A Three-Movement Choral Suite Based on Carl Sagan
By Maria Popova
What could be better than the solar system set to music in a near-perpetual homage to Bach? Little, but a three-movement choral suite inspired by Carl Sagan might be it — a magnificent mashup of Sagan’s timeless words set to harmonizing voices and an awe-inspiring montage of space exploration footage. Here’s to cosmic goosebumps, courtesy of Canadian composer and teacher Kenley Kristofferson.
If we do not destroy ourselves, then we will someday venture to the stars.
Published August 1, 2012