Gabriel Jackson's The Passion Of Our Lord Jesus Christ for SATB Choir (with divisions), with Soprano and Tenor solos and 10 players.
Commissioned by Merton College, Oxford, this hour-long work for soloists, choir and 10 players is divided into seven movements, beginning with Palm Sunday.
Jackson's setting takes material from each of the four Gospel narratives, interspersed with Latin hymns and English texts by poets associated with Merton College over the centuries including Edmund Blunden and T. S. Eliot. This vocal score includes a Piano reduction for rehearsal purposes.
Instrumentation: picc/alto fl, b. cl, sopr sax (B flat) / alto sax (E flat), hn, perc (1 player) (bd, vib, tub, wind chimes (metal), tam-tam, brake dr, water gong, sus cym, vibraslap, 3 temple bl (high, mediuam, low), mark tree), hp, vln, vla, vc, db.