Once upon a universe

Song TitleOnce upon a universe (Search)
Composer(s):Jake Heggie
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Gavin Geoffrey Dillard
Author Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Admonishing; Alleluia; Amen; Ants; Armies; Black Holes; Bliss; Boys; Breaking; Building; Catching; Childhood; Children; Cleaning; Cosmic; Creating; Creation; Destroying; Divine; End; Eternity; Falling Asleep; Fingers; Gluing; God; Humor; Ignominious; Incantations; Insisting; Little; Metaphor: God as Child; Motherhood; Mothers; Parents; People; Planets; Playing; Prayers; Sweeping; Temples; Thumbs; Toys; Universe; Up-tempo; Vast; Waste; Wiping; Young
First LineOnce, when God was a little boy, his mother caught him (Search)
Average Duration3:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1999 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://gavindillard.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Once-Upon-a-Universe.pdf
Larger WorkOf Gods and Cats (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Search)
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSNzMaiz0Q4
Catalog DesignationNo. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMedium voice
Range: Bb3 - G#5 (Search)
Original KeyEb Major (Search)
Premiered ByJennifer Larmore (Search)
Commissioned ByVija Nadai (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsPremiered May, 2000, Monte Carlo; Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano; Antoine Palloc, piano (Search)
ContributorGTM , Isabella Wallace (Search)
Contributor Affiliation Georgia Southern University (Search)
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