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The passing of British composer, Sir John Tavener has brought about an outpouring of poignant messages of sadness, respect and appreciation. Here are a few of them.
The RPS post their tribute to the great composer.
Fellow composer Paul Mealor mourns the loss of Sir John Tavener.
The Academy pay their respects to their alumnus and fellow.
The charity pay tribute to the work of the great composer, who suffered from Marfan syndrome.
Choral composer Eric Whitacre mourns the loss to the world of classical music.
The choral world pays tribute to the composer whose music for choirs touched the lives of thousands.
The renowned choir praise the famous 'Song for Athene', loved by musicians the world over after it was performed at the funeral of Princess Diana.
Presto Classical pay tribute to Tavener using the words of his poignant 'Song for Athene'.
The composer reflects on Tavener's musical influence and legacy.
The City of London Sinfonia offer their condolences to Tavener's family.
A tribute to the great composer from the political world.
The choral composer pays tribute to a great friend and colleague.
Moving words from the young violinist, who worked closely with the composer.
Hyperion Records, drawing on the words from the poem 'Birthday Sleep', set by the composer and first performed in December 2000