John TavenerThe Veil Of The Temple

Label:RCA Red Seal – 82876661542, Sony BMG Music Entertainment – 82876661542
2 x SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel, Album
Genre:Classical, Stage & Screen
Style:Religious, Contemporary


Cycle I
1-1Mystical Love Song Of The Sufis5:05
1-2Primordial Call2:41
Cycle II
1-3Primordial Call0:31
1-4God's Creation5:39
1-5Outside The Gates Of Paradise2:51
1-6Our Father2:58
1-7Holy Mary3:00
1-8Alleluia Theos Erastos1:44
1-9Gospel Of St John4:22
1-10Thrice-Holy Hymn - Resurrection2:58
1-11Beatitudes Of St. Isaac The Syrian4:37
Cycle III
1-12Primordial Call1:18
1-13Psalm Of Creation1:49
1-14O Blessed Paradise, Pray For Me3:13
Cycle IV
1-15Primordial Call1:54
1-16Mystery Of The Nothingness Of God2:15
Cycle V
1-17Primordial Call1:51
1-18You Mantle Yourself In Light3:41
1-19Jesus Prayer1:13
1-20The Lord's Prayer6:58
Cycle VI
1-21Primordial Call2:07
1-22What God Is We Do Not Know2:34
1-23God Of Strength2:45
1-24Kyrie Eleison - Chant2:17
1-25Te Re Rem - Ecstatic Chant3:30
1-26Jesus Having Risen FromThe Tomb2:21
Cycle VII
2-1Apocalyptic Primordial Call1:25
2-2Absolved In The Mirror2:05
2-3Jesus Prayer1:36
2-4Hesychast Meditation4:17
2-5Mary Theotokos2:56
2-6Hail, Veil Of The Temple1:21
2-7Mother Of God5:06
2-9Gospel Of St John13:47
Cycle VIII
2-11Awake Thou That Sleepest2:11
2-12Into Beauty1:10
2-13Rending Of The Veil Of The Temple: Maya Atma5:40
2-14Knights Templar In The Temple Church4:18
2-15Light Of Christ4:31
2-16Cosmic Rising4:13
2-17New Jerusalem - Upanishad Hymn5:55

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Abridged concert version recorded live at the première performances of the complete score in the Temple Church, London on 27-28 June (overnight), 1 July and 4-5 July (overnight) 2003.

Air Studios: Data Rendering
Floating Earth: Mixing and Mastering

You mantle yourself in Light
Sponsored by 39 Essex Street Chambers

Mother of God, here I stand
Dedicated to the Choir of the Temple Church, the Director of Music and the Master of the Temple

What God is, we do not know:
Sponsored by Pump Court Tax Chambers

The Lord's Prayer
Sponsored by Littleton Chambers

Ah! What was there in that candle's light?
Translation © 2002 Chester Music Limited

You mantle yourself in light, stretch out the skies as a curtain
Translation © David Melling

Outside the gates of Paradise, I sat and wept.
Translation © David Melling

What God is, we do not know.
Translation © David Melling

O Mary Theotokos, Thou art the mystic tongs
Translation © 2002 Chester Music Limited

Night. Night from most sweet brother has estranged me, cutting Love's uncut light.
Translation © Philip Sherrard

Who will defend the Holy Temple? Who will defend the Tomb of Christ No one, no one, no one, the Temple is destroyed.
Translation © Kegan Paul Limited

55 Beatitudes
© 2003 Archimandrite Ephrem

The Veil of the Temple is published by Chester Music Ltd, © 2003

℗ & © 2004 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. RCA Red Seal is a registered trademark of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. RCA is a registered trademark of RCA Trademark Management S.A.
All label copy and sleeve notes © 2004 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
Made in the EU.

Packaged in a trifold digipak with a 71 page booklet glued to the first section.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 828766615425
  • Barcode (Text): 8 28766 61542 5
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, outer layer): ['Sonopress Arvato' logo] 51328736/82876661542-1 24
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, outer layer): IFPI LB 46
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, inner layer): ['Sonopress Arvato' logo] 51328867/82876661542-1 D 21
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, inner layer): IFPI LB 45
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 07D9
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, outer layer): ['Sonopress' logo] 51328870/82876661542-2 22
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, outer layer): IFPI LB 46
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, inner layer): ['Sonopress Arvato' logo] 51328871/82876661542-2 D 22
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, inner layer): IFPI LB 45
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 07D9
  • Label Code: LC00316



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