The Traherne Association welcomes you to this site which celebrates and promotes the life and work of the poet and spiritual writer Thomas Traherne (c1637 - 1674).

Musical settings of Thomas Traherne

David Sawer (b.1961)


This anthem was composed for The Choirbook for the Queen (Canterbury Press) published in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and received its first performance in a live broadcast of evensong from York Minster on 13 June 2012.

Recorded: BBC Singers conducted by Stephen Cleobury. Issued by Priory Records (PRCD 1097) in 2013.