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Composer of the Week Tavener


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The Name of Jesus. The sign of Jonah in the whale's belly was taken by Jesus as a prophecy of his own death and resurrection. Tavener has tried to bury his western musical preconceptions, rejecting the rotting humanism of the avant-garde.
Instead, he has found new life in the simplest and most innocent of musical gestures. Presented by Fiona Talkington. The Lord's Prayer
Oxford Pro Musica Singers, conductor Michael Smedley The Whale (Part 1)
London Sinfonietta Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
Nomine Jesu London Sinfonietta Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by the Composer The Whale (Part 2)
Performers as above
The Lamb Tallis Scholars, conducted by the Composer
Repeated next Wednesday 12 midnight


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Conductor: Michael Smedley
Conductor: David Atherton

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