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    Current Planets
    21-Apr-2015, 10:42 UT/GMT
    Sun1Taurus1' 3"11n50
    Moon6Gemini32'11"17n04
    Mercury13Taurus21'49"16n56
    Venus11Gemini22' 4"24n05
    Mars15Taurus12'44"16n29
    Jupiter12Leo50'34"17n51
    Saturn3Sagittarius47'51"r18s46
    Uranus17Aries17'54"6n13
    Neptune9Pisces6'24"8s51
    Pluto15Capricorn32'29"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra52'19"r3s55
    Chiron19Pisces49'53"0n04
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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
21-Apr-2015, 10:42 UT/GMT
Sun1Taurus1' 3"11n50
Moon6Gemini32'11"17n04
Mercury13Taurus21'49"16n56
Venus11Gemini22' 4"24n05
Mars15Taurus12'44"16n29
Jupiter12Leo50'34"17n51
Saturn3Sagittarius47'51"r18s46
Uranus17Aries17'54"6n13
Neptune9Pisces6'24"8s51
Pluto15Capricorn32'29"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra52'19"r3s55
Chiron19Pisces49'53"0n04
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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