Sir John Tavener (1944-2013)

Akathist of Thanksgiving (1987)

for solo voices, mixed choir, timpani, tubular bells, organ and strings

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1987
    • Duration: 1 h 20 mn
    • Publisher: Chester Music
    • Libretto (details, author):

      ArchiprĂȘtre Gregory Petro, traduction de Mother Thekla

Detailed formation
  • ensemble of vocal soloists(2 contralto, 2 countertenor [ou plus], tenor, baritone, 2 bass voice), mixed choir [SATB]
  • 2 timpani, tubular bells, organ, strings

Premiere information