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Tallis Scholars
Christmas Carols & Motets

Medieval Carols
Angelus ad Virginem
Nowell Sing We
There Is No Rose
Nowell: Dieu Vous Garde
Coventry Carol
Lullay: I saw
Lully, Lulla Thou Little Tiny Child
Lullaby by William Byrd
Settings Of Ave Maria
Ave Maria for four voices by Josquin Des Pres
Beata Es Virgo / Ave Maria for seven voices by Philippe Verdelot
For four voices attributed to Victoria
For double choir by Victoria
German Chorales
Es Ist Ein' Ros'
Joseph Lieber
In Dulci Jubilo
Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme

Directed by Peter Philips

Recorded at the Church of St Peter and St Paul in Norfolk, England, this collection of medieval carols, renaissance motets and German chorales by this English mixed ensemble is devout, harkening back to to a time centuries past. Performed with as much allegiance to the original forms as possible, these are simple arrangements, many of which would have been sung by the populus at large, in commemoration of religious occasions. Four settings of "Ave Maria," two attributed to Victoria and one to Des Pres among them, are represented; musically, this ubiquituous homage to the blessed Virgin was distinguished by variations in rhythm, texture and so forth. A peaceful and serene recording.

Item code: 6203C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Early Music | Mixed | England

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