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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Gallicantus

From Wigmore Hall in London, vocal ensemble Gallicantus perform English music associated with the time of Mary Tudor, by Mundy, Tye, Newman, Tallis and Sheppard.

From Wigmore Hall in London, vocal ensemble Gallicantus perform 'Queen Mary's Big Belly', a programme of music associated with the time of Mary Tudor and hopes for a Catholic heir to the English throne. The composers include Mundy, Tye, Newman, Tallis and Sheppard.

Introduced by Sean Rafferty.

Mundy: Exsurge Christe
Tye: Peccavimus cum patribus
Anon: Ballad of the Marigold
Newman: Fansye
Tallis: Sarum Litany (abridged); O sacrum convivium; Videte miraculum
Sheppard: Christi virgo dilectissima
Tallis: Like as the doleful dove
Sheppard: Vain, vain, all our life we spend in vain

Gallicantus
Elizabeth Kenny (lute)
Gabriel Crouch (director).

58 minutes

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