Renzo Piano’s archive in Genoa houses the great architect’s projects. It brings young people closer to creative work, which he equates to “looking into darkness without fear”.
The universe through music: 10 songs inspired by the Moon, space and its planets
The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing on 20 July has awakened the fantasy of many. Here’s the perfect playlist of musicians who have let themselves be inspired by the universe and its celestial bodies.
The study and observation of celestial bodies is based on physical principles and precise mathematical models. However, music can also be considered a science with fixed rules: sound waves, frequencies, keys, symmetry.
Nevertheless, when it comes to composing or listening to music, emotions take over. Like the ones we experience when we admire the Moon, the Sun, space, stars, planets, faraway unexplored worlds. Here are 10 songs of artists who found their inspiration in space and its mysteries.
Spiritualized – Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space [Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space]
Beatles – Across the Universe [Let It Be]
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Le canzoni più belle del 2017 secondo LifeGate Radio. Con questa playlist lanciamo la nostra collaborazione con Spotify Italia che vi farà ascoltare la musica migliore, selezionata.
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