music of the spheres

noun
a music, imperceptible to human ears, formerly supposed to be produced by the movements of the spheres or heavenly bodies.

Origin:
1600–10

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music of the spheres
 
n
the celestial music supposed by Pythagoras to be produced by the regular movements of the stars and planets

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They are creatures who can't hear the music of the spheres.
Topper, attuned to the music of the spheres, takes all this in his stride.
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