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Memo-1577

Type:

Bach Video Art

Title:

VOYAGER Mission: Jupiter-Saturn-Uranus-Neptune (set to Bach)

Description:

A Planetary Voyage in F Minor.
Visual summary of the NASA-JPL Voyager Mission to the Outer Planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune - and their Satellites (Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, Mimas, Titan, Miranda, Triton, etc), launched in 1977; intimately accompanied by the Chorale Prelude in F Minor, Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ (To Thee I Cry, Lord Jesus Christ), BWV 639, from the Orgelbüchlein (Little Organ Book), of J. S. Bach (arranged for piano by Busoni).
The Voyager program consists of a pair of unmanned scientific probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. They were launched in 1977 to take advantage of a favorable planetary alignment of the late 1970s. Although they were officially designated to study just Jupiter and Saturn, the two probes were able to continue their mission into the outer solar system. They have since continued out and exited the solar system. These probes were built at JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) and were funded by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).

J.S. Bach's Music:

Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639, transcribed for piano

Creator:

Nemonequam, Australia
Year: May 2007

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Source/Links: YouTube
Contributor:
Aryeh Oron (August 2008)

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