spinner
CD Baby player loading...

Disc 12
"Saturnesque"

A Solar System suite, and scores from the 1997 show "Light Years From Andromeda"










Use this player to audition tracks!


Select the Shopping Cart icon to purchase downloads!

powered by CD Baby logo

Track/Title Time Tempo Key Instruments Description
1. Laser Bounce 1:58 Fast C Synth, Percussion Happy, cheerful, bounding, echo-y, techno, with light drums and glissando sweeps.
2. Sol 1:01 Slow Dm Synth Dramatic, fiery, "ringy", resolute.
3. Caloris Basin 1:09 N/A Cm Synth Mysterious, searing heat, floating.
4. As The Earth Turns 1:01 Medium C Synth, Voices Bright, strong, thematic, sparkling and choral, waltz meter, carousel-like.
5. As The Earth Orbits 1:15 Medium C Synth, Voices As above, opening builds, less strident, peaceful.
6. As The Moon Orbits 1:06 Fast C Synth, Voices Bouncing arpeggio sequence and wafting choral chords.
7. Moon Glows At Mars 1:01 Medium F Synth, Voices Glistening sparkles, constant arpeggio and choral chords, andante.
8. Europa 1:14 Slow Cm Synth Dark, cool, echoing, bass sweeps and chimes with round sounds.
9. Saturnesque 1:20 Slow E Piano, Orchestra Full orchestral, melodic "Cosmos"-y theme, sentimental, pretty.
10. Saturnesque - Long Version 2:44 Slow E Piano, Orchestra Like above, played twice through, sustained ending note.
11. Miranda 1:18 Slow Cm Synth, Strings High bell tones, swelling string arpeggios, bass chimes; icy, solemn.
12. Triton 1:08 Slow Cm Orchestra, Flute Desolate orchestral and flute chords, vast, cold, reverent.
13. Charon 1:35 Slow Em Synth, Voices, Wind Modal feel, choral bends, windy, eerie, barren, reedy melody, even.
14. A Long Time Ago 1:50 Slow Cm Rhodes, Strings, Voices, Harp, Orchestra Introductory theme, transition at :30 to sustained soundscape. Pretty, contemplative.
15. A Long Time Reprise 1:02 Slow Cm Rhodes, Voices, Strings, Orchestra, Harp "A Long Time Ago" introduction, transitioning to proud majestic choral and orchestral chords at :30.
16. A Long Time Coming 0:58 Slow Cm Rhodes, Strings, Voices, Orchestra, Harp Thematic build with harp arpeggios to impressive light orchestral ending.
17. Galactic Transition 0:38 N/A Dm Rhodes, Strings, Voices Floating space chords with passing Rhodes strains.
18. Another Galaxy 1:15 N/A D Rhodes, Voices, Strings, Synth Stratospheric choral and string space pads; resonant bass tones at :45.
19. Galactic Passing 0:42 N/A D Rhodes, Voices Choral chords with Rhodes transition.
20. Escape 0:50 Slow G Rhodes, Voices, Strings, Orchestra Low build to grand orchestral fanfare; heroic achievement, optimism, success.
21. Summer Hunters 1:34 Slow Dm Synth, Drums, Percussion, Flute Primitive, tribal drums and flute suggestions. Dramatic, barren, stark.
22. Winter Hunters 2:01 Slow Dm Synth, Strings, Percussion As above, with swirling wind. Plaintive flute melody, cold, desolate.
23. Ice Age Cave 2:39 N/A Cm Wind, Synth, Voices Swirling wind, reverberant echoing hollow bass tones, frozen ambiance, alien hint.
24. Cave Dwellers 1:30 Slow Am Flute, Voices, Percussion, Strings Lonely flute melody over solemn bass and percussion. Strings enter at :50.
25. The Storyteller 1:38 Slow Gm Bassoon, Flute, Percussion Processional flute marches over a stately bassoon sequence, with drum strokes.
26. Ra 1:23 Slow Em Strings, Synth, Percussion Strings, tambourine, and modal reed instrument; regal, imposing courtly mood.
27. The Cloister 1:46 Slow Cm Voices Reverberant male choir voices in Gregorian chant style.
28. A Science Called Astronomy 1:12 Medium Cm Flute, Harpsichord, Voices, Rhodes Harpsichord plays over echoing recorder motif; Renaissance feel.
29. Twentieth Century 1:33 Medium Cm Rhodes, Synth Transition to modern feel, synth glissando melody and sparkling Rhodes.
30. Stellar Collections 2:12 Slow C Synth, Voices Expansive, echoing, deep vocal chord sweeps and arpeggios; heavenly.
31. Further Back In Time 3:10 Slow Cm Synth, Voices, Strings Even, hypnotic, sentimental, reflective, drifting yet progressing.
32. The Enormity of Distances 2:57 Slow Cm Rhodes, Synth, Voices Deliberate, meditative, solemn, graceful ballet of thematic fragments. Flowing, building to more active at 2:12; stately fanfare at end.
33. Infinite Light 20:35 N/A Cm Voices Long, sustained washes of tape-loop choral chords; constantly evolving and crossfading. Enigmatic, modern, purposeful, minor, solemn, astral.