music of the spheres

noun phrase

Definition of music of the spheres

: an ethereal harmony thought by the Pythagoreans to be produced by the vibration of the celestial spheres

First Known Use of music of the spheres

1609, in the meaning defined above

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“Music of the spheres.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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