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Note: The nine-section tone poem, "Also Sprach Zarathustra," by the great composer, Richard Strauss, only extends to the 32:10 point of this video. The first section, "Sunrise," is the main theme from "2001: A Space Odyssey." My hope is that our readers will become familiar with the composer, Gustavo Dudamel, who is the <wink, wink> "inspiration" for the TV series, "Mozart in the Jungle."
Believe it or not, the only time I'd seen "2001: A Space Odyssey" was when it was released in 1968 (I was six-years old, and quite honestly, I remember being bored) - it was about time I watched it again. The only thing I remembered from the movie - which was wildly promoted and marketed at the time - was an usher in the theater, walking around and hawking programs before the movie started, saying "2001: A Space Odyssey. 2001: A Space Odyssey." Isn't it amazing what trivial memories get implanted in the minds of children? And isn't it upsetting what important things children don't remember? Th