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Track(s) taken from CKD233

Salvator mundi I

composer
Cantiones quae ab argumento sacrae vocantur (1575)
author of text
Antiphon at Matins on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

Magnificat, Philip Cave (conductor)
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Recording details: November 1995
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Ben Turner
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: July 2008
Total duration: 2 minutes 55 seconds

Cover artwork: Adoration of the Trinity (1511) by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
AKG London
 

Other recordings available for download

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
St Paul's Cathedral Choir, John Scott (conductor)
The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood (conductor) NEW
Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill (conductor)
Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Chapelle du Roi, Alistair Dixon (conductor)
Contrapunctus, Owen Rees (conductor)

Reviews

'This is quite the best performance of Tallis's 40-part Spem in alium that I have heard. Sung by a constellation of singers, many of them familiar names from other well-established choral groups, it is a gripping realisation' (Gramophone)» More

'Fine voices and steady nerves always work in favour of Spem in alium … Magnificat's cast list is about as good as it gets' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
Salvator mundi was published in the 1575 Cantiones sacrae, the joint venture with William Byrd and the attempt to make a significant statement on the health and quality of music in England. It is placed first in the collection, as befits Tallis’ senior position and the exquisite nature of the piece. It begins in imitative fashion, with the superius and contratenor in canon at the octave, but quickly moves into a style which is more free and more expressive.

from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2016

Salvator mundi fut publiée dans les Cantiones sacrae de 1575, projet en commun avec William Byrd et tentative visant à montrer la santé et qualité de la musique en Angleterre. Elle est placée en premier dans le recueil, comme il convient à la position d’aîné de Tallis et à la charmante nature de cette pièce. Elle commence de manière imitative, avec le superius et le contratenor en canon à l’octave, mais passe rapidement à un style plus libre et plus expressif.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2016
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Salvator mundi wurde in den Cantiones sacrae von 1575 herausgegeben, ein Gemeinschaftsprojekt mit William Byrd, mit dem der Rang und das Wohlergehen der englischen Musik demonstriert werden sollte. Es steht in der Sammlung an erster Stelle, wie Tallis’ Vorrangstellung als Komponist und die vorzügliche Qualität des Stücks es verlangen. Es beginnt im imitativen Stil, wobei die Superius-Stimme und der Contratenor im Oktavkanon miteinander singen, geht dann aber bald in eine freiere und ausdrucksvollere Technik über.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2016
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel

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