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O nata lux de lumine
composer
Cantiones quae ab argumento sacrae vocantur (1575)
author of text
Hymn at Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration

Recordings
'The Essential Tallis Scholars' (CDGIM201)
The Essential Tallis Scholars
Buy by post £11.75 CDGIM201  2CDs for the price of 1  
'Exultate Deo' (CDA66850)
Exultate Deo
Buy by post £10.50 CDA66850 
'Sacred & Secular Music' (CDH55148)
Sacred & Secular Music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55148  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Renaissance Radio' (CDGIM212)
Renaissance Radio
Buy by post £11.75 CDGIM212  2CDs for the price of 1  
'The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music, Vol. 2' (CDGIM210)
The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music, Vol. 2
Buy by post £11.75 CDGIM210  2CDs for the price of 1  
'Tallis: Gaude gloriosa & other sacred music' (CDA67548)
Tallis: Gaude gloriosa & other sacred music
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67548 
'Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah' (CDGIM025)
Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah
Buy by post £11.75 CDGIM025 
'Tallis: Spem in alium & other choral works' (CDA30024)
Tallis: Spem in alium & other choral works
Buy by post £8.50 CDA30024  Hyperion 30th Anniversary series  
Details
Track 8 on CDA30024 [1'58] Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
Track 3 on CDGIM201 CD2 [2'05] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 3 on CDGIM210 CD2 [2'02] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 6 on CDGIM212 CD2 [2'02] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 7 on CDH55148 [1'54] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

O nata lux de lumine
Tallis published this miniature masterpiece in a collection meant to show off English music to foreigners. Its rich sonority, metrical ambiguity and odd shifts of harmony are indeed all quintessentially English. The words are drawn from Roman Catholic service-books as used in Italy and France, and celebrate Christ the Redeemer.

from notes by John Milsom © 2013

Track-specific metadata
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Details for CDA66400 track 8
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-90-40008
Duration
1'58
Recording date
7 July 1989
Recording venue
Winchester Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Tallis: Spem in alium & other choral works (CDA30024)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: October 2010
    Hyperion 30th Anniversary series
  2. Tallis: Spem in alium & other choral works (CDA66400)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: February 1990
    Deletion date: March 2014
    Superseded by CDA30024
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