length:

orchestration:

premiere recording of movement II:



concert premiere of movement II:

 

6 movements, 24 minutes

Mixed choir 

26 August 2014
Ping
Strings Music Festival
Steamboat Springs, CO

29 August 2014
Ping
Nantucket Musical Arts Society
Nantucket, MA

Sacred Songs For Spacefarers is a work nearing completion; it explores the significance of spirituality in an age of space travel. Divided into six movements, it sets ancient Eastern sacred texts, juxtaposed with settings of the late astronomer Carl Sagan (1934-1996).