John Tavener

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John Tavener (born 1944 in London) was one of the most popular and commercially successful composers of his generation.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
The Protecting Veil, for cello & string orchestra 1987 41:02 Concerto
The Lamb, for chorus 1982 03:29 Choral
Hymns (2) to the Mother of God, for chorus 1985 05:13 Choral
Song for Athene, for chorus 1993 06:16 Choral
Funeral Ikos, for chorus 1981 07:46 Choral
Today the Virgin, for chorus 1989 02:43 Choral
Mary of Egypt, opera (ikon in music & dance) for soloists, choruses, orchestra & tape 1991 01:39:06 Opera
God is with us (A Christmas Proclamation), for tenor, chorus & organ 1987 05:30 Choral
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Collegium Regale), for chorus 1986 09:20 Choral
Eonia, for chorus 1989 04:18 Choral
The Hidden Treasure, for string quartet 1989 28:44 Chamber Music
Total Eclipse, for treble, countertenor, tenor, bass, saxophone, chorus & orchestra 1999 40:39 Choral
Trisagion, for brass quintet 1981 13:18 Chamber Music
Chant, for cello 1995 04:09 Chamber Music
The Child Lived, for soprano & cello 1992 03:40 Vocal Music
A Village Wedding, for countertenor, 2 tenors & bass 1992 08:48 Choral
Akhmatova Songs, for soprano & cello (or string quartet) 1993 15:28 Vocal Music
Angels, for chorus & organ 1985 07:23 Choral
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, for chorus 1977 48:43 Choral
Love bade me welcome, for chorus 1985 04:52 Choral
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