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from notes by Peter Phillips © 1989
extrait des notes rédigées par Peter Phillips © 1989
aus dem Begleittext von Peter Phillips © 1989
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|In the midst of life – Music from the Baldwin Partbooks I|
Conducted by Owen Rees, Contrapunctus has recorded a programme of motets from the Tudor Baldwin Partbooks including Sheppard’s epic Media vita and other works on the theme of mortality by Byrd, Parsons, Mundy, Taverner, Gerarde and Tallis.» More
|The Essential Tallis Scholars|
"I am delighted to recommend this selection from our recordings. It is an excellent introduction to our work and to Renaissance music in general." (Peter Phillips)» More
|Sheppard: Media vita|
The first recording of John Sheppard's masterpiece Media vita. It begins with some of the most haunting words in any of the Offices: 'In the midst of life we are in death'. Lasting over 21 minutes it is a unique and absorbing achievement.» More
|The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music, Vol. 2|
"Of all the polyphony we have recorded, this early English style with its dazzling high treble parts and luminous sonorities is, for me, as good as it gets. Our pioneering performances of Sheppard and White have shown them to be the equals of Tall ...» More
|Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 1|
The first of three volumes featuring The Tallis Scholars' finest recordings, one for each decade, and each offering over five hours of the award-winning performances that helped establish Renaissance Polyphony as one of the great repertoires of we ...» More