A musical piece by György Ligeti (1923) written in 1966 can be heard in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, durring the moon landscape scene. Performed by The Choir of Norddeutscher Rudfunk under Helmut Franz.

A new version for a 1996 release of the 2001: A Space Odyssey Soundtrack was performed by The Stuttgart Schola Cantorum under Clytus Gottwold.