John Tavener: In Memory

Books | SATB

Publisher: Chester Music
Composer: John Tavener
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work
In Memory was written in memory of Glen Schaefer, and all the departed souls of America. The words come from the Orthodox Funeral Service and from a text by Mother Thekla. For SATB Choir A Cappella.

John Tavener: The music should be sung with a shining solemnity, and should ideally be performed in a church or other building with reverberant acoustics. The solo bass sections refer to St Hermann of Alaska (the pre-eminent Orthodox saint of the Americas) and should be performed in the manner of a Byzantine pasltis.

Published on: 01 September 1999
No of pages: 12
Language: English
Catalogue No: CH61657
 
     

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