We have sent music to ETI, however: The Voyager Interstellar Record,
launched with the Voyager 1 and 2 probes in 1977, contains selections of
music from various human cultures. You can see the list at this Web page URL:
Scroll down to the Music hyperlink.
You can also hear some selections from the Cosmos soundtrack:
Carl Sagan et al wrote a great deal about the music they chose for
the Voyager Record in their 1978 book, Murmurs of Earth. One comment
I remember was that sending Bach might be considered boasting! :^)
Still, I say music is a very subjective subject.
At 08:09 PM 12/16/1998 -0500, RonBlue wrote:
>Last night listening to classical music, my wife commended that this
>"music" is the most important achievement of mankind.
>Assuming it was not illegal to send messages, I would suspect music
>would likely to be sent to us over scientific messages. This leads to
>the next topic we are likely to receive, The 700 club from ET.