TAVENER, J.: Choral Ikons

TAVENER, J.: Choral Ikons


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- (Disc 1)

Tavener, John - Composer
Parting Gift for Tam Farrow
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Hymn of the Unwaning Light
The Lord's Prayer
As one who has slept
2 Hymns to the Mother of God
Song for Athene
The Lamb
The Tyger

Venue: TV Support Studios, Hilversum
Date of Concert: 2002
Playing Time: 01:39:59
Sound Engineer: Andrews, Lance
Sound Engineer: Payne, Andy
Documentary Title: The ikon chooses you / Manifestations of God
Catalogue Number: OA0855D
UPC: 0809478000457

The Choir sings John Tavener's hauntingly beautiful unaccompanied choral music in a stunning virtual reality restoration of the ancient St. Sophia church in Constantinople. Orthodox ikons enrich the visual tapestry, enhancing the full richness of Tavener's mystic inspiration.

Bonus features:

- Manifestations of God - Sir John Tavener on his choral music and the parents of Athene talk about the inspiration behind Song for Athene

- The ikon chooses you - Robert J. Roozemond on a ikonographic art

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