Over time, the Sun inspired many classical music composers. Bellow, you can find seven of the best classical music productions inspired by the Sun.
Haydn Sunrise Quartet
Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra Op.30: Prelude (Sunrise)
David Matthews, The Music of Dawn
Ferde Grofé, Grand Canyon Suite: I Sunrise; IV Sunset
Ferde Grofé, Grand Canyon Suite: IV Sunset
Carl Nielsen, Helios Overture Op. 17
Arne, The Glitt’ring Sun’ from The Morning
The Sun wasn’t the only celestial body which inspired classical composers. We also presented you the best classical music inspired by the Moon. Also, 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.