Funeral Ikos. John Tavener. K. Funeral Ikos Tracklist. 1 Ikon of Light / Funeral Ikos / Carol: The Lamb. Show all albums by John Tavener. Info on the recording by Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars of music by Sir John Tavener. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Funeral Ikos, for chorus on AllMusic.

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Why speakest thou not, as thou wert wont to speak, but holdest thus thy peace who before with us didst say: And who then shall succour thee?

For your sakes have I made moan ; perchance it may profit one of you.

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For there are the dread accusers; there, also, the books are opened. Be silent, that ikod soul may issue forth in peace. All youth is fallen to dissolution there; there all the flower of life is faded ; there are dust, and ashes, and worms; there all is silent ; and there no man saith: If journeying from a home-land we stand in need of guides, what shall we do when forth we fare to a land to us still all unknown?


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For earth thou art, and unto the earth shalt thou return. If for a brief space we call to mind, yet straightway forget we Death, as we had not ourselves to die. For it to a great ordeal is constrained, and in fear doth oft petition make to God: But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become of me yonder; only God who hath summoned me knoweth.

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The melody is chantlike, ending with a many-voiced chordal statement. We go forth on the path ikkos, and as condemned, with downcast faces, present ouselves before the only God eternal.

Don’t show me this message again. But whither I go, that understand I not, neither what shall become of me yonder; but only God, who hath summoned me knoweth. In thought I implore ye, hearken unto me: Monday, June 22, Funeral Ikos.

The Tallis ScholarsPeter Phillips conductor. The text consists of the Greek Church’s funeral sentences, translated imos English by Isabel Hapgood.

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Many leaders wilt thou then require, many prayers to accompany thee, to save the wretched sinner’s soul; until thou come to Christ and say to him: The site is also available in several languages.


January Total duration: But whither now go the souls? If thou hast shown mercy unto man, o man, that same mercy shall be shown thee there; and if on an orphan thou fujeral shown compassion, that same shall there deliver fuuneral from want.

Dream not, O mortal, of sweetness in this life, but only groan ever with the moan: It is a setting, both beautiful and austere, of words from the Orthodox service for the burial of priests, funerao the magnificent translation by Isabel Hapgood. For with difficulty do I announce these things.

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Why speakest thou no more with us, 0 friend? Why dost thou untimely vex thyself, O man!

TenebraeNigel Short conductor. Why these bitter words of the dying, O brethren, which they utter as they go hence?