Sunny Side Up, 2012

Recordplayer, 12" record with a selection of spoken word, music and sound from the Voyager Interstellar Record, solar panel, solar charge regulator. The recordplayer worked solely by the intensity of the sun.

In acknowledgment and developed with the help of Mr. Jon Lomberg, design director for the creation of the Voyager Golden Records. The Voyager 1 spacecraft launched in 1977, carrying the Voyager Interstellar Record, has entered interstellar space.

 

A-side

rt Java, court gamelan, "Puspawarna” (“Kinds of Flowers"), recorded by Robert Brown. 1:47
rt Senegal, percussion, recorded by Charles Duvelle. 2:08
rt Zaire, Pygmy girls' initiation song, recorded by Colin Turnbull. 0:58
rt New Guinea, men's house song, recorded by Robert MacLennan. 1:23
rt Japan, shakuhachi, "Tsuru No Sugomori" ("Crane's Nest"), Goro Yamaguchi. 2:54
rt Georgian S.S.R., chorus, "Tchakrulo," collected by Radio Moscow. 1:39
rt Azerbaijan S.S.R., bagpipes, “Mugam,” recorded by Radio Moscow. 1:33
rt Bulgaria, "Izlel je Delyo Hajdutin," sung by Valya Balkanska. 1:30
rt Navajo tribe, night chant, recorded by Willard Rhodes. 0:57
rt Solomon Islands, panpipes, collected by the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Service. 1:12
rt Peru, wedding song, recorded by John Cohen. 0:38
rt China, guqin, “Ch'in” ("Flowering Streams”), performed by Kuan P'ing-hu. 1:22
rt India, raga bhairavi, "Jaat Kahan Ho," sung by Surshri Kesar Bai Kerkar. 1:24
rt Beethoven, “Cavatina,” String Quartet No. 13 in B flat, Opus 130, performed by Budapest String Quartet. 2:53

 

B-side

rt Greetings from The Secretary General Of The UN. 0:46
rt Greetings in 55 Languages. 4:25
rt UN Greetings - Whale Greetings. 4:05
rt The Sounds of Earth. 12:26

 

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