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    A tribute to John Tavener

    I had not heard that John Tavener had died a truly great composer
    Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was a British composer, known for his extensive output of religious works,
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    Music Conducted by David Zinman
    Music Performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
    Cello Yo Yo Ma "The protecting veil.

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    I had not heard of it either. May he Rest In Peace as he has left us many works for enjoyment of the ages.
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
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    He wrote some magnificent choral works I have only a couple of his CDs but will have to look for some more.


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    One of my favorites. I remember it from Princess Diana's Funeral broadcast. Such a haunting ethereal piece
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
    - Jean Langlais

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    Yes a haunting piece Bill, I have spent a couple of hours down loading a few of his CDs I can't understand why I only had a couple.
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