Thomas Tallis

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English composer of the Renaissance period (1505 – 23 November 1585).

Tallis flourished as a church musician in 16th century England and is considered among the best of its earliest composers. Tallis has been said to be one of the most important composers of his time and is honored for his original voice in English musicianship. His style encompassed the simple Reformation service music and the great Continental polyphonic schools whose influence he was largely responsible for introducing into English music. Tallis wrote Latin church music and also contributed to the reformed English liturgy, in some cases adapting earlier Latin compositions. One of his most remarkable achievements is the 40-voice "Spem in alium." His setting of the Latin Holy Week liturgy Lamentations represents his work at its height. The composer’s name is widely known through the metrical psalm tune generally called ‘Tallis’s Canon’, a setting of God, grant we grace.
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BG-551 Thomas Tallis - The Lamentations Of Jeremiah The Prophet album art Thomas Tallis, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller Thomas Tallis, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller - The Lamentations Of Jeremiah The Prophet (Album) Vanguard, The Bach Guild BG-551 US 1955 Sell This Version
RG 237 Thomas Tallis - Tudor Church Music album art Thomas WeelkesThomas Tallis - St. John's College Choir Thomas WeelkesThomas Tallis - St. John's College Choir - Tudor Church Music (Album) Argo (2) RG 237 UK 1961 Sell This Version
RG 436 Thomas Tallis - Tudor Church Music Record 1 album art Tallis*, The Choir Of King's College Cambridge* With C.U.M.S. Chorus* Directed By David Willcocks Tallis*, The Choir Of King's College Cambridge* With C.U.M.S. Chorus* Directed By David Willcocks - Tudor Church Music Record 1 Argo (2) RG 436 UK 1965 Sell This Version
ZRG 5479 Thomas Tallis - Tudor Church Music Record II (Including The Lamentations) album art Tallis* - The Choir Of King's College Cambridge*, David Willcocks Tallis* - The Choir Of King's College Cambridge*, David Willcocks - Tudor Church Music Record II (Including The Lamentations) (Album) Argo (2) ZRG 5479 UK 1966 Sell This Version
DR 208, HMD 208 Thomas Tallis - Les Lamentations de Jéremie Le Prophète ( The Lamentations Of Jeremiah ) album art Thomas Tallis, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller Thomas Tallis, Deller Consort, Alfred Deller - Les Lamentations de Jéremie Le Prophète ( The Lamentations Of Jeremiah ) (Album) Harmonia Mundi, Deller Recordings DR 208, HMD 208 France 1968 Sell This Version
SOL 311-3 Thomas Tallis - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume One, Two & Three album art Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume One, Two & Three (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 311-3 UK 1969 Sell This Version
S/6309, S-6309 Thomas Tallis - Music Of The Court Homes And Cities Of England Vol. 1 – Composers Of The Chapel Royal album art Fayrfax*Tallis*Bull*Gibbons*Morley*Humfrey*Parsons*Locke*Purcell* Fayrfax*Tallis*Bull*Gibbons*Morley*Humfrey*Parsons*Locke*Purcell* - Music Of The Court Homes And Cities Of England Vol. 1 – Composers Of The Chapel Royal(LP, Album, Club) The Record Society, The Record Society S/6309, S-6309 Australia 1969 Sell This Version
SOL 311 Thomas Tallis - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume One album art Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume One(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 311 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SOL 313 Thomas Tallis - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume Three album art Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume Three(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 313 UK 1969 Sell This Version
SOL 312 Thomas Tallis - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume Two album art Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) Tallis*, Byrd*, Cantores In Ecclesia* Directed By Michael Howard (5) - Cantiones Sacrae 1575 Volume Two(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 312 UK 1969 Sell This Version
279 004 (SPA 245) Thomas Tallis - Miserere Et Autre Chœurs Religieux album art Allegri* / Tallis* / Gibbons* / Haendel* / Byrd* / Bach* / Vivaldi* - Chœur Du King's College, Cambridge*, David Willcocks Allegri* / Tallis* / Gibbons* / Haendel* / Byrd* / Bach* / Vivaldi* - Chœur Du King's College, Cambridge*, David Willcocks - Miserere Et Autre Chœurs Religieux(LP, Comp) Argo (2) 279 004 (SPA 245) France 1972 Sell This Version
