1 CD / Sony Classical / 2009-10-06Works: Philip Glass: Concerto for Violin; John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Michael Nyman: Where the Bee Dances, for saxophone & orchestra
Performers: Dickson, Amy
Conductors: Toms, Mikel
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Still only in her mid-twenties, Amy Dickson has rapidly established herself as one of the world's leading classical saxophonists. On her latest release 'Glass, Taverner...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 2000-01-11Works: Arvo Pärt: Magnificat; Magnificat Antiphons (7), for chorus; Fratres; John Tavener: Out of the Night (Alleluia), for viola; Canticle of the Mother of God, for soprano & chorus; Thrinos, for cell...
Performers: Atkins, Jane; Blayden, Alastair; McFadden, Claron; Nixon, Leigh; Stirling, Michael; Welsh, Moray
Conductors: Parrott, Andrew
Ensemble: Taverner Choir
"Tavener and Part are so often grouped together that one would assume their music was interchangeable. This disc pits two extremes of the composers' styles...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 1998-08-11Works: John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Wake Up...and Die
Performers: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Ma, Yo-Yo; Tavener, John, Sir [Composer]; Zinman, David
An intensely spiritual, evocative piece, "The Protecting Veil" was an international classical best-seller when it was first released by another label in 1992. This new...continue...
This selection is also available in minidisc format.
Personnel: Yo-Yo Ma (cello).
Recording information: Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD.
John Tavener's 'The Protect...continue...
1 CD / Sony Classical / 1995-10-31Works: John Tavener: The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"; Innocence, for soprano, tenor, chorus, organ & handbells; The Tyger, for chorus; Annunciation; A Hymn to the Mother of God; Little Requiem for Fa...
Performers: Baker, Martin [Choral Conductor]; Fullbrook, Charles; Neary, Alice; Nixon, Leigh; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocals]; Titus, Graham
Conductors: Neary, Martin
Ensemble: Choir of Westminster Abbey