Artists

The Tallis Scholars

Choir

Peter Phillips

Conductor

Program

William Byrd

Laudibus in sanctis

Robert White

Magnificat

Tomás Luis de Victoria

Magnificat sexti toni à 12

Josquin Desprez

Qui habitat

Gregorio Allegri

Miserere

Giovanni Battista Croce , Giovanni Battista Croce

Miserere

Thomas Tallis

Miserere

Nicolas Gombert

Magnificat III Tertii et octavi toni

Thomas Tallis

Spem in alium / Motette für vierzig Stimmen in acht Chören

Approximate running time: 1h 45m with one intermission

In the first concert of the Edward W. Said Days, the Tallis Scholars explore the theme of counterpoint in a series of Magnificat and Miserere settings and further works by William Byrd, Josquin Desprez, Gregorio Allegri, and Thomas Tallis, among others. The program comes to a close with Tallis’s monumental 40-part motet Spem in alium.

The Tallis Scholars perform Josquin

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