1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07Works: John Tavener: Requiem, for soprano, tenor, cello, chorus & orchestra; Mahashakti, for violin & string orchestra; Eternal Memory, for cello & strings
Performers: Knight, Josephine; Palmer, Ruth [Violin]; Thomas, Elin Manahan; Vocal], Andrew Kennedy [Tenor
Conductors: Petrenko, Vasily
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
In his vast and atmospheric Requiem, John Tavener draws on a range of religious traditions and influences to reflect upon his belief that true liberation...continue...
2 CD / ABC Classics Import / 2010-07-13Works: John Tavener: Song for Athene; Lament for Jerusalem; Song of Angel; Ross Edwards: Veni Creator Spiritus (Come, O Creator Spirit); Dance Mantras, for voices and drum; Yanada, for oboe; Symphony no 1 '...
Performers: Cislowska, Tamara Anna; Cleworth, Ian; Doherty, Diana; Doyle, Matthew; Franklin, Jim; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Lacey, Genevieve; Leske, Clemens; Lukin, Brendon; Maer, Sally; McDonald, Anna; Mc...
Conductors: Walker, Antony; Mills, Richard; Woods, Thomas; Rudner, Ola; ; Weymark, Brett; Williams, Lyn; Yuasa, Takuo; Stanhope, David; Fürst, Jànos; Porcelijn, David
Ensemble: ; Cantillation; Synergy
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-06-02Works: John Tavener: Requiem, for soprano, tenor, cello, chorus & orchestra; Mahashakti, for violin & string orchestra; Eternal Memory, for cello & strings
Performers: Bond, David; Cooke, Frances; Dowling, Richard [Piano]; Eaglen, Thomas; Eddy, Yvonne; Gregory, Eleanor; Heggie, Andrew; Knight, Josephine; Moss, Matthew; Ormond, Kevin; Palmer, Ruth [Violin]; Powell, ...
Conductors: Petrenko, Vasily
Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
This recording captured the world premier performance of beloved choral composer Sir John Tavener's new 'Requiem'. This multilayered work incorporates numerous religious, philosophical, and musical...continue...
Tavener: Thunder Entered Her, The Last Sleep of the Virgin, etc / David Hill, Winchester Cathedral Choir, Chilingirian String Quartet
2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-05-19Works: John Tavener: Angels; Annunciation; Lament of the Mother of God; Thunder Entered Her; Hymns of Paradise; God is with us; The Last Sleep of the Virgin; The Hidden Treasure; Arvo Pärt: Summa; Frat...
Performers: Cruft, Benedict; Dunnett, David; Kendall, William; Kiernan, Patrick; Kostecki, Boguslav; Kringelborn, Solveig; Rakowski, Maciej; Shave, Jacqueline; Simcock, Iain; Sweeney, Donald; Wright, Gavyn
Conductors: Hill, David
Ensemble: Winchester Cathedral Choir
"John Tavener, one of the most popular composers of the last century, has created some meditatively enduring works such as Lamentations & Praises, Lament for...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2008-03-25Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The lark ascending; John Tavener: Song for Athene; Dhyana (Contemplation), for violin & strings; Lalishri, for violin & string orchestra
Performers: Benedetti, Nicola
Conductors: Litton, Andrew
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Violinist Nicola Benedetti presents her third recording for DG, combining the lyrical beauty of 'The Lark Ascending' (Vaughan Williams’ aural portrait of a lark as...continue...
1 CD / Reference Recordings / 2006-10-10Works: Tylman Susato: Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye; George Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody no 1 in A major, Op. 11 no 1; Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin American Dances, for orchestra; Franz Li...
Performers: Blythe, Stephanie; Fan, Joel; Fleezanis, Jorja; Fox, Virgil [Organ]; Graffman, Gary; Hell, Felix; Krol, Tim; Oswald, Mark; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocals]; Smith, Hugh
Conductors: Junkin, Jerry; Oue, Eiji; Lockhart, Keith; St. Clair, Carl; Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw; Goodwin, Paul
Ensemble: ; The University of Texas Wind Ensemble
A collection of highlights from critically acclaimed Reference Recordings releases, celebrating this esteemed independent label's 30th anniversary. "Brilliant performances, dazzling sound." -Washingto...continue...
1 CD / Reference Recordings / 2005-10-11Works: John Tavener: Ikon of Eros, for soprano, baritone, violin, chorus & orchestra; Spoken Word: John Tavener in interview with Brian Newhouse
Performers: Fleezanis, Jorja; Krol, Tim; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Goodwin, Paul
Ensemble: Minnesota Chorale
"Top-notch Tavener with the orchestra's leader on soaring form I would venture to say that 'Ikon of Eros' is the most alluring of Tavener's recent...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
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-04-01Works: John Tavener: In alium, for high soprano, strings, piano, grand organ, Hammond organ, bells, gongs & four-track ta; To a Child Dancing in the Wind, for soprano, flute, harp & viola; The Lamb "Little ...
Performers: Bjork; Bowyer, Kevin; Fleezanis, Jorja; Hulse, Eileen; Kliegel, Maria; Murphy, Heidi Grant; Myers, Thalia; Richards, Jonathan; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocals]; Shaw, Ian [Organ]; Varcoe, Stephen [...
Conductors: Yuasa, Takuo; ; Christophers, Harry; Friend, Lionel; Goodwin, Paul
Ensemble: Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble; Aureole Trio; Members of the Duke Quartet (Members); Minnesota Chorale; The Sixteen (Choir); Ulster Orchestra
Sir John Tavener has been a unique, controversial and ever evolving figure on the contemporary music scene since the late sixties. These CDs encompass a...continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 1999-04-01Works: John Tavener: Eternity's Sunrise, for soprano & baroque ensemble; Song of Angel; Petra, for string ensemble & voices; Sappho; Funeral Canticle
Performers: Gooding, Julia; Manze, Andrew; Mosley, George; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Goodwin, Paul
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
In November 2013, Sir John Tavener, one of Britain's most celebrated composers, passed away at the age of 69. He is perhaps best known for...continue...