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John Tavener

John Tavener has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 14 episodes and was first played on 10 October 2014.

British composer John Tavener (born 28 January 1944 in Wembley, London, died 12 November 2013 in Dorset) was a direct descendant of the sixteenth century composer John Taverner. He attended Highgate School (where a fellow pupil was John Rutter) and later studied at the Royal Academy of Music, where his tutors included Sir Lennox Berkeley. He first came to prominence in 1968 with his dramatic cantata The Whale, based on the Old Testament story of Jonah. It was premièred at the London Sinfonietta's…

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From Jewish Life
Tavener, Bloch, Steven Isserlis, Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Spivakov
RCA Victor Red Seal1994
From Jewish Life
Tavener, Bloch, Steven Isserlis, Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir SpivakovRCA Victor Red Seal1994
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The Protecting Veil
John Tavener
Virgin Classics1992
The Protecting Veil
John TavenerVirgin Classics1992
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Funeral Canticle
John Tavener, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Paul Goodwin
Harmonia Mundi1999
Funeral Canticle
John Tavener, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Paul GoodwinHarmonia Mundi1999
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They are all gone into the world of light
John Tavener, Wells Cathedral Choir, Matthew Owens
Signum Records, Signum Classics2016
They are all gone into the world of light
John Tavener, Wells Cathedral Choir, Matthew OwensSignum Records, Signum Classics2016
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Seven Magnificat Antiphons
Tavener, Pärt, Górecki, Ridout, Vasari Singers, Jeremy Backhouse
EMI Eminence1996
Seven Magnificat Antiphons
Tavener, Pärt, Górecki, Ridout, Vasari Singers, Jeremy BackhouseEMI Eminence1996
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Song Of The Angel
John Tavener, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Paul Goodwin
Harmonia Mundi1999
Song Of The Angel
John Tavener, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Paul GoodwinHarmonia Mundi1999
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Funeral Ikos
John Tavener, The Tallis Scholars, Members Of The Chilingirian String Quartet
Gimell1984
Funeral Ikos
John Tavener, The Tallis Scholars, Members Of The Chilingirian String QuartetGimell1984
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The Lamb
John Tavener
Deutsche Grammophon2012
The Lamb
John TavenerDeutsche Grammophon2012
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Magnificat
Górecki, Tavener, Pärt, Choir Of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
EMI Classics1995
Magnificat
Górecki, Tavener, Pärt, Choir Of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen CleoburyEMI Classics1995
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Eternity's Sunrise
John Tavener, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Paul Goodwin
Harmonia Mundi1999
Eternity's Sunrise
John Tavener, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Paul GoodwinHarmonia Mundi1999
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