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from notes by John Rutter © 1994
|A banquet of voices|
"Revisiting this 1993 Cambridge Singers recording, I realize I should never have withdrawn it from the Collegium catalogue—and all because of an obscure musicological question in my mind over a Gregorian chant, long since resolved. We assembled a ...» More
"The Renaissance is well known for its cultural giants. Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and above all Michelangelo epitomize a period when the human spirit seemed to grow and gain in confidence. This collection of complete works celebrates the musical ...» More
|Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 1|
The first of three volumes featuring The Tallis Scholars' finest recordings, one for each decade, and each offering over five hours of the award-winning performances that helped establish Renaissance Polyphony as one of the great repertoires of we ...» 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: Spem in alium|
This is the original release of The Tallis Scholars' acclaimed recording of Tallis's monumental 40-part motet Spem in alium; it remains one of their best-selling albums and was featured in the BBC Radio 4 programme Soul Music.» 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: Spem in alium & other sacred music|
The Gramophone Award-winning Tallis series from Andrew Carwood and The Cardinall’s Musick comes to a glorious close with both versions of the great forty-part motet: ‘Spem in alium’ itself and ‘Sing and glorify’, a later, English-language contrafa ...» 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 Tallis Scholars sing Thomas Tallis|
Including Spem in alium as featured in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. The author, E L James, said: 'I am delighted to have introduced so many of my readers to this amazing 16th-century piece of music, it is absolutely wonderful and the recording from The ...» More