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Track(s) taken from CDGIM010

Lullay … I saw a sweetë

composer
version of The Coventry Carol
author of text

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor), Simon Davies (tenor), Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenor)
Recording details: Unknown
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: November 1986
Total duration: 2 minutes 16 seconds

Cover artwork: The Adoration of the Kings by Gérard David (active 1484-1523)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London
 
The Coventry Carol
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Lullay … I saw a sweetë  [2'16]

Reviews

'The three medieval carols sung by male voices … are instantly attractive, whilst the one with a soprano line … though rhythmically complex, is amusing in its musical mazing … Ave Maria appears for four voices by Josquin Desprez, for seven voices by Philippe Verdelot and for four voices and for double choir by Victoria. The continuous sostenuto of the first two settings produces some delicious mild metal in the voices … a lovely record, beside which much of our accustomed Christmas musical fare seems meretricious' (Gramophone)

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