1 CD / Decca / 2014-02-11Works: John Tavener: The Lamb "Little Lamb, who made thee?"; The Tyger, for chorus; Song for Athene; The Mother of God, for chorus; The Protecting Veil; Today the Virgin, for chorus; A Hymn to the Mother of...
Performers: Benedetti, Nicola; Clein, Natalie; Grice, Ian le; Rupp, Andrew; Vivian, James
Conductors: Layton, Stephen; Toms, Mikel; Litton, Andrew
Ensemble: ; Choir of the Temple Church; English Chamber Orchestra; Holst Singers; London Philharmonic Orchestra
The death of Sir John Tavener, one of the most popular British composers of recent times, has touched the hearts and minds of many. This...continue...
Around Britten - works for solo cello by Benjamin Britten, John Tavener and Matthew Barley / Matthew Barley, cello
1 CD / Signum Records / 2013-01-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87; Greensleeves, folksong arrangement for high voice & piano; Folksongs (7), Volume 1; The Holy Sonnets; Gloriana; Oliver Cromwell, for voice & piano...
Performers: Barley, Matthew
American Record Guide, July/August 2013
Here is another concept program. It opens with the Britten Suite 3, written for Rostropovich in 1971. In this work, the...continue...
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07Works: John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Thrinos, for cello solo; Benjamin Britten: Suite for solo cello no 3, Op. 87
Performers: Isserlis, Steven
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Described by the composer as 'an ikon in sound', The Protecting Veil exemplifies John Tavener's use of music to explore the spiritual and religious aspects...continue...
1 CD / Royal Philharmonic Masterworks / 2008-11-11Works: John Tavener: The Protecting Veil; Thrinos, for cello solo; Eternal Memory, for cello & strings
Performers: Wallfisch, Raphael [Cello]
Conductors: Brown, Justin
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
John Tavener achieved international recognition in 1968 with 'The Whale', which so impressed the Beatles that they issued it (and other Tavener compositions) on their...continue...