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THOMAS TALLIS

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Cambridge University
Madrigal Society
Conductor, Boris Ord
Hugh McLean (organ)
Choir:
Jam Christus astra ascenderat 0 sacrum convivium
Organ:
Gloria tibi Trinitas Iste confessor
Choir:
Hear the voice and prayer This is my commandment
Choir and organ:
Ecce tempus idoneum
Choir:
Salvator mundi
Introduced by Denis Stevens
First of five programmes of music by Tallis.
Although Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) is universally recognised as one of the greatest and most influential of Tudor composers, his works have suffered an undeserved neglect by reason of their comparative difficulty of access. Most of his music for the Sarum rite was composed at Waltham and at Canterbury, but on his subsequent appointment to the Chapel Royal (where he remained for forty years) he was constantly employed in writing music for the Reformed Church. This series of five programmes, designed to show many aspects of Tallis' remarkable musical genius, will include music for organ, harpsichord, strings, and voices.
D.S.

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Conductor: Boris Ord
Conductor: Hugh McLean
Introduced By: Denis Stevens
Unknown: Thomas Tallis

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