As one who has slept; A Hymn to the Mother of God; Song for Athene; A parting gift for Tam Farrow; Annunciation; Magnificat & Nunc dimittis; The Lamb; The Tyger; Hymn of the Unwaving Light; The Lord's Prayer
The Choir - James Whitbourn, Conductor
The Choir sings Sir John Taveners hauntingly beautiful unaccompanied choral music in a stunning virtual reality restoration of the ancient Hagia Sophia church in Constantinople. Orthodox ikons enrich the visual tapestry, enhancing the full richness of Taveners mystic inspiration.
Manifestations of God' - Sir John Tavener on his choral music. The parents of Athene talk about the inspiration behind Song for Athene. 'The Ikon Chooses You' - Ikon expert Robert J. Roozemond on spiritual and artistic origins of ikons. Illustrated booklet with an introduction by Sir John Tavener, plus full song texts.