Creator of the stars of night

Creator of the stars of night : Vocal score

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for SATB and organ This mellifluous Advent setting opens in a still and contemplative mood reminiscent of plainsong before a thrilling section heralded by the first entry of the organ. The piece finishes as it began - a perfect Advent blend of meditation and drama.
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Product details

  • Sheet music | 12 pages
  • 177.8 x 254 x 2.5mm | 45.36g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0193439077
  • 9780193439078

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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Review quote

Gabriel Jackson's Creator of the Stars of Night sets an anonymous 7th-century poem and, like Cecilia Virgo, inhabits an approachable yet cliche-free harmonic world . . . the organist will need well-oiled fingers - although for the choir this pieces is easier than its predecessor. * Armin Zanner, Music Teacher May 2005 *
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