John Tavener's Schuon Lieder is a work of 6 songs arranged for Voice and Piano by the composer, with words by Frithjof Schuon. This version was first performed at the Wigmore Hall in London on 28th September 2007. A full performance of this Score lasts around 17 minutes.
The original version of this work , for Voice, Percussion, Piano and String Quartet, was performed at the Cheltenham Festival on 16th July 2004. The 6 songs in this score are settings of poems by Frithjof Schuon, translated by Catherine Schuon. Schuon was a foremost a metaphysician, but also a gifted painter and poet.