This five tones chosen by John Williams after trying about 350 of the thousands of five-note possible combinations mean the most recognizable feature of his score for Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Here, under the color light screen that displayed the conversation with the aliens and over the Curwen hand signals also used in the intercivilizational dialogue.
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"They were pinkish things about five feet long; with crustaceous bodies bearing vast pairs of dorsal fins or membraneous wings and several sets of articulated limbs, and with a sort of convoluted ellipsoid, covered with multitudes of very short antennae, where a head would ordinarily be." -- H. P. Lovecraft, "The Whisperer in Darkness"
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