Meditations on the Rig Veda

Meditations on the Rig Veda

Friday 2 August 10.30pm-11.30pm 

Cathedral Quire

The Oriel Singers
Ben Sawyer conductor
Catherine White harp
Subhanu Saxena, Dr Nanda Kumar chanters

Holst Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Group 3       13’
Sally Lamb McCune Common be our Prayer (premiere)      2’ 
Anna R Matthews Asvins        4’
Coulthard Hymn of Creation       7’
Roxanna Panufnik Child of Heaven      4’

This meditative event weaves together Vedic chant led by members of the Bhavan Centre with choral settings of these Hindu texts. Jean Coulthard, a student of Vaughan Williams, exults the mystery of creation, while delicate music of contemporary composers Anna R Matthews, Roxanna Panufnik and Sally Lamb McCune embraces the listener, mirroring the celestial beauty of Holst’s settings for choir and solo harp.

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