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Tallis Scholars: Josquin

Song NameComposerArrangerAs Performed By
KyrieJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Sine Nomine
GloriaJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Sine Nomine
CredoJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Sine Nomine
Sanctus & BenedictusJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Sine Nomine
Agnus Dei I, II & IIIJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Sine Nomine
KyrieJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Ad Fugam
GloriaJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Ad Fugam
CredoJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Ad Fugam
Sanctus & BenedictusJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Ad Fugam
Agnus Dei I, II & IIIJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Ad Fugam
Sanctus & BenedictusJosquin DesprezPeter PhillipsMissa Ad Fugam (Revised)
Agnus Dei I, II & IIIJosquin DesprezPeter Phillips

This recording presents the only two Masses by Josquin which are entirely based on canons; a single melody stated in different voice-parts at different times so that it overlaps with itself. To write this kind of music may sound academic to the modern mind: who is interested in mathematical scaffolding which most people can't hear? But Josquin was interested in it - as were many later composers from Bach to Brahms to Webern - and I knew that, like every composer of genius, he would relish the challenge. -Peter Phillips

Item code: 8904C | 1 CD | $16.95 |add item to cart
Early Music  | Mixed
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