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 men’s choruses; Commissioned by the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Singing Statesmen. CANTUS recorded this work fall 2019.