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    28-Apr-2015, 12:52 UT/GMT
    Sun7Taurus55'31"14n09
    Moon5Virgo47' 4"6n39
    Mercury26Taurus8'44"21n24
    Venus19Gemini27'40"25n17
    Mars20Taurus19'35"18n00
    Jupiter13Leo11'45"17n45
    Saturn3Sagittarius22'23"r18s41
    Uranus17Aries41'25"6n22
    Neptune9Pisces16'55"8s47
    Pluto15Capricorn30'50"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra45'45"3s52
    Chiron20Pisces10'12"0n13
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Sound Horoscope

A horoscope is a snapshot of a single moment in our solar system as seen from a geocentrical point of view. Actually the luminaries and planets are not fixed but constantly rotating. These rotations can be translated into different swinging systems, amongst others into acoustically recognisable sounds. Already in the year 1619 the great astrologer and astronomer Johannes Kepler wrote a book about "Harmonices mundi" (Latin: The Harmony of the World). At present the swiss musicologist and astrologer Hans Cousto does pioneering research on planetary swinging cycles.

One comparatively easy way of translating planetary cycles into acoustic effects is the transformation of angle relations between planets into sounds. The team of akustik-clock.de has actually developed such a software that shows these relations audio-visually on the web. In teamwork with Tobias Krug of akustik-clock.de the Astrodienst webteam has created their own version of the akustik-clock. It shows the mundane planetary aspects and the mundane planets aspecting the personal horoscope. You can find these two sound horoscopes in our "Extended Chart Selection" under "Methods". Click on "Special charts". At the bottom of this page you will also find a direct link.

Sound horoscope theory

The length of the zodiac is imagined as the virtual string of an instrument. This string supplies the tonic keynote.

grundton

 

Two celestial bodies are "playing" at a time on the string. They compose a sound when forming an aspect (astrological angle). In case of two planets aligning on 0° respectively 360° the tonic keynote is playing.

konjunktion

When standing opposite by an angle of 180° the celestial bodies "play" an octave.

opposition

It is always the longer part of the string that is playing. When the planets are forming an aspect of 90° - which is an astrological square (first quarter), the sound of 270° is playing (last quarter). These aspects divide the length of the zodiac - the string - into one fourth and three-fourths. The tone of the 270° aspect is a quart (musical interval).

quarte

As soon as the octave is completed the scale goes back to the tonic keynote. The same applies to every other planetary aspect. The 120°/trigon and 240° aspect counts as a quint on the scale. The stock of tones depends on the amount of aspects in use. The movement goes up and down like a wave forming the tunes of the time.

zeit zeitgebirge

The planetary music is composed by the cosmos but the sound is manufactured by human beings.

Used aspects and notes

Rate  Angle Aspect Notes frequency (Hz)
1/1 Conjunction C#1 272.204
1/2 180° Opposition C#2 544.409
1/3 120° Trine G#1 408.307
1/4 90° Square F#1 362.939
1/5 72° Quintile F1 340.256
2/5 144° Biquintile A#1 453.674
1/6 60° Sextil E1 326.645
1/8 45° Semisquare D#1 311.091
3/8 135° Sesquisquare A1 435.527
1/12 30° Semisextil D1 296.950
5/12 150° Inconjunct B1 466.636

Current Planets
28-Apr-2015, 12:52 UT/GMT
Sun7Taurus55'31"14n09
Moon5Virgo47' 4"6n39
Mercury26Taurus8'44"21n24
Venus19Gemini27'40"25n17
Mars20Taurus19'35"18n00
Jupiter13Leo11'45"17n45
Saturn3Sagittarius22'23"r18s41
Uranus17Aries41'25"6n22
Neptune9Pisces16'55"8s47
Pluto15Capricorn30'50"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra45'45"3s52
Chiron20Pisces10'12"0n13
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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