At Laodicea, they are promising Coming soon: the best piece of music in the world, ever?
I was listening to Desert Island Discs on the way to work the other day which prompted me to think what would I nominate for best piece of music in the world, ever?
Well, I'm going for 'As one who has slept' - John Tavener
The mood of As One Who Has Slept, taken from the great liturgy of St. Basil on Easter Saturday morning, is full of awe, silence and expectation. The atmosphere is deeply solemn as we stand before the greatest mystery of our salvation.
This is the album version (not great sound quality)
And a version recorded in Hagia Sophia