SSATB choir, a cappella - Level B-C (easy - moderately difficult)
Composed by Gabriel Jackson (1962-). Mixed Voices. New Horizons. Sacred, Choral Leaflet. Vocal score. 8 pages. Duration 2'. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193361775).
Item Number: OU.9780193361775
ISBN 9780193361775. 10 x 7 inches.
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.
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