Hearts of Space Records
Release date
1 Jan 1988
Running length
16 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Galaxies Main Theme 4:42 419
2 Starflight 1 3:00 725
3 Ancient Stars 6:22 690
4 Milky Way Rising 2:55 489
5 Galactic Sky 5:38 539
6 Winds (Proxima Centauri) 4:47 380
7 The Southern Cross 1:58 295
8 Starflight 2 0:45 345
9 The Pleiades 0:58 78
10 Starflight 3 0:58 322
11 Intergalactic Space 3:03 346
12 Ice Forests of Orion 5:01 440
13 Lookback Time 4:20 364
14 Going Home 3:26 542
15 Starflight 4 3:12 321
16 Down to Earth 4:41 260

About this album

“…one of the finest musicians on the New Age music scene today.”
Los Angeles synthesist Kevin Braheny is regarded by many serious listeners as one of the finest musicians on the New Age music scene today. His improvised Lullaby for the Hearts of Space (1980) and his pre-composed The Way Home (formerly entitled Perelandra; 1984) stand as contemporary New Age classics. His latest effort, “Galaxies” features music Braheny composed for the “Galaxies” planetarium show, written and directed by author Timothy Ferris.

Galaxies includes 16 relatively brief synthesizer and electronic woodwind pieces, and showcases a satisfying and nourishing variety of styles, moods, timbres, and tempos. Some of the themes dazzle the ears and inner eyes, leaping into our imagination like starfire fanfares. Others, especially on side two, suggest infinite, beauteous space and heavenly choirs, radiant in their timeless serenity. Throughout Galaxies, Braheny has composed his music with subtle intricacy and a fine ear for sensual and enchanting textural variety. Excellent.

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  • krakadog

    This music is really great space music by a top notch artist, as are all his albums. Excellent and recommended he definately ranks along with Meg Bowles.

    23 Sep 2012 Reply

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