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Music from the Moon

Maggie Aderin-Pocock introduces a special edition for the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landings.

The space scientist and lunar expert Maggie Aderin-Pocock curates and narrates a special edition of the In Tune Mixtape, marking the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landings. From Debussy and Dvorak to Gil Scott-Heron and Stevie Wonder, Aderin-Pocock introduces the music which has accompanied her lifelong fascination with Earth's closest neighbour.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 19 Jul 2019 19:00

Music Played

  • Gustav Holst

    Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • HELIOS.
  • Gil Scott‐Heron

    Whitey on the Moon

    Performer: Gil Scott‐Heron.
    • RCA.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Song to the Moon (Rusalka)

    Singer: Kate Royal. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Kate Royal: Midsummer Night.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Van Morrison

    Moondance

    Performer: Van Morrison.
    • Warner Bros. Records.
  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Carl Orff

    Der Mond ist fort (from Der Mond)

    Performer: Children's Chorus. Performer: Philharmonia Chorus. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
    • Warner Classics.

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