Space: The Vinyl Frontier

A spoken word concept album linking space and music.
Track 1: Carl Sagan on The Voyager Gold Disc.
Track 2: Peter Pesic on the Music of the Spheres.
Track 3: Lydia Kavina on the music of the Theremin and the space-age pop of Vyacheslav Mescherin’s Orchestra of Electronic Instruments.
Track 4: Space and Race, the music of Afro-Futurism by Ken McLeod.
Track 5: The Race for Space – Public Service Broadcasting

First Broadcast:

Tuesday 1st September 2015 at 11:30 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Linking-drama ‘Space Oddity’ written by: Danny Westgate
Voiced by: Tom Bevan, Ben Crowe & Ben Onwukwe
Broadcast Assistant: Holly Slater
New music & sound design: Nick Romero
Producer: Julian Mayers
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Jupiter by The Antlers, Always Forgetting With You (The Bridge Song) by Spiritualized, Moonlet by Zomes, Rocket Number Nine by Sun Ra, Rocket 88 by Jackie Brenston, Master Of The Universe by Hawkind, Images by Sun Ra, Astroman by Jimmy Hendrix, Mothership Connection by Parliament, Tomorrow by Public Service Broadcasting, The Race For Space by Public Service Broadcasting, Sputnik by Public Service Broadcasting, Go! by Public Service Broadcasting, Star Trek Theme by Alexander Courage and performed by Lydia Kavina, Summertime by George Gershwin and performed by Lydia Kavina & The Swan Kerchenko by Saint-Saens and performed by Lydia Kavina.

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