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Ending as it began, with a bright burst of E flat major, this first piece written after Jackson’s fiftieth birthday is still identifiably the work of the twenty-five-year-old composer of Angelorum. Like the individual pieces which comprise it, Jackson’s prolific output is both animated and contemplative, a dance around a still centre. It stands still, and it moves.
from notes by John Fallas © 2014
|Jackson (G): Airplane Cantata & other choral works|
Joined by the world-renowned pianola player Rex Lawson, the BBC Singers perform the premiere recordings of works by British composer Gabriel Jackson. The central work of the programme—Airplane Cantata—explores the early days of aviation through th ...» More