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Offline Mexican

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Composer John Tavener, did he left the Church?
« on: June 05, 2006, 08:51:27 PM »
Hiii

I've always liked classical music, I have sung in choirs from time to time and I know some music from this British composer, whom I thought was Eastern Orthodox. Most of his choral compositions are dedicated to Eastern Orthodox (based on Eastern liturgical texts) as well as Traditional-Catholics in England (based on the Latin texts). He was well regarded by both groups as a modern composer who writes traditional religious music.

However, I read somewhere that John Tavener has left the Orthodox Church recently, to embrace !more Eastern! religions.

Can someone confirm this?

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Re: Composer John Tavener, did he left the Church?
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Re: Composer John Tavener, did he left the Church?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2006, 03:09:03 PM »
Thanks a lot.  8)