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Song for Athene
also called "Alleluia. May Flights of Angels Sing Thee to Thy Rest" and has one more synonym

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  1. a musical composition by British composer John Tavener which is intended to be sung a cappella by a four-part (soprano, alto, tenor and bass) choir

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  2. Tavener's best known work, having been performed by the Westminster Abbey Choir conducted by Martin Neary at the funeral service of Diana, Princess of Wales, on 6 September 1997 as her cort├Ęge departed from Westminster Abbey

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  3. Commissioned by the BBC, the piece was written in April 1993 by Tavener as a tribute to Athene Hariades, a young half-Greek actress who was a family friend killed in a cycling accident

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  4. Tavener said of Hariades

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  5. The work was published by Chester Music in 1997

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