The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ
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Forces or Category: Solo soprano, solo tenor, SATB & 10 players
Orchestration: picc (+afl), bcl, ssx (+asx), hn, perc (1 player), hp, vln, vla, vc, db Percussion: BD, vib, tbells, wind chimes (metal), tam, brake dr, water gong, sus cym, vibraslap, 3 temple bl (high, med, low), mark tree
for SATB (with divisions), S. and T. solos, and 10 players
Commissioned by Merton College, Oxford, this hour-long work is divided into seven movements. Jackson's setting takes material from each of the four Gospels, interspersed with Latin hymns and English texts by poets associated with the College.