Hymn to St Margaret of Scotland

Hymn to St Margaret of Scotland : Vocal score

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for SATB unaccompanied Jackson's Hymn to St Margaret of Scotland couples the expressive language of a medieval Latin hymn with the Collect for St Margaret of Scotland 'O God, who didst call thy servant' taken from the 1929 Scottish Book of Common Prayer. The use of hockets and isorhythms give the music a deep medieval grounding, whilst the beautifully ornamented melodies bring out a distinctively 'Scottish' sound to this dramatic work.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 16 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 49g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193382660
  • 9780193382664

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.show more