Thomas Tallis


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Tallis or Tallys, Thomas,

c.1510–1585, English composer, who served the royal household, from c.1537 to his death, as organist. He wrote principally Latin motets (of which Spem in alium, in 40 parts, was an unsurpassed technical feat), hymn tunes, services, and anthems.
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The concert will feature the orchestra in Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Felix Mendelssohns tribute to the Reformation in Symphony No.
The work's shimmering chords brought back memories of Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis, but there was much of interest to listen to from each grouping in the string section.
This performance includes works by Thomas Tallis, Pablo Casals, Thomas Attwood and Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
The libretto of this near hour-long, fourmovement work has been written by Euan Tait, who has interleaved his own words with texts from two Psalms and a Bach chorale, and Paul has followed suit with a reference to the Thomas Tallis hymn made famous in Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis.
The Choir of St Mark's Church Bilton will launch the series on May 3 with choral works from Thomas Tallis to the 'Vicar of Dibley' composer Howard Goodall.
She is also a well-known international performer and her third CD with the complete keyboard music of Thomas Tallis was recorded in 2005.
Retail bosses said Spem in Alium, a 16th century movement for 40 voices by Thomas Tallis, jumped to the top of the classical charts in the UK.
30pm programme also includes the overture to Nicolai's opera The Merry Wives of Windsor, Vaughan Williams' sublime Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis and the colourful Mother Goose Suite by Ravel.
Composed during World War II (it premiered in 1943) the symphony signaled a return to the lush, somber string sounds characteristic of Vaughan Williams' "Fantasis on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.
The programme, entitled Voices from Heaven, has at its centre the Requiem written by Herbert Howells for the funeral of his son, and the Gaude Gloriosa Dei Mater by Thomas Tallis.
The city's Renaissance Music Group will perform a programme of the Tudor composer's works, framed by pieces by Thomas Tallis and John Taverner.
The concert will include Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis and Walton's Symphony No.