Sacred Choral Classical Music "Light" from Creation Oratorio - Sabrina P...

"Light" sacred classical music from prize-winning Creation Oratorio from Composer Sabrina Pena Young. Performed by the Millikin University Women's Choir and the Millikin Percussion Percussion ensembles, directors Michael Engelhardt and Brian Justison. Commissioned by Millikin.

A complex multilingual intertwining of Afro-Cuban music and traditional choral music, the intermedia oratorio Creation celebrates diversity and the beauty of procreation. A celebration of culture, life, humanity, and the female body, Creation further marks itself as a musical milestone, commissioned specifically for a 60 member woman's chorus and composed by a young female composer of Cuban-Dominican heritage.

Premier performance by the Millikin State University Women's Chorale directed by Michael Engelhardt and accompanied by the Millikin University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Brian Justison. Creation won the "New Genre Prize" for the IAWM Search for New Music in 2011.

Composed for: SSA, Optional Keyboard Accomp, Tape, and Percussion Ensemble (2-5 players)

Original biblical texts in English, Spanish, and Swahili

Download the full Sheet Music For Creation Oratorio for free at the Petrucci Library:

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The Bright and Morning Star Earth in darkness The universe in quiet slumber

The infinite magnificence of the sun The Passion of Creation is here

And then God said, “Let there be light! Oh, radiant light!” Lord, the darkness is as light to you Light as bright as you

I awake and I am with You Dawn is here


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