• John Tavener
  • The Child Lived (1992)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)
  • Sopranocello
  • 7 min
  • John Tavener
  • Mother Thekla
  • English

Programme Note

The music and text are highly succinct, and I have tried to follow the hidden meaning of the verse. The first line gently proclaims the transcendant. The next three lines can be seen as the thesis of 'Unfallen Man'.

John Tavener 1992