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Out from the deep

attributed to Thomas Tallis in the Chirk Castle Partbooks
attributed to William Parsons in the Gloucester Partbooks
author of text
Psalm 130: 1-4

Out from the deep exists only in seventeenth-century sources and its attribution to Tallis cannot be secure. Two partbooks in Gloucester Cathedral record this metrical setting of Psalm 130 as being by William Parsons, but a complete source (the Chirk Partbooks) assign it to Tallis. In common with other Edwardine English-texted anthems it uses the form ABB and is completely syllabic, and it has the same gentle beauty that can be found in Tallis’ other works in English from this period.

from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2015

Out from the deep existe seulement dans des sources du XVIIe siècle, où son attribution à Tallis n’est pas certaine; on pense à l’heure actuelle que ce serait l’œuvre de William Parsons. Comme d’autres hymnes sur des textes anglais de l’époque d’Édouard VI, il utilise la forme ABB, est entièrement syllabique et possède la même beauté douce que l’on peut trouver dans d’autres œuvres en anglais mises en musique par Tallis à cette époque.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2015
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris

Out of the deep existiert nur in Quellen des 17. Jahrhunderts, die keine zuverlässigen Angaben zu Tallis’ Urheberschaft liefern; heutzutage geht man davon aus, dass es aus der Feder von William Parsons stammt. Entsprechend anderen englischsprachigen Anthems der Zeit Eduards VI. Hat das Stück eine ABB-Anlage, ist völlig syllabisch gehalten und besitzt dieselbe zarte Schönheit wie die anderen englischen Werke Tallis’ aus jener Zeit.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2015
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Tallis: Ave, Dei patris filia & other sacred music
Studio Master: CDA68095Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Tallis: The Complete English Anthems
Tallis: The Complete Works, Vol. 6
SIGCD022Download only


Track 9 on CDGIM007 [1'48]
Track 6 on CDA68095 [2'05]
Track 24 on SIGCD022 [1'54] Download only

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