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Total Immersion: John Tavener Remembered

The BBC Singers and Stephen Farr (organ) perform music by John Tavener at St Giles Church Cripplegate: The Lamb; Song for Athene; Coplas; Missa Wellensis; Thunder Entered Her.

The BBC Singers continue today's exploration of the works of John Tavener, in a concert recorded earlier this evening at St Giles' Church in the Barbican, with a selection of pieces which span the whole of his composing career, and in the medium for which he became most renowned: choral music.

Tavener:
The Lamb
Song for Athene
Coplas
Missa Wellensis (London premiere)
Thunder Entered Her

BBC Singers
James Morgan (conductor)
Stephen Farr (organ).

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • John Tavener

    Missa Wellensis

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • John Tavener

    Thunder Entered Her

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.
  • John Tavener

    Palin

    Ensemble: Musicians from the Guildhall School.
  • John Tavener

    Coplas

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Morgan.

Credit

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Performer BBC Singers

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