GORDON JACOB
Jacob at desk

Job
Incidental music to the Bible story
Vaughan Williams, orchestrated by Jacob

For string quartet, flute and harp

DATE WRITTEN  24 February 1967
FIRST PERFORMANCE  10 May 1966, Saffron Walden Parish Church
MacNaughten String Quartet, John Francis, Hannah Francis
MOVEMENTS   Include: Satan's Dance of Triumph, Saraband of the Sons of God, Dance of Job's Comforters, Elihu's Dance, Pavane of the Sons of Morning, Altar Dance, Carol Tune Prelude,
NOTES  Job story arranged and adapted by Phoebe Pickard

FROM A REVIEW BY DAVID WRIGHT
The joy of this piece is the welcome reminder that Gordon Jacob was an unsurpassed orchestrator as well as a very gifted composer in his own right.

SHEET MUSIC/SCORE
Manuscript


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