Tallis - Lamentations & other sacred music

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Tallis - Lamentations & other sacred music

Andrew Carwood, The Cardinallís Musick

£9.95

Biographical details about Thomas Tallis may be scarce, but we know that he served with distinction in the Chapel Royal of four Tudor monarchs: Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary and Elizabeth I. During times of tremendous religious and social turbulence, an innate humility and sense of duty appear to have shielded Tallis - a lifelong Roman Catholic - from the worst consequences of such changes, and the result is that we have music which spans the reigns of all four sovereigns. This beautiful new disc from the Cardinallís Musick contains works from across the period, and... read more

Biographical details about Thomas Tallis may be scarce, but we know that he served with distinction in the Chapel Royal of four Tudor monarchs: Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mar... read more

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