• John Tavener
  • Apolytikion of St. Martin (1997)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

Commissioned by Paul Stubbings and the Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields

  • Psaltis or solo tenor or bass
  • 12 min

Programme Note

The Ancient Saints of France (pre-schism) are acknowledged deeply revered by the Orthodox Church.
The beginning and the end are framed by a longer section which tells of the earthly life of a St Martin of Tours.