-minutes of musical selections from different cultures and eras, and spoken greetings from Earth-people in fifty-five languages. In addition, it includes printed messages from President Jimmy Carter and U.N. Secretary General Kurt Waldheim.
-  NASA produced this recording in 1977 to accompany the Voyager 1 and 2 interstellar spacecraft.
-  Etched into matrix area: "to the makers of music--all worlds, all times."
-  The 115 images are encoded in analog form.
-  Previously shelved under NCP 3547.
-  The story behind the creation of the recording and a full list of its contents can be found in: Murmurs of earth : the Voyager interstellar record / Carl Sagan. New York : Random House, 1978.
Medium
1 sound disc : analog, 16-2/3 rpm ; 12 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
NCPB 02804
Library of Congress Control Number
2004653930
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2004653930
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Chicago citation style:

United States National Aeronautics And Space Administration, Jimmy Carter, and Kurt Waldheim. The sounds of Earth. 1977.

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United States National Aeronautics And Space Administration, Carter, J. & Waldheim, K. (1977) The sounds of Earth.

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United States National Aeronautics And Space Administration, Jimmy Carter, and Kurt Waldheim. The sounds of Earth. 1977.

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