Monday 7 November 2022 1:00PM


Songs for Troubled Times - Music from Reformation England


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This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


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  • Cinquecento

Normally the admired ensemble specializing in 16th-century repertoire devotes itself to Austrian works, but here it turns its attention to England and the rupture in liturgical music caused by the Reformation, as composers had to change style according to whether their monarch was Catholic or Protestant.

  • Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)
      • Salvator mundi (i)
  • Christopher Tye (c.1505-1572)
      • The Mean Mass
        • Gloria
  • Thomas Tallis
      • In jejunio et fletu
      • Te lucis ante terminum (i)
      • Te lucis ante terminum (ii)
      • Lamentations I
      • If ye love me
  • Christopher Tye
      • The Mean Mass
        • Sanctus
        • Agnus Dei
  • John Sheppard (c.1515-1558)
      • The Lord's Prayer
  • William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
      • Ne irascaris, Domine

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