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from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2005
extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2005
aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2005
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
‘The answer to many prayers; a blockbusting survey of choral masterpieces performed by a choir of exceptional calibre’ (Classic FM Magazine)
‘For anyone eager to sample varied music from the Golden Age of polyphony this is a perfect disc’ (Classic CD)» More
|Hail, gladdening Light|
This album gathers together 23 examples of English sacred a cappella choral music drawn from several centuries, and forms a companion volume to Collegium’s earlier collection, Faire is the Heaven.» More
This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks the debut on the Collegium label and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. It features a rare recording of Ligeti's Lux aeterna.» More
Sacred Music from the Renaissance Era for Celestial and Secular Radio. When Peter Phillips founded The Tallis Scholars in 1973 sacred vocal music from the Renaissance Era was seldom heard on radio. Now it is firmly established as one of the great ...» More
|Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries|
‘Music making of the highest order. Everything shows them at their superb best’ (Gramophone)
‘Something no lover of early music or admirer of this group should miss’ (American Record Guide)» More
|Striggio & Tallis: Supersize Polyphony|
Three of the sixteenth century's most extraordinary musical creations, works which to this day have scarcely been matched for their compositional chutzpah and ability to wow. Here the choral onslaught of two top-notch choirs is interwoven with—and ...» More
|Tallis: Gaude gloriosa & other sacred music|
‘In its entirety this disc is a sublime tribute both to one of England's greatest composers, and to the skill and conviction of one of today's finest ...
‘This superbly sung selection of some of his finest Latin church music will surely prove to be one of Tallis's very best 500th birthday presents. It i ...» More
|Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah|
The music in this third Gimell anthology dedicated to Tallis comes from both early and late in his career. Separated by perhaps forty years it is hard to believe they were all written by the same man.» More
|Tallis: Spem in alium & other choral works|
‘Never before has Spem in alium, Tallis's great 40-part motet, so closely resembled The Last Judgement as it does in this vast and awesome perf ...
‘A thrilling large scale performance’ (CDReview)» More
|Tallis: The Complete Works, Vol. 7|
The present album is the seventh volume of a celebrated nine-disc series, presenting the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis (1505-1585). It presents Tallis’s Elizabethan Latin motets composed after the years of Reformation (and Elizabeth’s protestant ...» More
|Tallis: The Votive Antiphons|
Highlights from Hyperion’s series of Tallis recordings by Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall’s Musick.» More
|The Essential Tallis Scholars|
"I am delighted to recommend this selection from our recordings. It is an excellent introduction to our work and to Renaissance music in general." (Peter Phillips)» More
|The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music, Vol. 2|
"Of all the polyphony we have recorded, this early English style with its dazzling high treble parts and luminous sonorities is, for me, as good as it gets. Our pioneering performances of Sheppard and White have shown them to be the equals of Tall ...» More
This album, subtitled 'English polyphony in dangerous times', brings together six English composers whose combined careers span more than a century—Byrd, Tallis, Morley, Philips, White and Tomkins, undercover Catholic composers revelling in clande ...» More