Luce coruscas (herself a rose)

Luce coruscas (herself a rose) : Vocal score

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for SATB (with divisions) Translated as 'Shining with light', Luce coruscas sets a hymn for Vespers on the Feast of the Assumption, followed by the poem 'Herself a Rose' by Christina Rossetti. Jackson employs his signature harmonies and descriptive working of the text within an expansive polyphony to create a large-scale expressive anthem to the Blessed Virgin Mary.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 20 pages
  • 203 x 253 x 2mm | 56g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193392461
  • 9780193392465

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