A simplified version of my Big Bang anthem, intended to be sung by the congregation as a hymn. It offers the scientific version of the creation story.
God or gods
The Eyes and Ears of God is a hymn expressing the idea that the Creator of our Universe had to allow for the development of life in order to have have sensors and manipulators of data for purposes of self awareness. It is an element of the theology of Religious Naturalism. SA with piano accompaniment.
A piano arrangement and elaboration of the anthem of the same name. Piano solo.
The story of the development of life on Earth. Evolution revealed as an intelligent way to design life. The music evolves with the story. SATB, piano. Degree of difficulty: High. Duration: 4:30.
Evolution Fantasy is a shorter, simpler version prepared for a small choir. SAB, piano. Degree of difficulty: Moderate. Duration: 4:05.
The creation and unfolding of the universe in three minutes. The refrain: There is no God but Big Bang. SATB, piano. Level of difficulty: Moderate. Duration: 3:15.
Rejecting tales of woe and doom, but not before telling them. SATB, piano. Level of difficulty: Moderate. Duration: 5 min.
Inspired by a sermon that examined the variety of views about God that may be found in a typical UU congregation. They are presented in a question and answer format with the answers coming first (as they often do). SATB with divisions, piano. Level of difficulty: Difficult. Duration: 4:30
Written about two weeks after the event to music that was first written down a few hours before the event. Although some of my views have changed since then I have not altered the original words. SATB w. piano. Level of difficulty: Moderate. Duration: 4:40