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  Founder: Len Mullenger
Classical Editor: Rob Barnett

TAVENER, John
b London, 28 January 1944

He was educated at Highgate School, and the Royal College of Music from 1961 to

1965. He won the Prince Rainier of Monaco Prize in 1965. His work shows the great influence upon him of his Catholic faith.

1962 (18)

Piano Concerto (1962-3)

Three Holy Sonnets, for voice and orchestra

1963-4 (19-20)

Three Sections, from T. S. Eliot's The Four Quartets, for tenor and piano

1964 (20)

The Cappemakers, for two narrators, two soloists, male chorus and instruments

1965 (21)

Chamber Concerto (revised

1968)

Cain and Abel, dramatic cantata

The Whale, for choir and orchestra (1965-6)

1967-8 (23-4)

Grandma's Footsteps, for chamber orchestra

Three Surrealist Songs, for mezzo-soprano, tape and piano doubling bongoes

1968 (24)

In Alium, for high soprano and orchestra

1969 (25)

Celtic Requiem, for voices and orchestra

1970 (26)

Nomine Jesu, for voices and orchestra

Coplas, for voices and tape

1971 (27)

In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky, for two alto flutes, organ and bells

Responsorium in Memory of Annon Lee Silver, for two soprano soli, mixed chorus and two flutes

1972 (28)

Variations on 'Three Blind Mice', for orchestra

Ma fin est mon commencement, for voices and instruments

Little Requiem for Father Malachy Lynch, for voices and instruments

Ultimos ritos, for voices and orchestra, including amplified instruments

Canciones espanolas, for voices and instruments

1973 (29)

Requiem for Father Malachy, for choir and instruments

Thérese, opera (1973-6)

1976 (32)

A Gentle Spirit, for soprano, tenor and ensemble

Canticle of the Mother of God, for soprano and chorus

1977 (33)

Kyklike Kinesis, for soprano, chorus, cello and orchestra

Lamentation, Lost Prayer and Exaltation, for soprano with handbells or piano

Palin, for piano

Palintropos, for piano and orchestra

The Last Prayer of Mary Queen of Scots, for soprano and handbells

1978 (34)

Six Russian Folk Songs for soprano and ensemble

The Instrument of Antigone, for soprano and orchestra

1979 (35)

Greek Interlude, for flute and piano

Six Abbasid Songs for four flutes and percussion

1979-80 (35-6)

Akhmatova: Requiem, for soprano and baritone soli, brass, percussion and strings

1980 (36)

Risen!, for chorus and orchestra

Sappho: Lyrical Fragments, for two sopranos and strings

1981 (37)

Prayer for the World, for sixteen solo voices

Funeral Ikos, for chorus

Mandelion, for organ

Trisagion, for brass quintet

The Great Canon of the Ode to Saint Andrew of Crete, for chorus

1982 (38)

Towards The Son: Ritual Procession, for chamber orchestra

Doxa, for chorus

Lord's Prayer, for chorus

Mandoodles, for a young pianist

The Lamb, for unaccompanied chorus

1983 (39)

He Hath Entered The Heven, for unaccompanied trebles

To a Child Dancing in the Wind, for soprano, flute, harp and viola

1984 (40)

Sixteen Haiku of Seferis, for soprano, tenor and ensemble

Ikon of Light, for chorus and string trio

Little Missenden Calm, for oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn

Vigil Service, for a capella choir, four violins and organ

Chant, for solo guitar

Mini Song Cycle for Gina, for voice and piano

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