The tallis scholars sing thomas tallis the tallis scholars. The tallis scholars the tallis scholars are a group dedicated to the performance and preservation of the best of this type of music. All our recordings are available on apple music, itunes, cd, and download. Apr 01, 2004 spem in alium the tallis scholars sing thomas tallis with 3 bonus tracks. Music written for the sistine chapel, including two new recordings of allegris miserere one with the familiar top cs, and one with additional embellishments developed by deborah roberts during hundreds of concert performances by the tallis scholars since their landmark first recording of this work in 1980. The tallis scholars are one of the worlds foremost ensembles specializing in renaissance vocal music, setting the standard for many others. I am delighted to have introduced so many of my readers to this amazing 16thcentury piece of music, it is absolutely wonderful and the recording from the tallis scholars is particularly special. Cultivating a distinctive vocal sound backed by impeccable scholarship, the group has helped raise the general level of interest in renaissance choral music in britain and beyond through a large catalog of recordings and numerous international tours.
Miserere tallis scholars legendary 1980 recording youtube thomas tallis lamentation duration. I always thought that the version of allegris miserere that i have by kings college cambridge was the best that i had heard until i purchased the tallis scholars version. The best recordings of allegris miserere classical. Tallis scholars should rerecord tallis s spem in alium to take full advantage of surround sound, spreading the 8 choirs around 360 degrees. Gimell allegris miserere and palestrinas missa papae. Alison stamp is faultless in the exceptionally testing soprano solo top cs and all while, with the choir and solo quartet placed some distance apart, the perfect acoustic of merton. Miserere mei tallis scholars extract alexander campkin. The tallis scholars is a british early music vocal ensemble founded by peter. It was a strong, faithful companion during holy week this year and one that will be with me all year. The precocious young composer apparently scurried home and wrote down the entire work from memory. Its not so much reaching the note itself that is so difficult but keeping what lies either side under control swooping up to the. Miserere by tallis scholars from amazons classical music store.
The tallis scholars the best of the renaissance 623 mb giovanni pierluigi da palestrina by tallis scholars flac 1. What are the origins of allegris miserere mozart, when he was a teenager, so the story goes, once heard allegris miserere being performed in the sistine chapel. The name for this psalm comes from the opening words in latin miserere mei, deus, which means have mercy on me, o god. Every note is a clear as a bell and the whole cd is a joy to listen to. Album josquin unlimited streaming and hires download store. A choral group of exceptional ability, i have been privileged to see them many times in public, and at almost every performance, the miserere by allegri is expected and delivered with nearflawless grace. The tallis scholars is a british professional early music vocal ensemble normally consisting of. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The work itself is a sublime ninevoice setting of psalm 51. Jan 29, 2020 win a free hires download of the tallis scholars recording of allegris miserere when the tallis scholars recorded allegris miserere at merton college chapel, oxford, in march 1980, the reputation of this british early music mixedvoice ensemble skyrocketed and, together with its director peter phillips, the choir became a household name. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. By their count, they have performed the famed missa papae marcelli pope marcellus mass alone 75 times since first programming it in 1977. The tallis scholars, peter phillips, allegri, mundy, palestrina allegri miserere music.
Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from the tallis scholars. Download torrent allegri miserere fast and easy torrent. Explore releases from the tallis scholars at discogs. Phillips assembled the group from choral scholars, or scholarship holders, at the various colleges of oxford and cambridge universities, and he named the new ensemble for. Gimell allegris miserere palestrinas missa papae marcelli. Win a free hires download of the tallis scholars recording of allegris miserere. The tallis scholars were formed in 1973 by peter phillips, who at the time was a student of renaissance music at oxford university. At the center of the program is a composite mass by palestrina, the missa papae marcelli, as well as alexander campkins miserere mei for double choir, a new.
Download torrent tallis scholars fast and easy torrent search. Win a free hires download of the tallis scholars recording of allegris miserere when the tallis scholars recorded allegris miserere at merton college chapel, oxford, in march 1980, the reputation of this british early music mixedvoice ensemble skyrocketed and, together with its director peter phillips, the choir became a household name. The 5,1 surroundsound mode provides ambiance in the surround channels. A selection of our recordings are available on spotify and most other streaming. Gimell allegris miserere and palestrinas missa papae marcelli. Tallis spem in alium, lamentations of jeremiah the prophet allegri miserere pro cantione antiqua, mark brown 1985, flac. Peter philips, the director of the mixed ensemble the tallis scholars, wrote in the program notes that the miserere was performed in the sistine chapel with extensive.
