TAVERNER: Dum transisset; Dum transisset Sabbatum II; Missa Corona Spinea – The Tallis Scholars/ Peter Phillips – Gimell
An astoundingly innovative and virtuoso setting of the mass. TAVERNER: Dum transisset Sabbatum I; Dum transisset Sabbatum II; Missa Corona Spinea – The Tallis Scholars/ Peter Phillips – Gimell CDGIM 046, 62:07 [Distr. by Harmonia mundi] ****: Written for the new Cardinal College at Oxford, and probably premiered before Henry VIII himself, Taverner’s Missa Corona […]
An exceptional introduction for those who are not familiar with this superlative ensemble.
“Tintinnabuli” = PART: Seven Magnificat Antiphons; Magnificat; …which was the son of …; Nunc dimittis; The Woman with the Alabaster Box; Tribute to Caesar; I am the true vine; Triodion – Tallis Scholars/ Peter Phillips – Gimell
An outstanding release of music that defines the Part sound world.
JOHN TAVENER: Ikon of Light = Ikon of Light; Funeral Ikos; The Lamb; Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete – The Tallis Scholars/ Peter Phillips – Gimel
An old and revered, and somewhat important recording, with caveats regarding Ikon of Light.
ALLEGRI: Miserere; Miserere; PALESTRINA: Pope Marcellus Mass; Tu es Petrus; Stabat mater/ Tallis Scholars/ Peter Phillips – Gimell audio-only Blu-ray + CD
An outstanding re-release of an already superior album.
A grand compilation celebration of 40 years of the highest quality.
Do the Tallis Scholars ever make a bad recording?
To be one of the 12 AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers who will receive the 4-CD “Sacred Music in the Renaissance” Vol. 3 boxed set from Gimell Records, you will only need to register this month using our simple non-intrusive email-secure form. These recordings from the famed Tallis Scholars won universal critical acclaim when they were first released. Both masterworks […]
“Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 1: The Tallis Scholars Finest Recordings, 1980–1989” – The Tallis Scholars /Peter Phillips – Gimell (4 CDs)
A great bargain and just about the best way I know to sample the rich legacy of Renaissance sacred music.