In Tavener's own words "I have long regarded the writing of short choral works as an essential part of the composer's craft. In the Orthodox church ikons provide a focus for prayer and contemplation and in my pieces I have tried to produce ikons i n sound instead of with wood & paint. I hope that most of the present collection will be within easy reach of amateur choirs ". Features - Song For Athene as sung at the funeral of Diana Princess Of Wales.
Annunciation Come And Do Your Will In Me Eonia Funeral Canticle Hymn To The Mother Of God I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes Ikon Of St. Cuthbert Of Lindisfarne Love Bade Me Welcome Prayer To The Holy Trinity Song For Athene