Poetry in the night

Presented by Gianluca Masi

In this section they are located some poetical compositions that take inspiration not only by astronomical objects, but also by the night and by the atmosphere that it creates. This in order to explain the emotional and artistical side of Astronomy, that since its origin evokes in the man deep suggestion.

1. O sickle of waning moon. (Gabriele D'Annunzio)
2. The comet. (Paola Staccone)
3. The Endless. (Giacomo Leopardi)
4. The Great Bear. (Sully Prudhomme)
5. The appointment. (Sully Prudhomme)
6. Under the bust of Galileo (Pietro Giordani)
7. The beautiful night (Giuseppe Ungaretti)
8. Oh night (Giuseppe Ungaretti)
9. Stars (Giuseppe Ungaretti)
10. Prelude (Giuseppe Ungaretti)
11. Star (Giuseppe Ungaretti)
12. To the evening (Ugo Foscolo)
13. Fall (Richard A. Walega)
14. Occult Thoughts (Richard A. Walega)
15. The night is high, and in deep calm (Vincenzo Monti)
16. The evening of the feast day (Giacomo Leopardi)