Eric Whitacre - Sainte-Chapelle
The Tallis Scholars single of Eric Whitacre's new work Sainte-Chapelle written in celebration of their 40th anniversary, and premiered at St Paul's Cathedral, is now available to download from iTunes.
Mouton - Missa Dictes moy toutes voz pensees
With a musical language quite distinct from everyone else, Jean Mouton is nonetheless often compared with Josquin on account of his astonishing technique.
His music is able to convey such a spirit of calm and poise that in the whole gamut of renaissance art it is really only rivalled by the altar-pieces of such painters as Giovanni Bellini and Hans Memling.
“Mouton has been the subject of a small flurry of CDs in the recent months, and none surpass the current disc.”
Josquin wins Diapason D’Or & Editor’s Choice
The Tallis Scholars new release on Gimell of Josquin des Prés Missa De beata virgine and Missa Ave maris stella has won a coveted Diapason D'Or in the February edition of the magazine, is Editor's Choice in the February issue of Classic FM Magazine and was David Fallows' Critics Choice 2011 in Gramophone Magazine in December.
‘Once again, it has to be The Tallis Scholars and Peter Phillips with flawless and marvelously transparent singing in two amazing Josquin Masses’
Gramophone Magazine, Dec 2011
‘..the sheer beauty of the sound, and Phillips’s unshakable feel for direction, means you want to hang on: miss a single note and you’re all the poorer. The Verdict: An essential buy from a team who never put a note wrong’
Classic FM Magazine, Editors Choice, Feb 2012