Repertoire Search

John Tavener

Publisher: Chester Music

My Gaze Is Ever upon You (1997)
commissioned by Clio Gould and the BT Scottish Ensemble for the Hellenic Concert series with generous support from the Michael Marks Charitable Trust
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Solo Works (excluding keyboard)
Year Composed
1997
Duration
15 Minutes
Orchestration
Availability


Scores on subscription
Buy this work
Worldwide Sales   North American Sales
 

Programme Note
John Tavener My Gaze Is Ever upon You (1997)
My Gaze is ever upon You is a series of sixteen gazes, moments and ecstatic breaths written in Trinitarian guise - written for solo violin with taped violin and a string drone pre-recorded in a reverberant acoustic.

The music was written during two periods of prolonged stays in my house in Greece. As far as possible, they are spontaneous reactions to people, to landscapes, to animals, to creeping things - an attempt to create a Theophany and an anthropophany. To see God in everything, for "everything that lives is Holy". It is dedicated to Clio Gould and is written in loving memory of Matthew Sullivan.

John Tavener

  • Ensemble
    BT Scottish Ensemble
    Soloist(s)
    Patricia Rozario, soprano Clio Gould, violin
    Linn:
Performances
Close X

Newsletter Signup

Enter your email address to keep up to date with the latest news and special offers from Music Sales Classical.
Your data is secure and you can unsubscribe at any time. Read our Privacy Policy




Click here to receive regular news
© Copyright 2019 Music Sales Classical. Part of the Music Sales Group.