St Andrew by the Wardrobe, London EC4V 5DE
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
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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.