John Tavener (1944-2013): Ikon of Light; Funeral Ikos; Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete; The Lamb / The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, John Tavener
1 CD / Gimell / 2014-04-08Works: John Tavener: Ikon of Light; Funeral Ikos, for chorus; The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"; The Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete, for bass & chorus
Performers: Butler, Mark; De Groote, Philip; Erdelyi, Csaba; White, Jeremy
Conductors: Phillips, Peter; Tavener, John [Composer]
Ensemble: The Tallis Scholars
The budget priced release from Gimell features The Tallis Scholars's landmark recording of Sir John Tavener's Ikon of Light. The album also includes Sir John's...continue...
1 CD / Onyx Classics / 2007-10-09Works: Giya Kancheli: Styx, for viola, mixed chorus & orchestra; John Tavener: The Myrrh-Bearer, for viola, chorus & percussion
Performers: Rysanov, Maxim; Zalupe, Rihards
Conductors: Sirmais, Máris
Ukranian-born violinist Maxim Rysanov is a rising star of the classical music scene, recently named a BBC Young Generation Artist of 2007-9. Now based in...continue...
1 CD / RCA Records / 2005-02-22Works: John Tavener: Svyati, for voices & cello; Eternal Memory, for cello & strings; Akhmatova Songs, for soprano & cello (or string quartet); The Hidden Treasure; Chant, for solo cello
Performers: Bennion-Feeney, Krista; Isserlis, Steven; Phillips, Daniel; Phillips, Todd; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Spivakov, Vladimir
Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
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...