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‘Song to the Moon’

Photo of the moon in the night sky above the Sydney Opera House roof.
The moon shines over Sydney Opera House. Many operas use moon metaphor and imagery to communicate ideas.
18, 2011

There’s a very bright and large full moon in March; it will still be some 211,600 miles away, but, perhaps, spectacular enough to approach the kind of moon that resides in the mind of the artist, writer or composer, for whom it always seems to appear rather overlarge and magnificent.

Antonin Dvorak in America

Antonín Dvořák
Dvořák’s main goal in America was to discover “American Music”
August 1, 2009

Dvorak’s creative imagination was spurred on by his visit to the United States in 1892