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Title: A Dance to Strange Musics

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Title: A Dance to Strange Musics Title Record # 83319
Author: Gregory Benford
Date: 1998-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: First published in Science Fiction Age, November 1998.
Synopsis: A human expedition to Alpha Centauri finds an earth-like planet with a strange ecology, and risk their lives to understand the underlying principles.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2000Translated by Roldano Romanelli
Italian Al suono di una musica aliena
2000Translated by Nenad Savic
French Au son de musiques inconnues

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
9 1999 Locus Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Science Fiction Age, November 1998 1998-11-00 ed. Scott Edelman Sovereign Media Co.   $3.99 100
quarto?8.5" by 11" magazine, usually saddle-stapled, instead of side-stapled or glued
mag Checkmark
Year's Best SF 4 1999-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperPrism 0-06-105902-1 $6.50 xi+
484
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Harris Checkmark
Year's Best SF 4 1999-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperPrism / SFBC 0-7394-0351-6 / 01419 $9.98 xi+
484
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons 2000-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-25462-8 $17.95 xi+
481
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Exploring the Horizons: Explorers, and The Furthest Horizon 2000-05-00 Gardner Dozois Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-1009-1 $17.98 916
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni John Berkey Checkmark
Al suono di una musica aliena 2000-05-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Mondadori (Millemondi (quarterly) #25)   Lit 9,900 430
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Massimo Rosestolato  
Galaxies, #17 2000-06-00 ed.
Stéphane Nicot?Stephane Nicot
Galaxies   F60.00 196
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Philippe Caza Checkmark
Worlds Vast and Various 2000-10-00 Gregory Benford Eos / HarperCollins 0-380-79054-8 $13.50 312
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois   0-312-27150-6 $17.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF 2009-08-00 ed. Mike Ashley Running Press 978-0-7624-3723-8 $13.95 x+
531
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth joeroberts.co.uk Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF 2009-08-00 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 978-1-84529-891-3 £7.99 x+
531
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Joe Roberts  
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF 2009-08-00 ed. Mike Ashley Robinson 978-1-84901-254-6 £7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Joe Roberts  
Year's Best SF 4 2009-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell HarperCollins e-books 978-0-06-175779-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Worlds Vast and Various 2013-03-29 Gregory Benford Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11852-2 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of Gregory Benford 2015-08-00 Gregory Benford Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-686-1 $40.00 615
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Harris Checkmark
The Best of Gregory Benford 2015-08-00 Gregory Benford Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-686-1 $60.00 615
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Harris Checkmark
The Best of Gregory Benford 2015-08-00 Gregory Benford Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-687-8 $  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 978-0-312-27150-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
Year's Best SF 4 date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell HarperPrism 0-06-105902-1 $6.50 xi+
484
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth John Harris Checkmark
Worlds Vast and Various date unknown Gregory Benford Eos / HarperCollins 0-380-79054-8 $14.95 312
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Rick Sternbach Checkmark
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