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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John Tavener is just about my favorite contemporary composer, and this song is achingly, stunningly beautiful.

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They who are in thrall to the material passions shall find no pardon whatsoever there. The results of t He was all agitated, and trembled greatly when the hour was come, and cried, O father, help me! Have one to sell? Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. I’ve since learned, via a commenter, Robert, that the text comes from an Orthodox liturgy; we’ve seen it in this Google Book, at least: One person found this helpful.

Sit ye again and say: If in this life the naked thou hast clothed, the same shall give thee shelter there, and sing the psalm: For it to a great ordeal is constrained, and in fear doth oft petition make to God: I am parted from my brethren.


Terrible, my brethren, is the judgment Seat before which all we must appear. Ikon of Taveer – Dhoxa. Andrew of Crete and a performance of The Lamb conducted by the composer. Dream not, O mortal, of sweetness in this life, but only groan ever with the moan: And who then shall succour thee?

An ikosaccording to this site”is a short composition that follows the Kontakion, between the Sixth and Seventh Odes of the Canon. See offer for details. Parents, also, are utterly forgotten of their children, whom from their own bodies they have borne and tavfner ; and they have dropped tears with the song: Armonico ConsortChristopher Monks conductor. The CD is too loaded to play completely. Ikon of Light, Funeral Ikos.

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January Total duration: I heard this on Sirius XM and came home and ordered it from Amazon. Amazon Advertising Find, taveenr, and engage customers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Get to Know Us. MP3 Music Verified Purchase. Be silent, that the soul may issue forth in peace. But there taveer both marriage and the grave, both union and disunion, both laughter and weeping, and the psalm: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Where then is comeliness? Ikon of Light – Trisagion I: I first heard this piece in aroundon September 11, at a memorial service for that day. Hush, then ; be dumb.


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Despite criticisms to the contrary of so-called “minimalists,” these works are varied and require more than one listen to appreciate. But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become of me yonder; only God who hath summoned me knoweth. Why speakest thou not, as thou wert wont to speak, but holdest thus thy peace who before with us didst say: Well worth hearing, and with a good booklet, too.

Whither, also, we mortals wend our way, making of our funeral dirge the song: For earth thou art, and unto the earth shalt thou return. For tavenfr Hell there is no-repentance, nor further remission there.

Unless thou hast led an upright life, and hast done good to the needy, singing: Wherefore, again and 0ft we say: The words are consolatory in tone, though they do not minimize the reality of death, the gateway to Paradise.

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