Definition of Music of the spheres
1. Noun. An inaudible music that Pythagoras thought was produced by the celestial.
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Literary usage of Music of the spheres
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1. Shakespeare in Music: A Collation of the Chief Musical Allusions in the by Louis Charles Elson (1901)
"... Disliked Music — Shakespeare's Jests at Music Balanced by His Tributes to the Art — Evening Music — The Music of the Sea — The Music of the Spheres. ..."
2. Educational Review by Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank Pierrepont Graves, William McAndrew, Charles Alexander Nelson (1898)
"I don't know anything about the ' Music of the Spheres,' but I will answer some of the questions under I." " I do not remember of the ..."
3. A Short History of Astronomy by Arthur Berry (1899)
"... is the origin Oi" the idea of the music of the spheres which recurs continually in mediaeval speculation and is found occasionally in modern literature. ..."
4. A Treasury of English Prose by Logan Pearsall Smith (1920)
"THE music of the spheres IT is my temper, and I like it the better, to affect all harmony; and sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note ..."
5. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"... who thinks that the music of the spheres should supply the Nor can we well conceive how a man should be able ! to carry so much luggage with him as ..."