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Thomas Talli

Thomas Tallis

Tallis's Spem in Alium and 40-part Motets

Sunday 28 October 2007 17:00-18:30 (Radio 3)

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.

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

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The Discussion


Antony Pitts, Deborah Roberts, Stephen Johnson, Jeffrey Skidmore

XL40 Postcard
XL, 40 part motet by Antony Pitts

Tallis's Spem in Alium and 40-part Motets

Listen to the programme

Playlist

Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium for 40 voices
Tallis Scholars
BBC Singers
Peter Phillips (Cond.)
BBC recording from the Proms 2007

Alessandro Striggio: Alessandro: Ecce Beatam Lucem for 40 voices
Tallis Scholars
BBC Singers
Peter Phillips (Cond.)
BBC recording from the Proms 2007

Alessandro Striggio: Mass for 40 and 60 voice choir Ecco si Beato Giorno
Tallis Scholars
BBC Singers
His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts
Davitt Moroney (Cond.)
BBC recording from the Proms 2007

Antony Pitts: XL
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Simon Halsey (Cond.)
Harmonia Mundi HMC801873 Tracks 10 -12




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