Illustration of asteroids moving past a planet
Video, 7 mins

Sounds of the Cosmos: Galaxies and the Universe


Embark on a breathtaking voyage to the outer limits of the universe with Gustav Holst’s astronomical tour-de-force The Planets. In this filmed orchestral performance, Holst’s monumental music is combined with short talks about the cosmos and spectacular visuals.

In the fifth chapter - Galaxies and the Universe - Paul Crowther provides an overview of the different types of galaxy, plus galaxy clusters and the three dimensional structure of the local Universe , enhanced by stunning images from NASA spacecraft, and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.



The Film

  • Music performed by Sheffield Rep Orchestra
  • Visuals by Humanstudio


See also