Catherine Bott presents a performance of John Taverner's Missa Corona Spirea by the Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, given as part of the York Early Music Festival 2009.
The ensemble also perform the winning two entries of the 2009 National Centre for Early Music's Young Composers' Award - Arise by Elizabeth Edwards and God by Michael Perrett. Catherine introduces the music, meets the composers and talks to Peter Phillips about the work of the Tallis Scholars and about the competition.
For more information about the competition go to: http://www.ncem.co.uk/cgi/projects/projects.cgi?t=template.htm&a=66
All music performed by The Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, recorded at the York Early Music Festival 2009.
John Taverner: Leroy Kyrie; Gloria (The Crown of Thorns mass/Missa Corona spinea)
Elizabeth Edwards: Arise
(winner in the NCEM Young Composers' Award younger category)
Taverner: Sanctus (The Crown of Thorns mass)
Michael Perrett: God
(winner in the NCEM Young Composers' Award category)
Taverner: Agnus Dei (The Crown of Thorns mass)
Further details of the 2010 National Centre for Early Music Composers' Award to be published in 2009.