Funeral Ikos. John Tavener. K. Funeral Ikos Tracklist. 1 Ikon of Light / Funeral Ikos / Carol: The Lamb. Show all albums by John Tavener. Info on the recording by Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars of music by Sir John Tavener. A sacred work for unaccompanied SSATBB choir, using text from The Order For The Burial Of Dead Priests, translated from Greek by Isabel Hapgood.

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The beauty of the eyes is quenched then, the comeliness of the face all altered, the shapeliness of the neck destroyed; And the other parts have become numb, nor often say: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Thou only art immortal, who hast created and fashioned man.

See offer for details. Ikow and the beauty of the body fade at the hour of death,and the tongue then burneth fiercely, and the parched throat is inflamed. The work was commissioned by The Tallis Scholars and the composer attended the recording sessions. However, the music is wonderful- pure Tavener joy! An ikosaccording to this site”is a short composition that follows the Kontakion, between the Sixth and Seventh Odes of the Canon.


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Fare ye well, 0 brethren! Funeral Ikos is one of the most beautiful and difficult pieces of music I have ever performed. Best to look elsewhere, I think. Audio CD Verified Purchase.

Why dost thou untimely vex thyself, O man!

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But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become ffuneral me yonder; but only God, who hath summoned me knoweth. Write a customer review. For like the grass doth beauty fade, and man is but allured therewith. This is widely regarded as the finest recording of Ikon of Light.

If thou hast shown mercy unto man, o man, that same mercy shall be shown thee there; and if on an orphan thou hast shown compassion, that same shall there deliver thee from want. But whither now- go the souls?

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For there are the dread accusers; there, also, the books are opened. Parents, also, are utterly forgotten of their children, whom from their own bodies they have borne and reared ; and they have dropped tears with the song: The first track does not play. In thought I implore ye, hearken unto me: If in this life the naked thou hast tavner, the same shall give thee shelter there, and sing the psalm: Leaving all things behind us, forth we go, and naked and grieving must present ourselves to God.


Ikon of Light – Phos I. Other recordings available for download. Ikon of Light – Trisagion II: But whither now go the souls? Wherefore, again and 0ft we say: Where then is comeliness? There is some decent material here and even some moments of great beauty, and it all seems well performed, but this disc falls short of my normal Tavener expectations.

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