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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 and 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) London
Sinfonietta Chorus and Orchestra, conductor David Atherton
The Lamb Tallis Scholars, conducted by the Composer Repeated from last Wednesday


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

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Composer of the Week: Tavener

BBC Radio 3, 4 February 1999 0.00

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