In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument

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Tallis Scholars
Essential Tallis Scholars

Song NameComposer
Ave Maria for double choirTomas Luis de Victoria
Sicut lilium IGiovanni Palestrina
Praeter rerum seriemJosquin Desprez
Pater peccaviCrecquillon
Ego flos campiClemens
Tota pulchra esIsaac
Descendi in hortum meumRore
Alma redemptoris materOrlando Lassus
Salve reginaOrlando Lassus
Ave regina caelorumOrlando Lassus
Gloria from Missa Et ecce terrae motusBrumel
Media vitaSheppard
In manus tuasThomas Tallis
O nata luxThomas Tallis
Audivi vocemThomas Tallis
Exaudiat te DominusWhite
Ah, RobinCornysh
Salve reginaCornysh
Mass for 5 VoicesWilliam Byrd

One of the most noted groups in the world of Renaissance music, the Tallis Scholars bring us a compilation of their work from 1980-1998. "The Essential Talllis Scholars," a two CD set, gives us an introduction to the vast amounts of music from this period and their discography. Disc 1 contains motets by such composers as Palestrina, Josquin and Lassus. The opening piece is the incomparably gorgeous "Miserere" by Allegri, which should be in everybody's library. Disc 2 is comprised of works by English composers, such as Tallis and includes Byrd's "Mass for 5 Voices." If you are new to the works of the Tallis Scholars or to the world of Renaissance music, this is a great place to start.

Item code: 7151C | 1 CD | $17.98 add item to cart
Early Music | A Cappella | Mixed | England

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