Stars Declare His Glory
"The Stars Declare His Glory: Creation Hymn Fantasy” includes three hymn tunes associated with texts hailing the beauty and glory of God’s creation: CONDITOR ALME SIDERUM (“Creator of the Stars of Night”), ALDINE (“The Stars Declare His Glory”), and DIX (“For the Beauty of the Earth”). Select verses of these hymns are alluded to throughout the piece as a guide on this journey of ideas: prayers of gratitude, awe, and majesty in the light of creation. The texts could be read aloud beforehand or as part of the presentation. 121 measures.