Beginnings: A Modern Oratorio
Inspired by The Shared Creation Stories of the Middle East

A Musical Collaboration by Neil Douglas-Klotz, Abraham Sussman and Friends.

This CD is a companion to the book The Genesis Meditations for listening, contemplation and movement. Voice, guitars, violin, hand drums, piano, flute, cello, bass, accordian, horns and harp.

Bonus offer:

Once you have purchased this download, “Beginnings”, you may also purchase the physical CD for a special price of $5 plus shipping. To do this, please open the Purchase Receipt email which you will receive from this website soon after purchasing the download, and forward it, as proof of purchase, to:, requesting a copy of the CD. Abraham will then arrange payment and shipping with you, by email.

Listen to samples:

Wa ruach Elohim


Nahaseh adam


This audio download is in .mp3 format, from the original CD*. The .mp3 files are packaged in a zip file, so they will need to be extracted from the zip file, once it has been saved to your computer, before they can be played using a media player on your computer, or transferred to a portable player.

(*Any remaining stock of the original CD can be purchased by enquiring at: