#7 Mystical Minimalism Part II: John Tavener

Our series on the Mystic Minimalists continues with John Tavener, whose encounters with Eastern thought changed him into one of the most spiritually-connected composers to ever write music.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

The Protecting Veil (excerpt), LSO/Rozhdestvensky; Isserlis, vc.

The Whale, I, London Sinfonietta/Tavener

Little Requiem for Father Malachy Lynch (excerpt)
English Chamber Orchestra & Westminster Abbey Choir/Martin Neary

Akethist of Thanksgiving (excerpt)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Westminster Abbey Choir & BBC Singers/Martin Neary

The Dormition fr. The Protecting Veil, LSO/Rozhdestvensky; Isserlis, vc.

Pushkin & Lermontov & Smert fr. Akhmatova Songs
Patricia Rozario & the Vanbrugh Quartet

Song for Athene, English Chamber Orchestra & Westminster Abbey Choir/Neary

Prayer of the Heart, Björk & the Brodsky String Quartet

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