JOHN TAVENER (1944-2013): Eternity's Sunrise for Soprano and Orchestra, Song of the Angel for Soprano, Violin and Orchestra, Petra: a ritual dream for Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra, Sappho: Lyrical Fragments for 2 Sopranos and Orchestra, Funeral Canticle for Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra.
Catalogue Number: 02P088
Label: Harmonia Mundi
Reference: HMU 907231
Description: This reissue (whose original release we may not have offered) offers the intriguing combination of Tavener's ritualistic, Eastern Orthodox-oriented music and baroque instruments, whose textures and sound-world often amplify the otherworldly affect of the music. Texts included. Patricia Rozario, Julia Gooding (sopranos), George Mosley (baritone), Andrew Manze (violin), Choir and Orchestra of The Academy of Ancient Music; Paul Goodwin. Original 1999 release.