O sacrum convivium
SATB choir (with divisions), a cappella - Level C (moderately difficult)
Composed by Gabriel Jackson (1962-). Mixed Voices. New Horizons. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 16 pages. Duration 6.5'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193505100).
Item Number: OU.9780193505100
ISBN 9780193505100. 10 x 7 inches.
For SATB (with divisions) unaccompanied. Composed for the Feast of Corpus Christi, this setting has a poise and beauty rare in choral music. Jackson uses the full sonic opportunities offered by the divided scoring, moving effortlessly from controlled meditation to ecstatic fervour, all delivered with absolute belief and clarity.
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