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Track(s) taken from CDGIM012

Missa pro defunctis 'Requiem'

composer
Officium defunctorum ad matutinum, 1605
author of text
various Biblical and liturgical texts

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: September 1987
Total duration: 25 minutes 57 seconds

Cover artwork: The Burial of Count Orgaz by Doménikos Theotokópoulos (El Greco) (1541-1614)
Oronoz, Madrid
 
Requiem
1
Introitus  Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine  [6'13]
2
Kyrie  [2'35]
3
Graduale  Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine  [3'08]
4
Offertorium  Domine Jesu Christe, rex gloriae  [4'35]
5
Sanctus and Benedictus  [2'55]
6
Agnus Dei  [2'47]
7
Communio  Lux aeterna luceat eis  [3'44]

Other recordings available for download

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

Reviews

'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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