La musique

La musique : Vocal score

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for solo soprano and SATB unaccompanied Ever-changing in mood and pace, La Musique is a setting of poems by Elizabeth Bishop and Charles Baudelaire on the transformative power of music. Jackson musically represents the complex psychological shifts contained in the texts' powerful metaphors through alternating fully notated and indeterminate passages in different keys and tempi. The resulting effect makes this piece a fascinating musical journey to the depths of the human more

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  • Sheet music | 28 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 85g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 019339572X
  • 9780193395725

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 more