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Repertoire Tallis Scholars
 

The Tallis Scholars
Director: Peter Phillips
Programmes 2020/2021

 

I. CROSSING COUNTRIES AND CONTINENTS
Padilla: Deus in adiutorium
Padilla: Lamentations for Maundy Thursday
Juan de Lienas: Tristis est anima mea
Franco: Salve regina
Pseudo-Franco: Dios itlaçonantzine (on cpdl - Omniglot has a pronunciation guide to the Nahuatl language)
Dallo y Lana: Laudate dominum
***Interval***
Muhly: Rough notes
Capillas: In horrore visionis nocturnae
De Monte: Super flumina Babylonis
Byrd: Quomodo cantabimus
Philips: Ave Jesu Christe
Philips: Ascendit Deus
(Encore: Isaac: Innsbruck)

All the composers of the first half worked in Mexico in the Spanish tradition (Franco, Padilla and Dallo y Lana were born in Spain; Capillas was born in Mexico; de Lienas and pseudo-Franco were native Indians). The de Monte/Byrd pair are a linked setting of a psalm which describes exile in a strange land. My namesake was also exiled.

II. ANGELS AND DEVILS
Litaniae Sanctorum (chanted liturgy)
Gabrieli: Angelus Domini descendit (à 8)
Massaino: Angelus Domini descendit (à 7)
Lassus: Angelus Domini descendit
Tippett: Plebs angelica
Dering: Factum est silentium
Isaac: Angeli, Archangeli
***Interval*** 
Monody: L'homme armé
Josquin: Missa L'homme armé Sexti Toni (Kyrie and Gloria)
Gesualdo: Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday:
     Plange quasi virgo
     Recessit pastor noster
     O vos omnes
     Ecce quomodo moritur justus
     Astiterunt reges
     Aestimatus sum

 

 

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