Starry Messenger (TTBB)

TTBB/finger cymbals(multiple sets) or tambourine; Text:  The astronomer, Galileo, invented the telescope, allowing the first human to view the four satellites or rings of Jupiter observe a supernova, and many other amazing sights in the stars.  Galileo wrote a treatise (Siderejus Nuncius) which describes his astronomical discoveries.  This work sets to music much of the cover page of that treatise.  Written for advanced TTBB choruses;  Commissioned by the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Singing Statesmen. CANTUS  recorded this work fall 2019.