Allegri Miserere – The Tallis Scholars

I have a bunch of videos that I’ve had partially drafted, some for many months. This one has been in draft since the end of April, 2019. For no particular reason. h/t logprof on A♠
Cleaning Out the Video Backlog #9 — 7 (or so) to go.


The Tallis Scholars
Allegri Miserere
12:04

@QPAC Saturday 26 October 2013
More info: http://atqp.ac/13ZPWXW

Wikipedia: Miserere is a setting of Psalm 51 by Italian composer Gregorio Allegri. It was composed during the reign of Pope Urban VIII, probably during the 1630s, for the exclusive use of the Sistine Chapel during the Tenebrae services of Holy Week, and its mystique was increased by unwritten performance traditions and ornamentation. It is written for two choirs, of five and four voices respectively, singing alternately and joining to sing the ending in 9-part polyphony.

Wikipedia: The Tallis Scholars is a British professional early music vocal ensemble normally consisting of two singers per part, with a core group of ten singers. They specialise in performing a cappella sacred vocal music.

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