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Thomas Tallis

Thomas Tallis was an English composer who occupies a primary place in anthologies of English choral music, and is considered one of England's greatest composers. He is honoured for his original voice in English musicianship. No contemporary portrait of Tallis survives: that painted by Gerard Vandergucht (illustration), dates from 150 years after Tallis died, and there is no reason to suppose that it is a likeness. In a rare existing copy of his black letter signature, the composer spelled his last name "Tallys." Tallis is known for his work with William Byrd. He started to teach the much younger Byrd at the Chapel Royal in London. Later, they were both appointed as organists of the Chapel. 

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When Sleep Comes
Tenebrae | Christian Forshaw
Thomas Tallis, Alessandro Striggio, Hildegard von Bingen
Supersize Polyphony
Armonico Consort
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Virgin and Child: Music from the Baldwin Partbooks II
Contrapunctus
Various composers
The Evening Hour
The Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
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Time and its Passing
Rodolfus Choir
Various composers
In the Midst of Life
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Thomas Tallis
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Tenebrae Consort / Nigel Short
Various composers
Choral Collection
Tenebrae / The King's Singers / Gabrieli Consort / BBC Singers / Ex Cathedra / Rodolfus Choir / Huddersfield Choral Society
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Music For The Coronation of King James II, 1685
James Bowman / Andrew Tortise / Maciek O'Shea
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Boxed Set of 9 Volumes
Various Artists
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 9
Andrew Benson-Williams / Laurnes Cummings / Lynda Sayce / Stephen Taylor
Thomas Tallis
Spem in Alium
The King's Singers
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 8
Chapelle du Roi
The Complete Works - Volume 7
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 3
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 6
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 2
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 4
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 1
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
Spem In Alium - Sing and Glorify
Chapelle du Roi
Thomas Tallis
The Complete Works - Volume 5
Andrew Benson-Wilson
Various composers
Harp Music from Six Centuries
Edward Witsenburg