iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Tavener: Ikon of Light by Harry Christophers & The Sixteen, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Tavener: Ikon of Light

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Customer Reviews

Gets in your head like Mozart, sticks like Glue!

Featuring the breath-taking beauty of 'The Lamb' (played at Princess Diana's Funeral), this album really underlines how Tavener is an extraordinary transcriber of emotion into music. Dredging deep into the emotions of the listener, Tavener weaves sorrow, joy, despair and triumph into an odyssic story. Imagine Mozart's Requiem without the boundaries. Moving - to the point of addiction!

This recording

This music is fantastic, however this recording of "Ikon of Light" lacks. I first heard the now out of print recording that the Tallis Scholars did a few years back and it is completely superior. My advice would be to look for that recording and leave this one alone.

Biography

Born: December 26, 1953 in Goudhurst, Kent, England

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

English conductor Harry Christophers was educated at the Canterbury Cathedral Choir School and Magdalen College, Oxford. He founded The Sixteen, the choral ensemble with their accompanying instrumental ensemble, in 1977. The Sixteen performs with an emphasis on early English polyphony, but also in a varied repertoire from the Renaissance to contemporary composers. He has led The Sixteen on tours throughout Europe, America, and the Far East, and on over 70 recordings. To perform music for choir and...
Full Bio

Top Albums and Songs by Harry Christophers

Listeners Also Bought

Tavener: Ikon of Light, Harry Christophers
View in iTunes
  • $9.99
  • Genres: Classical, Music
  • Released: Sep 01, 2003

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.