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Track(s) taken from CDGIM016

Sacris solemniis

composer
8vv
author of text
Hymn at First Vespers at Corpus Christi

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Recording details: Unknown
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: April 1989
Total duration: 7 minutes 31 seconds

Cover artwork: Pietà by Carlo Crivelli (c1430-c1500)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London
 
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Sacris solemniis  [7'31]

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Reviews

'Indeed, the choir as a whole convey perfectly the ebb and flow of Sheppard's polyphony in performances as refreshing and calming as the effect of water cascading down the side of a lakeland fell. The overall balance is generally good (the full chords that mark the end of important sections are wonderfully resonant), the lower voices providing a solid—though not inexpressive—foundation for the soaring flights of fantasy above … the acoustic of the Norfolk church, now favoured by The Tallis Scholars for their recordings, is lively and clear, and contributes an aura of timelessness, especially to the chant … this is a record you will want to listen to again and again' (Gramophone)

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The Sixteen & The Golden Age of Polyphony
CDS44401/1010CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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