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by Piers Dudgeon

  • ISBN: 074995003X
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  • Author: Piers Dudgeon
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Piatkus Books; 1st Edition edition (November 2003)
  • Pages: 352 pages
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Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protecting Veil, Song for Athene and The Lamb

Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protecting Veil, Song for Athene and The Lamb. Tavener first came to prominence with his cantata The Whale, premiered in 1968. Then aged 24, he was described by The Guardian as "the musical discovery of the year", while The Times said he was "among the very best creative talents of his generation

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Every now and then John Tavener's music hits just the right spot

Every now and then John Tavener's music hits just the right spot. It was his undeniably beautiful "Song for Athene", reworked as "Songs of Angels", whose redemptive grieving caught the mawkish public mood at Diana, Princess of Wales's funeral. A decade before that, his eloquently simple setting of William Blake's poem "The Lamb" overtook John Rutter in "popular" church music. There's a lot of unconsummated sex: Eros is the book's, as Tavener's, presiding deity. Dudgeon has come up with an intriguing psychosexual biography, akin to those "clever-made carpets of complexity" the composer purports to shun in composers such as Harrison Birtwistle.

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Since 1997, when John Tavener's "Song for Athene" reduced the crowds to tears at the funeral of Princess Diana .

Since 1997, when John Tavener's "Song for Athene" reduced the crowds to tears at the funeral of Princess Diana, he has enjoyed world-wide recognition. But ever since the 1960s - when he was a friend of the Beatles and lover of Mia Farrow - Tavener has been composing intensely personal and inspirational music that has made his voice distinct from his contemporaries. source: Nielsen Book Data).

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Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of. .Lifting the Veil, the Biography of Sir John Tavener by Piers Dudgeon (London, 2003 and 2013).

Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protecting Veil, Song for Athene and The Lamb.

Dudgeon has come up with an intriguing psychosexual biography, akin to those "clever made carpets of complexity" the composer purports to shun in composers such as Harrison Birtwhistle.

The first full-length biography of our greatest living classical composer, written with his full collaboration. Since 1997, when John Tavener's Song for Athene reduced the crowds to tears at the funeral of Princess Diana, he has enjoyed world-wide recognition. But ever since the 1960s - when he was a friend of the Beatles and lover of Mia Farrow - Tavener has been composing intensely personal and inspirational music that has made his voice distinct from any of his contemporaries. It was not, however, until the 1980s when Mother Thekla, a Greek Orthodox nun, became his librettist and spiritual guide, that Tavener found massive commercial success, with the Number One Bestseller The Protecting Veil. Piers Dudgeon has had unprecedented access to Sir John Tavener, who has given extensive interviews for the book; and to those who have most influenced his music, particularly Mother Thekla.

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