Definition of Tavener, Sir John in English:

Tavener, Sir John

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  • (1944–2013), English composer; full name Sir John Kenneth Tavener. His music is primarily religious and was influenced by his conversion to the Russian Orthodox Church.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody