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Christe, qui lux es et dies IV

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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


The Evening Hour
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The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music, Vol. 2
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White: Sacred Music
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White: The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music


Track 5 on CDGIM030 [5'08]
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Track-specific metadata for SIGCD446 track 8

Recording date
2 July 2015
Recording venue
Chapel of Jesus College, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nicholas Parker
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch
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  1. The Evening Hour (SIGCD446)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: February 2016
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