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Some of the pieces of music that reference the game of Go are listed here.

  • 2006 KGS Quest by cuby, a 45 minute extended piece of music with lyrics themed about regulars on the KGS Go server. It could be downloaded from but that site eventually went down. The page is [ext] well archived in the Wayback Machine, though.
  • 1987 A Game of Go by Haskell Small for two pianos, recorded by Quattro Mani.
  • 1987 Go, album and song.
  • 1980 ''[ext] The Game Of Go by Chris Linn - B Side of the single "Santa Monica Blue Waves"
  • Official BGA Go Songbook, British Go Association.
  • Go Player's Songbook, Roding Music, with music. Available from the BGA.
  • 1000th Variation of the Taisha by [ext] djsente
  • Playing a Game of 'Go! on the soundtrack of a beautiful Mind

Also, the music CD [ext] After the Dance by Bert Jansch and John Renbourn has a picture of them playing Go on the cover.

The cover of the album [ext] Fair Play by avant-jazzer Glenn Horiuchi features a go board.

The album [ext] The Algorithm Smiles Upon You by Aver & Move 78 has cover art of a stylised goban with the position after Lee Sedol's famous 78th move of Game 4 of his match against AlphaGo.

See also

Did anyone try listening to music while playing Go? Any good thinking music for Go?

Music last edited by bugcat on October 19, 2021 - 15:06
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