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The Litany 'for trebles'
First line:
O God the Father of heav’n
composer
questionable attribution; unique to the Chirk Castle Part-Books; based on Tallis's setting of the Litany O God, the Father of Heaven
author of text
Book of Common Prayer

Recordings
'Music from the Chirk Castle Part-Books' (CDA67695)
Music from the Chirk Castle Part-Books
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The Litany 'for trebles'
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The Litany ‘for trebles’, credited to ‘Parsons’, is a rather free adaptation of Tallis’s famous setting, although its upward transposition in the part-books gives the music a lighter and more spacious feeling.

from notes by David Evans © 2009

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