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Track(s) taken from CDGIM012

Libera me, Domine, de morte aeterna

Officium defunctorum ad matutinum, 1605
author of text
Responsorium. Mass for the Dead

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Recording details: Unknown
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: September 1987
Total duration: 9 minutes 5 seconds

Cover artwork: The Burial of Count Orgaz by Doménikos Theotokópoulos (El Greco) (1541-1614)
Oronoz, Madrid

Other recordings available for download

Westminster Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
Magnificat, Philip Cave (conductor)
Tenebrae, Nigel Short (conductor)


'The Tallis Scholars add Alonso Lobo's fine and passionate Versa est in luctum as a most welcome makeweight … The Tallis Scholars are slightly better at projecting all the details of the six-voice polyphony and have the edge on intonation as well as diction … The Tallis Scholars produce a more convincingly Iberian sound, their sopranos finding it easier to project the open-throated quality that seems right for the music' (Gramophone)

'Inspiring and deeply moving' (The Daily Telegraph)

'One of the biggest audiences for a late-night prom I’ve ever seen' (The Guardian)
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