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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If thou hast shown mercy unto man, O man, that same mercy shall be shown thee there; and if on an orphan thou hast shown compassion, the same shall there deliver thee from want.
How many suddenly are snatched even from the plighting of their troth, and united by a bond eternal ; and without avail have made their moan unending, and have not risen from that bridal chamber! With ecstasy are we inflamed if we but hear that there is light eternal yonder; That there is Paradise, wherein every soul of Righteous Ones rejoiceth.
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Or have they forgotten all those who mourn them and make the song: Please try again later. The words are consolatory in tone, though ffuneral do not minimize the reality of death, the gateway to Paradise. This collection is probably worthy of three and a half stars; however, among my several Tavener discs, this is the weakest.
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They who are in thrall to the material passions shall find no pardon whatsoever there. There is neither bondman nor freeman there; there is neither small nor great; but we shall all stand naked there. Have one to sell? Following his conversion taevner the Orthodox Church his music became inspired by its liturgical and mystical texts.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This is widely regarded as the finest recording of Ikon of Light. Other recordings available for download. Let us all, also, enter into Christ, that all we may cry aloud thus unto God: He was all agitated, and trembled greatly when the hour was come, and cried, O father, help me!
Well worth hearing, and with a good booklet, too. 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. With ecstasy are we inflamed if we but hear that there is light eternal yonder; that there is the fountain of our life, and there delight eternal ; that there is Paradise, wherein every soul of Righteous Ones rejoiceth.
All youth is fallen to dissolution there; there all the flower of life is faded ; there are dust, and ashes, and worms; there all is silent ; and there no man saith: The interplay of voice and instrument is spectacular. An ikosaccording to this site”is a short composition that follows the Kontakion, between the Sixth and Seventh Odes of the Canon. I have beheld a dying child, and I have mourned my life.
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: Or have they already forgotten those who mourn them and make the song: TenebraeNigel Short conductor. Monday, June 22, Funeral Ikos. 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: Why speakest thou not, as thou wert wont to speak, but holdest thus thy peace who before with us didst say: Rise now, all ye, and make ready, and when ye are set, hearken ye unto the word.
For like the grass doth beauty fade, and man is but allured therewith. Thou only art immortal, who hast created and fashioned man. Share your thoughts with other customers.
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Let us all be consumed with tears, when we behold the earthly remains lying low; and when we shall all draw near to kiss, and peradventure to utter such things as these: Don’t show me this message again.
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If thou hast shown mercy unto man, o man, that same mercy shall be shown thee there; and if on an orphan thou hast shown compassion, that same shall there deliver thee from want. In thought I implore ye, hearken unto me: Terms and conditions apply.
See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price. There shall none of these things aid us, but only to say oft the psalm: O mother, save me!
Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Henceforward keep ye silence before him who lieth there, and gaze upon the mighty mystery; for terrible is this hour. Why dost thou untimely vex thyself, O man!