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The Protecting Veil

By John Tavener

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Orchestra (Study Score)
Composed by John Tavener (1944-). Music Sales America. 20th Century. 80 pages. Chester Music #CH59030. Published by Chester Music (HL.14032888).

Item Number: HL.14032888

ISBN 0711923930. 20th Century. 7x10 inches.

One of Tavener's most famous works, The Protecting Veil for solo cello and string orchestra was commissioned by the BBC for the 1989 series of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. The first performance was given in September 1989 at the Royal Albert Hall, London, by Steven Isserlis and the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen. Study Score. Duration c. 42mins. Cello with piano reduction also available: item 14042283.