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Track(s) taken from CDGIM030

Christe, qui lux es et dies IV

author of text

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Recording details: Unknown
Salle Church, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: September 1995
Total duration: 5 minutes 8 seconds

Cover artwork: The Man in the moon, medieval stained glass in the porch of St Mary's Church, Norfolk, photographed by Matthew Stevens

Other recordings available for download

Magnificat, Philip Cave (conductor)
Charlotte Barrett-Hague (soprano), Jesus College Choir Cambridge, Mark Williams (conductor)
Robert White (c1538-1574) was a contemporary of Byrd but died much younger. He succeeded Chritopher Tye as organist of Ely Cathedral. After a spell at Chester he became Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey. His Lenten Compline hymn Christe qui lux es et dies (his fourth setting of this text) follows the Tallis/Sheppard model in retaining the cantus firmus in either the treble or tenor line while the remaining voices provide the polyphonic interest.

from notes by Phillip Borg-Wheeler © 2016

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