To Morning

To Morning : Vocal score

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for SSATB unaccompanied This setting of a poem by William Blake is evocative and appealing. Jackson ingeniously offsets simple, pure harmonies against moments of chromaticism to create beautiful, fresh music which perfectly captures the essence of the words.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 177 x 254 x 1mm | 18g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193361779
  • 9780193361775
  • 1,320,957

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

Review quote

To Morning sets a brief poem by William Blake in celebration of the dawn, capturing the poem's radiance in undiluted C major before a joyous chorus rings in an all-too-soon conclusion. The Singer, February 09show more