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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English Choose a language for shopping. If in this life the naked thou hast clothed, the same shall give thee shelter there, and sing the psalm: It my take more than one listen ukos some, but it is sublime.

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I first heard this piece in aroundon September 11, at a funera, service for that day. Awesome is it to behold my guides; most terrible he who hath called me. There’s just too much droll chanting of little consequence and a lack of Tavener’s signature moments of ecstasy.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. There shall none of these things aid us, but only to say oft the psalm: Leaving all things tsvener us, fyneral we go, and naked and grieving must present ourselves to God.

Following his conversion to the Orthodox Church his music became inspired by its liturgical and mystical texts. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Naught is so easily forgot as mortal from his brother-mortal parted.

Where then is the glory of this world? Let us all be consumed with tears, when we behold the earthly remains lying low; and when we shall all draw near to kiss, and peradventure to utter such things as these: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


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. There is the worm that sleepeth not; there is the land, all dark and gloomy, where I must be judged. tavvener

But whither now- go the souls? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. 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 With ecstasy are we inflamed if we but hear that there is light eternal yonder; That there is Paradise, wherein every soul of Righteous Ones rejoiceth.

Fare ye tavejer, 0 my friends, my children. For like the grass doth beauty fade, and man is but allured therewith. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price. Many leaders wilt thou then require, many prayers to accompany thee, to save the wretched sinner’s soul; until thou come to Christ and say to him: Where, then, around about thee wilt thou gaze, O man?

The Tallis ScholarsPeter Phillips conductor. The beauty of the eyes is quenched then, the comeliness of the face all funrral, the shapeliness of the neck destroyed; And the other parts have become numb, nor often say: Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall tavenrr of me yonder; only God who hath summoned me knoweth.

It is a setting, both beautiful and austere, of words from the Guneral service for the burial of priests, in the magnificent translation by Isabel Hapgood. In thought I implore ye, hearken unto me: He was all agitated, and trembled greatly when the hour was come, and cried, O father, help me!


Peter PhillipsJohn Tavener Composer: The beauty of the eyes is quenched then, the comeliness of the face all altered, the shapeliness of the neck destroyed ; and the other parts have become numb, nor often say: With ecstasy are we inflamed if we but hear that there is light eternal yonder; that there is the fountain of our life, and there delight eternal ; that there is Paradise, wherein every soul of Righteous Ones rejoiceth. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Be silent, that the soul may issue forth in peace.

Naked wast thou born, O wretched one, and naked there must every man appear. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

This collection is probably worthy of three and a half stars; however, among my several Tavener discs, this is the weakest. There is neither bondman nor freeman there; there is neither small nor great; but we shall all stand naked there. Don’t show me this message again. Other recordings available for download. I have beheld a dying child, and I have mourned my life.

I remind ye, O my brethren, my children, and my friends: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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But when ye shall sing these things make mention, now and then, of iios whom ye have known. How many suddenly are snatched even from the plighting of their troth, and united by a bond eternal ; and without avail have made their moan unending, and have not risen from that bridal chamber! Why speakest thou no more with us, 0 friend?