Funeral Ikos. John Tavener. K. Funeral Ikos Tracklist. 1 Ikon of Light / Funeral Ikos / Carol: The Lamb. Show all albums by John Tavener. Info on the recording by Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars of music by Sir John Tavener. A sacred work for unaccompanied SSATBB choir, using text from The Order For The Burial Of Dead Priests, translated from Greek by Isabel Hapgood.

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How dwell they now together there? Accompany ye the dead, 0 friends, and come ye to the grave with heed, and there gaze ye steadfastly, with understanding; and make ready your feet. None of the dwellers yonder have returned to life to tell us howthere they fare, our erstwhile brethren and our offspring gone before us to the Lord.

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If journeying from a home-land we stand in need of guides, what shall we do when forth we fare to a land to us still all unknown? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For there are the dread accusers; there, also, the books are opened.

Best of Funerl Tavener. One person found this helpful. This collection is probably worthy of three and a half stars; however, among my several Tavener discs, this is the weakest. If in this life the naked thou hast clothed, the same shall give thee shelter there, and sing the psalm: The results of t For like the grass doth beauty fade, and man is but allured therewith. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The Tallis ScholarsPeter Phillips conductor.

Thou only art immortal, who hast created and fashioned man. Where, then, around about thee wilt funreal gaze, O man? The beauty of the eyes is quenched then, the comeliness of the face all altered, the shapeliness of the neck destroyed; And the other parts have become numb, nor often say: Following his conversion to the Orthodox Church his music became inspired by its liturgical and mystical texts. Showing of 7 reviews.

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They who are in thrall to the material passions shall find funneral pardon whatsoever there. Toilsome the way in which I must go hence, the which, in truth, I never yet have trod; and unknown is that land, and thereof knoweth no one anywhere.

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This is widely regarded as the finest recording of Ikon of Light. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

For earth thou art, and unto the earth shalt thou return. Well worth hearing, and with a good booklet, too.

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Parents, also, are utterly forgotten of their children, whom from their own bodies they have borne and reared ; and they have dropped tears with the song: O mother, save me! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Audio CD Verified Purchase.

But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become of me yonder; but only God, who hath summoned me knoweth. I heard this on Sirius XM and came home and ordered it from Amazon.

Many leaders wilt thou then require, many prayers to accompany thee, to ikoos the wretched sinner’s soul; until thou come to Christ and say to him: