Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Tallis's Spem in Alium and 40-part motets

Tallis's Spem in Alium and 40-part Motets

As part of Radio 3's 40th anniversary, Stephen Johnson is joined in the studio by Jeffrey Skidmore, Deborah Roberts and Antony Pitts for an exploration of Thomas Tallis's magnificent 40-part motet Spem in Alium. Including a look at works that may have inspired it and the music which it has itself inspired.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Oct 2007 17:00

Composers A to Z


Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.