Christmas carols and motets

Christmas carols and motets
The Tallis Scholars - Peter Phillips, dir.
Gimell 1585-10 [LP]
Gimell-1585T-10 [Cassette]
Gimell CDGIM 010 [CD]
Gimell 454 910-4 [Cassette]
Gimell 454 910-2 [CD]


    Medieval Carols

  1. Angelus ad virginem
  2. Noewll sing we
  3. There is no rose of such virtue
  4. Nowell: Dieu vous garde
  5. The Coventry Carol

  6. Lullay I saw
  7. Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child

  8. William Byrd
  9. Lullaby my sweet little baby
  10. Settings of Ave Maria

    Josquin Desprez
  11. Ave Maria ... Virgo serena (à 4)

  12. Philippe Verdelot
  13. Beata es virgo / Ave Maria (à 7)

  14. Tomas Luis de Victoria (attr.)
  15. Ave Maria, gratia plena (à 4)

  16. Tomas Luis de Victoria
  17. Ave Maria, gratia plena (for double choir)
  18. German Chorales

    Michael Praetorius:
  19. Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen

  20. H. Praetorius:
  21. Joseph, lieber Joseph mein
  22. In dulci jubilo

  23. Michael Praetorius
  24. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (vv. 1 & 2)
    Johan Sebastian Bach
    Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (v. 3)

Playing time: 56' 59"

The Tallis Scholars [Sally Dunkley (soprano), Deborah Roberts (soprano), Robert Harre-Jones (alto), Timothy Wilson (alto), Simon Davies (tenor), Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenor), Rufus Müller (tenor), Nicolas Robertson (tenor), Francis Steele (bass), Julian Walker (bass)] - Peter Phillips, dir.

Recording site and date:
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Salle, Norfolk, England [1986 or prior]

[8] Gimell CDGIM 206 [CDx2] The Tallis Scholars Sing Josquin
[1]-[3], [5]-[6], [8]-[14] Gimell CDGIM 202 [CDx2] Christmas with the Tallis Scholars

Reviewed in:
Diapason (#-p.):
Gramophone (Vol./#-p.): (Dec. 1986)
Fanfare (Vol./#-p.): 14/5-349 (may/june 1991)

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Pierre-F. Roberge