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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Leaving all things behind us, forth we go, and naked and grieving must present ourselves to God. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Thou only art immortal, who hast created and fashioned funerzl. Where then is wealth? Pages with related products. An ikosaccording to this site”is a short composition that follows the Kontakion, between the Sixth and Seventh Odes of the Canon. It my take more than one listen for some, but it is sublime.

Terrible, my brethren, is the judgment Seat before which all we must appear. 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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Henceforward keep ye silence before him who lieth there, and gaze upon the mighty mystery; for terrible is this hour. Best to look elsewhere, I think.

For out of the earth were we mortals made, and unto the earth shall we return again, as thou didst command when thou madest me, saying unto me: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Monday, June 22, Funeral Ikos. Or have they forgotten all those who mourn them and make the song: Youth and the beauty of the body fade at the hour of death,and the tongue then burneth fiercely, and the parched throat is inflamed. Rise now, all ye, and make ready, and when ye are set, hearken ye unto the word.

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They who are in thrall to the material passions shall find no pardon whatsoever there. Do they call to mind their own people, as we do ioos Yet one hour, and all things shall pass away.

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.

But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become of me yonder; only God who hath summoned me knoweth. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Shall we there again together say the psalm: Peter PhillipsJohn Tavener Composer: For with difficulty do I announce these things.


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See and discover other items: Why speakest thou no more with us, 0 friend? Andrew of Crete and a performance of The Lamb conducted by the composer. But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become of me yonder; but only God, who hath summoned me knoweth. Terms and conditions apply. January Total duration: I entreat, I beseech, I implore, that ye learn by heart this thing, and mourn for me night and day. However, the music is wonderful- pure Tavener joy!

Be silent, that the soul may issue forth in peace. Where then is comeliness?

Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete. The site is also available in several languages. Funeral Ikos is one of the most beautiful and difficult pieces of music I have ever performed. The work evolved from the close friendship of John Tavener and Peter Phillips which continued until the composer’s untimely death in November last year. Audio CD Verified Purchase.