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MUSIC FOR THE MOON


Price: $14.95
Item Number: MM180
Music Genre: Classical
Untitled Document

Produced in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, MUSIC FOR THE MOON features a compelling compilation of classical music pieces inspired by the Moon.  The CD includes works by Beethoven, Haydn, Debussy, Dvořák, Offenbach, and many more world-class composers. The Bonus Track contains actual audio transmissions from the Apollo 11 mission, with the Theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey (Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra) as an underscore—it’s really cool.  The CD booklet includes amazing NASA photos from the mission.  Celebrate one of the greatest accomplishments of humankind with this inspiring CD.  Running Time:  61:06

TRACK LIST


1.    CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Clair de lune  (4:12)

2.    FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Il mondo della luna     (3:45)


3.    ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK

Song to the Moon   (5:54)


4.    LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

Moonlight Sonata   (7:05)


5.    JACQUES OFFENBACH

Le voyage dans la lune   (4:41)


6.    ALBERT WILLIAN KETÈLBEY

In the Moonlight   (5:09)




 


7.    NIKOLAY RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Clair de lune from Pan Voyevoda   (3:18)


8.    PAUL LINCKE

Frau Luna Overture   (4:42)


9.    TRADITIONAL – CHINA

Moonlight   (4:13)


10.    MUZIO CLEMENTI

Fantasy with Variations on Au clair de la lune   (11:43)

BONUS TRACK

11.  RICHARD STRAUSS

Also sprach Zarathustra intro
WITH RECORDINGS OF APOLLO 11 TRANSMISSIONS  (1:49) 

ARTWORK
 

Photo of Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. posing beside the U.S. flag that has been placed on the Moon.  [CD Cover]


Photo of Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. walking on the lunar surface taken by Commander Neil Armstrong, whose reflection can be seen Aldrin’s helmet visor.


Photo of Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the Moon at Tranquility Base.


Photo of Astronaut bootprint on the lunar surface.  

The official Apollo 11 mission patch.

Photo of view of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region.  Earth rise.  [CD Back Cover]

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