The "Moons" was composed when I was asked to submit some of my music for a YESFanz project called "Songs From The South Side Of The Sky". It was originaly going to for part of a major work about our solar system along the lines of "The Planets". It may still happen.
From my first teenage telescope to now watching unmanned flights to Jupiter and beyond, I will always be fascinated with space travel. This four part piece is based on the characteristics of the four largest moons of Jupiter. This is my muscal interpratation of the characteristics of Europa Io, Callisto and Ganymede.
Franky Valentyn: Piano, Mini Moog, ARP Oddessy, Flute, Double Bass, Soprano and Descant Recorders. Percusion