Countries On The Golden Record (#QCC618)

The Golden Record is a record being carried by Voyagers 1 and 2 at the outermost limits of the Solar System. Meant to represent humanity to any potential alien life that intercepts it, it contains numerous songs from around the world. Can you guess every country that is represent by its tracks?
When the country of the performer and the country of the song are different, both countries will be accepted
Quiz by JWatson24
Last updated: March 17, 2022
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Munich Bach Orchestra
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major
Pura Paku Alaman Palace Orchestra
Ketawang: Puspåwårnå (Kinds of Flowers)
Mahi musicians
Mbuti musicians
Alima Song
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tom Djäwa, Mudpo, Waliparu
Barnumbirr (Morning Star) and Moikoi Song
Antonio Maciel, Los Aguilillas, Mariachi ______ de Pepe Villa
El Cascabel (The Bell)
Chuck Berry
Johnny B. Goode
United States
Pranis Pandang and Kumbui
Papua New Guinea
Gorō Yamaguchi
Sokaku-Reibo (Depicting The Cranes In Their Nest)
Arthur Grumiaux
Partita for Violin Solo No. 3 in E Major
Bavarian State Opera Orchestra and Chorus
The Magic Flute, K. 620, Act II: Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen
_______ State Merited Ensemble of Folk Song and Dance
Musicians from Ancash
Roncadoras and Drums
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven
Melancholy Blues
United States
Kamil Jalilov
Muğam (Çahargah ahəngi)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky
The Rite of Spring, Part II: The Sacrifice: VI. Sacrificial Dance
Glenn Gould
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, Prelude and Fugue in C major
Valya Balkanska, Lazar Kanevski, and Stephan Zahmanov
Izlel ye Delyo Haydutin
Ambrose Roan Horse, Chester Roan, and Tom Roan
Navajo Night Chant, Yeibichai Dance
United States
Early Music Consort of London/David Munrow
The Fairie Round
United Kingdom
Maniasinimae and Taumaetarau Chieftain Tribe of Oloha and Palasu'u Village Community
Naranaratana Kookokoo (The Cry of the Megapode Bird)
Solomon Islands
Unknown girl from Huancavelica
Wedding Song
Guan Pinghu
Liu Shui (Flowing Streams)
Kesarbai Kerkar
Bhairavi: Jaat Kahan Ho
Blind Willie Johnson
Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground
United States
Budapest String Quartet
String Quartet No. 13: in B♭ major, Opus 130: V. Cavatina
Level 71
Mar 17, 2022
Hope you enjoyed and learned something new! It may not be a stereotypical space quiz, but I find this stuff pretty fascinating :) In case you are interested in learning more, here is a video that mentions it (starting at 13:40, although I recommend the whole video). And if you want to listen to any of the songs, check out this playlist!
Level 66
Mar 17, 2022
Nice quiz, and interesting (obscure if I may put it that way) topic :) I got all the easy/obvious ones, and although I don't quite understand the whole thing, it was surprising to see countries like Benin and Solomon Islands show up.
Level 71
Mar 17, 2022
Thanks! It is an obscure topic, and I only learned about it because of the Vsauce video I posted. I figured it would be nice to share it with the world :)

Some of the countries on here are definitely very interesting. Personally I think they did a pretty good job of making it represent the world. My only complaint is the large amount of German music, which I think could have been replaced with some of the more underrepresented parts of the world.

Anyways, thanks for playing!

Level 52
Mar 18, 2022
Excellent quiz! I would never had this idea, but that's actually a very good one. I really like both the subject and the beautiful illustration. Congrats on this great work for QCC!
Level 71
Mar 18, 2022
Thanks as always Baptiste! Looking forward to seeing what you come up with :)
Level 72
Mar 18, 2022
Fabulous quiz! I knew about the Voyager's Record but didn't know it is carrying songs as well. I knew about images and some greetings but not songs. Anyway, the SVG is great! I have a feeling you're gonna win the QCC. :)
Level 71
Mar 18, 2022
Thanks! Glad to see you learned something cool and new about the Voyager Record :)
Level 60
Sep 14, 2023
Level 71
Sep 15, 2023
Lol, I forgot about this quiz. But thanks!
Level 76
Sep 16, 2023
Great Quiz, nominated. I'm going to have to make up a playlist now so I can listen whilst at work.