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Track(s) taken from CDGIM003

Nigra sum

author of text
Song of Songs

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
Recording details: Unknown
Merton College Chapel, Oxford, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Bob Auger
Release date: September 1983
Total duration: 1 minutes 55 seconds

Cover artwork: Venus and Mars (detail) by Sandro Botticelli (c1445-1510)
Reproduced by permission of The Trustees, The National Gallery, London


'The performances on this recording reveal the sheer beauty of all this music—and that of the minor composers is not less so than Palestrina's. The Tallis Scholars are a well balanced group, with women trebles whom it is very difficult to tell are not boys, in their purity of tone' (Gramophone)
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