Cantus Maris Baltici

Cantus Maris Baltici : Vocal score

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for SATB (with divisions) unaccompanied Jackson's Cantus Maris Baltici ('Songs of the Baltic Sea') is a rich and imaginative setting of poems from each of the three Baltic countries. It displays innovative choral textures and is a rewarding piece for any advanced choir. It was commissioned by the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and premiered in California in the summer of 2009.
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  • Sheet music | 44 pages
  • 210 x 297 x 3mm | 124g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193377535
  • 9780193377530

About Gabriel Jackson

Gabriel Jackson was born in Bermuda. After three years as a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral he studied composition at the Royal College of Music. Jackson's music has been commissioned, performed and broadcast worldwide, and his works have been presented at many festivals including Aldeburgh, Cheltenham, Spitalfields, and the BBC Proms. His liturgical pieces are in the repertoires of many of Britain's cathedral and collegiate choirs, and his choral works in general
have been recorded by some of the world's leading choirs including Polyphony, The Vasari Singers, The State Choir of Latvia, and Merton College Choir, Oxford. He is currently the Associate Composer to the BBC Singers, who have premiered and broadcast a number of recent commissions. Over recent years
Jackson's music has been equally focussed on instrumental works. Commissions include works for organist Michael Bonaventure, Red Note Ensemble, and the Lunar Sax Quartet.
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