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Darwin: The Musical

Composer and Songwriter David Haines loves science so much that he’s created a musical called Tremendous Journey to celebrate it.

The concert will feature 15 songs about the science of life and evolution. It’s a shorter version of my “science oratorio”, Lifetime. We open with a song called Mr Darwin, which tells the story of his historic voyage aboard the Beagle. Then there is Selfish Gene, a song referring to Richard Dawkins’s work, and Living Light, Queen Bee, Bacteria and Taxonomy.

Here’s “Mr. Darwin:”

More at New Scientist.

(via Discoblog)

Posted in Science October 27th, 2009 by Chip
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