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Tavener - Lamentations & Praises

Song NameComposer
Golgotha: The Descent Of The CrossJohn Tavener
Stasis 1 John Tavener
Wherewithal Shall A Young ManJohn Tavener
Thrinos John Tavener
Epitaphios~Procession 1: From Golgotha To The Annointing StoneJohn Tavener
The Descent From The Cross IIJohn Tavener
Stasis II John Tavener
Let Now Your Mercy...John Tavener
Your Hands Have Made Me...John Tavener
ThrinosJohn Tavener
Epitaphios~Procession II: To The Tomb Entrance John Tavener
The Descent From The Cross III John Tavener
Stasis III John Tavener
Princes Have Persecuted Me...John Tavener
I Awaited Lord Your Salvation...John Tavener
Look Upon Me And Have Mercy...John Tavener
Thrinos John Tavener
Procession Into Hades (Into The Tomb)John Tavener
Resurrection In Hades John Tavener

Directed by Joseph Jennings

John Tavener's 2000 composition, "Lamentations and Praises," a liturgical drama scored for male voices "singing in the Orthodox Byzantine style," flute, bass trombone, string quartet and a number of eclectic percussion instruments such as tubular bells, a Byzantine monastery bell, and very large Tibetan temple bowl. This is a profoundly religious work on the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Christ, written for the 12 voices of acclaimed Chanticleer, the only full-time classical vocal ensemble in the US. The beautiful and extensive liner notes take us through the 13 sections, or ikons, and explain in English what the singers are saying and what it means. Deeply meditative and beautiful!

Grammy Winner - Best Small Ensemble Performance - 2002

Item code: 6708C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Primarily a cappella | Male | United States

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