74. Searching for simplicity: Tavener Svyati

Poignant, peaceful, maybe even transcendental music for choir with cello: Svyati by John Tavener is the result of a lifetime of spiritual enquiry and of perfecting a simple and profound musical style. Beautiful.

Listening time: 19 mins (Intro 5′, music 14′)

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