The Choir sings Sir John Tavenerís 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 Tavenerís mystic inspiration.
As one who has slept, A Hymn to the Mother of God, Song for Athene, A parting gift for Tam Farrow, Annunciation, Magnificent & Nunc dimittis, The Lamb, The Tyger, Hymn of the Unwaning Light and The Lordís Prayer.
EXTRAS • 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, an in-depth article on the inspirational power of ikons in English, French and German plus full song texts
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