In the beginning was the Word

In the beginning was the Word : Vocal score

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for SATB (with divisions) and organ Commissioned by the choir of Merton College, Oxford, In the beginning was the Word provides a welcome musical setting of this iconic biblical text. The choral lines combine plainchant with harmonically intricate passages, and all is complemented by a soloistic organ part. Suitable for use throughout the church year.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 32 pages
  • 210 x 297 x 2mm | 88g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193368781
  • 9780193368781

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