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The effects of good government (fresco fragment, 1337-1340) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti (d1348)
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena
Track(s) taken from CDH55148
Recording details: March 1987
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Robert van Bahr
Engineered by Robert van Bahr
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 7 minutes 50 seconds

'Music making of the highest order. Everything shows them at their superb best' (Gramophone)

'Something no lover of early music or admirer of this group should miss' (American Record Guide)

'Superbly engineered' (Classic CD)

Tota pulchra es
composer
author of text
Song of Songs; antiphon for Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Other recordings available for download
The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Together with Josquin, one of the finest composers of his day and also, it seems, one of the most prolific, with a vast array of sacred and secular works (in several languages) to his credit. This motet in two parts, setting two passages from the Song of Songs, must rank as one of Isaac’s masterpieces, so perfectly does the music reflect the inward fervour and sensuous rapture of the words.

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990


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'The Essential Tallis Scholars' (CDGIM201)
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'Isaac: Missa De Apostolis' (CDGIM023)
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'Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 2' (GIMBX302)
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