Funeral Ikos. John Tavener. K. Funeral Ikos Tracklist. 1 Ikon of Light / Funeral Ikos / Carol: The Lamb. Show all albums by John Tavener. Info on the recording by Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars of music by Sir John Tavener. A sacred work for unaccompanied SSATBB choir, using text from The Order For The Burial Of Dead Priests, translated from Greek by Isabel Hapgood.
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Ikon of Light – Dhoxa. Tavener, Purcell, Barber and Byrd, were 3 composers who wore their hearts on their sleeves, and whose art saw their emotions laid bare, in an atmospheric concert with the Armonico Consort, where magical musical moments are intertwined with sublime The Tallis Scholars Conductor: Funeral Ikos First line:. Ikon of Light – Trisagion I: Tavener is a British convert from Presbyterianism to Eastern Orthodoxy, and writes music for the liturgy; he’s a complete genius, I think.
There shall none of these things aid us, but only to say oft the psalm: TenebraeNigel Short conductor.
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Why speakest thou not, as thou wert wont to speak, but holdest thus thy peace who before with us didst say: Have one to sell?
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January Total duration: Be silent, that the soul may issue forth in peace. The results of t I am banished, brethren. Toilsome the way in which I must go hence, the which, in truth, I never yet have trod; and unknown is that land, and thereof knoweth no one anywhere. For your sakes have I made moan ; perchance it may profit one of funerla.
Parents, also, are utterly forgotten of their children, whom from their own bodies they have borne and reared ; and they have dropped tears with the song: I entreat, I beseech, Yavener implore, that ye learn by heart this thing, and mourn for me night and day.
The beauty of the eyes is quenched then, the comeliness of the face all altered, the shapeliness of the neck destroyed ; and the ikoz parts have become numb, nor often say: Following his conversion to the Orthodox Church his music became inspired by its liturgical and mystical texts.
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Pages with related products. Funeral Ikos is fueral of the most beautiful and difficult pieces of music I have ever performed. Henceforward keep ye silence before him who lieth there, and gaze upon the mighty mystery; for terrible is this hour.
Fare ye well, 0 brethren! Ikon of Light, Funeral Ikos.
John Tavener is just about my favorite contemporary composer, and this song is achingly, stunningly beautiful. The first track does not play. Shall we see our brethren there? Would you like to tell us about a lower price?