Taverner’s setting of the Lenten respond for Compline, In pace, is scored for mean, two countertenors and bass: in the copyist’s words, ‘three men and a child’. It is based on the plainchant, which appears in the polyphonic sections as a cantus firmus in the top part.
Recording details: February 1989
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1989
Total duration: 6 minutes 4 seconds