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music (or harmony) of the spheres

Definition of music or harmony of the spheres in English:

chiefly literary The natural harmonic tones supposedly produced by the movement of the celestial spheres or the bodies fixed in them.
Example sentences
  • Only at the end of the section does he hone the poem down from the music of the spheres to the more palpable sphere of a doorknob.
  • One of his recent pieces, Sol's Violin connects his interest in electronic music with one of the holy grails of human investigation, the music of the spheres.
  • Elsewhere, though, such repetition sounds the music of the spheres.
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