2533 113 Thomas Tallis - Lamentationes Jeremiae / Missa Tres Vocum album art Thomas Tallis / William Byrd - Pro Cantione Antiqua, London* Thomas Tallis / William Byrd - Pro Cantione Antiqua, London* - Lamentationes Jeremiae / Missa Tres Vocum (Album) Archiv Produktion 2533 113 Germany 1972 Sell This Version
CFP 40069 Thomas Tallis - The Glories Of Tudor Church Music album art Thomas Tallis / The Clerkes Of Oxenford Directed By David Wulstan Thomas Tallis / The Clerkes Of Oxenford Directed By David Wulstan - The Glories Of Tudor Church Music (Album) Classics For Pleasure CFP 40069 UK 1974 Sell This Version
Sol 337 Thomas Tallis - Tallis At Waltham Abbey - Cantores In Ecclesia album art Thomas Tallis, Michael Howard (5) Thomas Tallis, Michael Howard (5) - Tallis At Waltham Abbey - Cantores In Ecclesia(LP, Album, Mono) L'Oiseau-Lyre Sol 337 UK 1974 Sell This Version
HM 225 Thomas Tallis - English Motets  album art William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, William Parsons, Thomas Morley, Deering, Peter Philips, John Blow, Henry Purcell, Thomas Arne William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, William Parsons, Thomas Morley, Deering, Peter Philips, John Blow, Henry Purcell, Thomas Arne - English Motets (LP) Harmonia Mundi HM 225 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
CAL 1623 Thomas Tallis - Messe "Puer Natus Est" / Motet "Suscipe Quaeso Domine" / Motet "Salvator Mundi" album art Thomas Tallis / The Clerkes Of Oxenford / David Wulstan Thomas Tallis / The Clerkes Of Oxenford / David Wulstan - Messe "Puer Natus Est" / Motet "Suscipe Quaeso Domine" / Motet "Salvator Mundi" (Album) Calliope CAL 1623 France 1977 Sell This Version
VIC 2092 Thomas Tallis - Thomas Tallis:The Lamentations Of Jeremiah / William Byrd: Motets album art Thomas Tallis, The King's Singers Thomas Tallis, The King's Singers - Thomas Tallis:The Lamentations Of Jeremiah / William Byrd: Motets (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice VIC 2092 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
CAL 1621-1622-1623 Thomas Tallis - Musique D'Eglise Tudor (1) - La Première Réforme album art The Clerkes Of Oxenford, John Sheppard, Robert White (10), Thomas Tallis The Clerkes Of Oxenford, John Sheppard, Robert White (10), Thomas Tallis - Musique D'Eglise Tudor (1) - La Première Réforme(3xLP, Album) Calliope CAL 1621-1622-1623 France 1977 Sell This Version
1C 165 - 30796/99 Thomas Tallis - Virtuose Chormusik album art Tallis*, Monteverdi*, Strauss*, Pizzetti*, Martin*, Poulenc*, Dallapiccola*, Jolivet*, Messiaen*, Edlund* / Rundfunkchor Stockholm*, Stockholmer Kammerchor*, Eric Ericson Tallis*, Monteverdi*, Strauss*, Pizzetti*, Martin*, Poulenc*, Dallapiccola*, Jolivet*, Messiaen*, Edlund* / Rundfunkchor Stockholm*, Stockholmer Kammerchor*, Eric Ericson - Virtuose Chormusik(4xLP + Box) His Master's Voice 1C 165 - 30796/99 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
CRD 1072 Thomas Tallis - The Western Wind Mass And Mater Christi / Votive Antiphons, Motets And Responds album art John Taverner / Thomas Tallis - The Choir Of New College, Oxford*, Edward Higginbottom John Taverner / Thomas Tallis - The Choir Of New College, Oxford*, Edward Higginbottom - The Western Wind Mass And Mater Christi / Votive Antiphons, Motets And Responds (Album) CRD Records CRD 1072 UK 1979 Sell This Version
UACL 10006 Thomas Tallis - Works Of Thomas Tallis (1505c - 1585) Volume 1 album art The Tallis Scholars, Thomas Tallis The Tallis Scholars, Thomas Tallis - Works Of Thomas Tallis (1505c - 1585) Volume 1(LP, Album) Cadenza (2) UACL 10006 UK 1979 Sell This Version
Eurs 001 Thomas Tallis - 16th Century Scottish Scared Music album art Thomas Tallis 16th Century Scottish Scared Music(LP) Eurs Records Eurs 001 UK 1980 Sell This Version
DCA 511 Thomas Tallis - Masses By Tallis & Sheppard album art Tallis* & Sheppard* - The Choir Of St. John's College Cambridge*, George Guest (2) Tallis* & Sheppard* - The Choir Of St. John's College Cambridge*, George Guest (2) - Masses By Tallis & Sheppard ASV DCA 511 UK 1981 Sell This Version
HM • 85 SD Thomas Tallis - Tallis / Sheppard Masses album art Thomas Tallis, John Sheppard Thomas Tallis, John Sheppard - Tallis / Sheppard Masses(LP) The Bach Guild, Vanguard HM • 85 SD US 1981 Sell This Version
MHS 4441 Thomas Tallis - The Golden Age Of English Sacred Choral Music album art Walter Lambe, William Cornysh, Thomas Tallis, Robert White (10) Walter Lambe, William Cornysh, Thomas Tallis, Robert White (10) - The Golden Age Of English Sacred Choral Music(LP) Musical Heritage Society MHS 4441 US 1981 Sell This Version