• John Tavener
  • Advent Antiphon: O Adonai (2010)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)
  • SATB
  • 1 min 30 s

Programme Note

This work was commissioned by the Revd. Dr. Simon Jones for the Choir of Merton College, Oxford. It was first performed on 27th November 2010 at Merton College, Oxford, by the Choir of Merton College conducted by Peter Phillips.

O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel,
qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti,
et ei in Sina legem dedisti:
veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento.

O Adonai, and leader of the house of Israel,
who appeared to Moses in the flame of the burning bush,
and gave him the law on Sinai:
come and redeem us with an outstretched arm.