Busy Kids Love Music
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Episode 120: Solar Eclipse Part 2-Songs Inspired by the Moon


Welcome back to Busy Kids Love Music! I’m thrilled to continue our Solar Eclipse series with Episode 120, where we’ll explore the enchanting world of songs inspired by the moon.

🌙 **Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven:** We kick off our lunar journey with Beethoven’s iconic “Moonlight Sonata”. Discover the hauntingly beautiful melodies and the emotional depth that has captivated listeners for centuries.

🌙 **”Song to the Moon” from Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák:** Join me as we delve into the world of opera with Dvořák’s mesmerizing aria, “Song to the Moon”. Experience the longing and yearning of Rusalka as she sings to the moon, seeking solace and guidance in her quest for love.

🌙 **Clair de Lune by Debussy:** Next, we immerse ourselves in the dreamy soundscape of Debussy’s “Clair de Lune”. Lose yourself in the shimmering moonlight as Debussy paints a musical portrait of nocturnal beauty.

🌙 **”Lake in the Moonlight” from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky:** Finally, we conclude our lunar journey with Tchaikovsky’s ethereal “Lake in the Moonlight” from his beloved ballet Swan Lake. Lose yourself in the magical atmosphere as Odette dances under the moon’s gentle glow.

Join me as we explore these enchanting pieces and discover the timeless allure of music inspired by the moon. Tune in to Episode 120 of Busy Kids Love Music and let the fun begin!

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Episode 119: Songs Inspired by the Sun

Episode 55: Clair de Lune

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata (FULL)

Renee Fleming,@Dvorak – Song to the moon – Rusalka

Clair de Lune (Extended)

Tchaikovsky – Lake in the Moonlight

Playlist for Episode 120

I’ve put together a curated playlist of the 4 pieces we learned about in today’s episode so that you can hear them in their entirety. 

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