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St John's College Choir, Cambridge
Tavener - Song for Athene

Song NameComposer
God Is With UsJohn Tavener
Song For AtheneJohn Tavener
The LambJohn Tavener
The TigerJohn Tavener
Magnificat and Nunc DimiittisJohn Tavener
Funeral IkonsJohn Tavener
Hymns To The Mother of GodJohn Tavener
Love Bade Me WelcomeJohn Tavener
As One Who Has SleptJohn Tavener
The Lord's PrayerJohn Tavener
SvyatiJohn Tavener

Directed by Christopher Robinson

John Tavener is one of contemporary music's most distinctive and recognizable voices; writing deeply felt compositions of instant magnetism and lyrical intensity inspired by a strong Greek Orthodox faith. At the very heart of his work is sacred music, a genre in which Tavener has established considerable fame with contemporary classics such as "The Lamb" and "Hymns To The Mother of God" as well as the elegiac "Song For Athene". "Svyati", for cello and chorus, takes the form of a musical incantation against the hushed voices of the choir. This rarely-heard masterpiece sees Tavener deploy an unusual combination of musical forces to powerful and moving effect.

Item code: 7562C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | England

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