Over time, the Moon inspired many classical music composers. We offer you seven of the best classical music productions inspired by the Moon.
Moon music: Beethoven. Moonlight Sonata
Moon music: Debussy. Suite Bergamasque, Clair de Lune
Moon music: Lake in the Moonlight – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Moon music: Antonin Dvorak, Song to the moon (Rusalka)
Moon music: Vincenzo Bellini, Vaga Luna che inargenti
Moon music: Janacek Opera.The Excursions of Mr Broucek to the Moon
Moon music: Haydn, The World of the Moon
The Moon wasn’t the only celestial body which inspired classical composers. The English composer Gustav Holst wrote, between 1914 and 1916, a seven-movement orchestral suite – The Planets, Op. 32. Each movement of the suite is named after a planet of the Solar System and its corresponding astrological character.