Moon songs with Steve Landis
Get celestial with this week's Sound Currents as we explore works inspired by the moon.
The moon has inspired legend and mystical tales since the dawn of time. Hear how composers were inspired by the the earth's constant companion in the sky.
This week's guest is composer and double bassist Steve Landis.
Scroll to the bottom to hear a bonus piece: "Moonflight" by Otto Luening, and be sure to answer this week's "favorite piece" poll!
Steve Landis, composer/double bassist
by Steve Landis
Avimimus with Lauren McAllister - mezzo-soprano, Alexandra Kassouf - soprano
Trio Contemplating the Moon - III. Haunting
by Yevgeny Sharlat
The Distance of the Moon
by Daniel Pesca
Sarah Frisof - flute, Hanna Hurwitz - violin, Daniel Pesca - piano
by Kaija Saariaho
Camilla Hoitenga - bass flute, Anssi Karttunen - cello
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