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Alexander Zaitsev

>Mom did a wonderful job.

Yes, of course!

I added the Category:Interstellar messages

at her Wiki web page:


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During preparation of the 1-st Theremin Concert to Aliens,
I familiarized with musical section of Voyager Golden Record, and detected there very small portion of Russian music. Iosif Shklovsky wrote that this occurred because of some funny conflict in the Soviet Composer Union. Please let me know where I can read about it in detail ?

Nick Sagan

Thank you for the Wiki add, Mr. Zaitsev! Though I'm not personally familiar with the conflict in the Soviet Composer Union, I do know the Voyager team had trouble getting all the songs they wanted. For example, The Beatles "Here Comes The Sun" was on the list and while all four Beatles agreed, the record company wouldn't go for it. As for where to read about these kinds of conflict, you might try the book "Murmurs of Earth" which is out of print these days, but you might be able to find a used copy somewhere.

Sarita Cooke

Good to hear that your mum's come out of the shadows. She did some great things back in the 70's, as of course did your dad. Used to see you often both at Cornell and then Los Angeles. So great that you've found your place in the universe my Nicholas still struggling a bit. You guys used to 'play' together! I still have a copy of Murmurs of Earth given to me by your mum. Keep it up, the Science channel sounds very exciting well done. Sarita ex (Eisenberger)

Patricie Fexova

Dear Nick,
I would like to send you some pictures of my art show where I had your mother as a guest of inspiration. Could you please provide me with some e-mail address where to send photos? - they're just a few.
Thanks a lot, best wishes

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