Spem in Alium: Thomas Tallis 1505?-1585/ The Great Service: William Byrd 1540?-1623
Sunday 4 June 2006, 8pm
Pre-concert talk 7.30pm
St Mary of the Angels
Guest conductor: Simon Ravens
A stunning programme of sacred repertoire from the height of the English Tudor period conducted by The Tudor Consort’s founding director Simon Ravens, including Thomas Tallis’s epic tour de force for 40 voices Spem in Alium and William Byrd’s masterpiece for the Anglican church, The Great Service, in a unique performance featuring reconstructed Tudor pronunciation.
This performance was part of The Tudor Consort’s 20th Anniversary.
Miserere nostri: Thomas Tallis
Videte miraculum: Thomas Tallis
Christe qui lux es et dies: Robert White
Libera nos, salva nos: John Sheppard
Spem in alium: Thomas Tallis
The Great Service: William Byrd
Hymns and Songs of the Church: Orlando Gibbons
O clap your hands together: Orlando Gibbons
Sing and Glorify: Thomas Tallis
Academia Sanctae Mariae Baroque Orchestra
leader Gregory Squire
directed by Robert Oliver
This concert was part of the 2006 Subscription Series.