The Christ-child Vocal score

by Gabriel Jackson

The Christ-child Vocal score Synopsis

for SATB (with divisions) unaccompanied Commissioned by King's College, Cambridge for the 2009 Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, this beautiful carol sets a well-loved text by G. K. Chesterton. With Jackson's trademark luscious harmonies alongside gentle changes in metre and mode, this piece would make an ideal introduction to Jackson's music for mixed choirs.

The Christ-child Vocal score Press Reviews

I feel confident in saying that The Christ Child is one of Gabriel Jackson's most touching creations, a G.K. Chesterton setting that fully captures the ecstatic mysticism of the text. * David A. McConnell, www.musicweb-international.com September 2012 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780193369368
Publication date: 27th May 2010
Author: Gabriel Jackson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Sheet music
Pagination: 12 pages
Categories: Sacred & religious music,

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 ...

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