I would recommend this cd to anyone who likes and appreciates this genre of music. Missa papae marcelli the tallis scholars gimell 24 96 6 jan. Including spem in alium as featured in fifty shades of grey. The tallis scholars are among the worlds preeminent choral ensembles. This psalm is known for its spirit of humility and repentance. I was struck by the beauty of the music and the emotions that it conveyed. With any recording of allegris miserere, the listeners attention is inevitably drawn to, above all, how well the soloist tackles those top cs. The lamentations of the prophet jeremiah ferrabosco the elder. Overview v biography v discography v songs v credits v awards v related v. Remastered miserere marks gimells 40th anniversary.
Allegri miserere, mundy, palestrina gimell cdgim639 bw. Tallis scholars should rerecord talliss spem in alium to take full advantage of surround sound, spreading the 8 choirs around 360 degrees. As you listen to the heavenly sound of each interweaving voice, its fascinating to think that allegri composed the piece for two separate choirs. Miserere mei, deus, secundum magnam misercordiuam tuam have mercy upon me, o god, after thy great goodness. Phillips assembled the group from choral scholars, or scholarship holders, at the various colleges of oxford and cambridge universities, and he named the new ensemble for english renaissance composer thomas tallis. Sadly, covid19 has decimated the tallis scholars finances. It is also the unofficial name for a penitential psalm from the bible. Secundum magnam misericordiam tuam et secundum multitudinem miseration tuarum dele iniquitatem meam.
The tallis scholars essential tallis scholars amazon. This was a recording of the allegri by the tallis scholars, a recording which has remained close to my heart ever since. The tallis scholars have done a lot to keep palestrinas star up there in the firmament during a wild, sensual age that generally has preferred wilder, more sensual music from the late renaissance. The tallis scholars music, videos, stats, and photos. Spem in alium the tallis scholars sing thomas tallis. The tallis scolars recording of alegris miserere is clear and riveting and should inspire the next genius musician or theologian. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from the tallis scholars at the discogs marketplace. Stream vatican 1600 allegris miserere performed by the tallis scholars by jose maria 48 from desktop or your mobile device. It is a canon six in two with a free tenor, which is to say there are two canonic. Listen to music from the tallis scholars like tallis. The tallis scholars artist cds, mp3 and lossless downloads. Thomas tallis, the english composer after whom the ensemble is named. Miserere definition of miserere by the free dictionary.
Tallis scholars sing palestrina the tallis scholars. Tallis scholars have been recording for many years, and have released many cds most, if not all, are in my collection as an avid choral fan. The 1980 recording that not only made the tallis scholars a household name, but effectively led the way to todays great wave of exceptional mixedvoice choirs. The sevenvoice miserere nostri is both a demonstration of technical skill, and, in its music of the spheres way, possessed of an unearthly beauty.
The tallis scholars were founded in 1973 by their director, peter phillips. With any recording of allegris miserere, the listeners attention is inevitably drawn to. Vox patris caelestis the tallis scholars to stream in hifi, or to download in true cd quality on. A major artisan of the renaissance in french music in the second half of the 19th century, alongside his elder colleague berlioz, whom he admired, and his followers bizet, saintsaens, and massenet, who were inspired by his faith in art, charles gounod 18181893, a mystic and a charmer, a romantic in search of a new classicism, owed his fame to a few. Allegris miserere is most famous as the piece, which, by papal decree, could be performed only in the sistine chapel, but which the 14yearold mozart transcribed from memory after hearing it, according to his father. We could spend a lot of time discussing comparisons between the tallis scholars original, nowclassic 1980 recording of the allegri miserere and palestrina missa papae marcelli not to mention the groups landmark 1994 performances in rome at the santa maria maggiore, or we could get to the pointthat these are distinctly different renditions, both in terms of recording perspective and. Its the one that made the name of the tallis scholars famous when it was released on. It was composed during the reign of pope urban viii, probably during the 1630s, for the exclusive use of the sistine chapel during the tenebrae services of holy week, and its mystique was increased by unwritten performance traditions and ornamentation. Miserere mei, deus, latin for have mercy on me, o god is a setting of psalm 51 by italian composer gregorio allegri. Stream ad free or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Latin miserere, have mercy, the first word of the psalm, imperative sing.
Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures. Watch the video for miserere from the tallis scholarss music featured on the south bank show for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Miserere, an indie adventure game for rpg maker xp. Listen free to the tallis scholars silver miserere, ave maria for double choir and more. The tallis scholars, peter phillips, allegri, mundy, palestrina. When you see a title like the tallis scholars sing thomas tallis, you know the musics going to be right, sort of like when you hear aretha franklin sing in detroit, or hear an oversize band of central europeans play mahler.1420 1328 893 588 615 1462 679 447 107 704 1010 1292 413 758 805 889 147 559 735 1140 594 700 1547 664 661 744 5 378 375 1480 7 1326 90