Sacred Songs, 17 November 2016

St Andrew by the Wardrobe and Blackfriars. Base image: drawing of Copperplate map © Museum of London.

St Andrew by the Wardrobe, London EC4V 5DE
7.30 pm

The Latin church music of Tallis & Byrd

Conductor: James Jarvis

Exmoor Singers and the Tallis Festival Choir travel back in time to Elizabethan London with a selection of church music by Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, centred on the Cantiones Sacrae of 1575, the first volume of music printed commercially in England, published by Thomas Vautrollier in Blackfriars.

William Byrd – 5-part mass
Thomas Tallis – 4-part mass
Thomas Tallis – Loquebantur variis linguis
William Byrd – Gaudeamus omnes
Thomas Tallis – Videte miraculum

and from the Cantiones Sacrae of 1575:
Thomas Tallis – Candidi facti sunt; Salvator mundi II
William Byrd – Miserere mihi Domine; Siderum rector; O lux beata trinitas

Tickets £10

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The main image shows St Andrew by the Wardrobe and Blackfriars on the Copperplate map of around 1560. Base image © Museum of London.