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Tavener The Mother Of God

By John Tavener

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Composed by John Tavener (1944-). Classical. Choral Score. Composed 2002. 4 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH61759. Published by Chester Music (BT.MUSCH61759).

Item Number: BT.MUSCH61759

This work was commissioned by the Verbal Arts Centre to mark the opening of its new building at Mall Wall and Stable Lane.

'W.B. Yeats is one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. He wrote The Motherof God in between two of his most magnificent poems - Byzantium and Vacillation.

The words alone inspired this setting. I read them several times, and then the music came to me, fully grown.' - JohnTavener

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