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Composer: Allegri, Gregorio (1582-1652)

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Year of birth1582
Year of death1652
NationalityItaly
PeriodEarly
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OxfordThe Cardinall's Musick

The Cardinall's Musick
Tallis, Allegri, Lotti, Croce, Palestrina, Victoria, Scarlatti
Oxford Choir of Merton College; The Cardinall's Musick

LondonThe Tallis Scholars

Palestrina, Morales, Festa, Carpentras, Allegri, Campkin, des Prez
Peter Phillips; Tallis Scholars

LondonMarian Consort

Palestrina, Jackson, Allegri, Victoria, MacMillan
Rory McCleery; The Marian Consort

BrusselsVoces Suaves – Bozar Next Generation

Allegri, Scarlatti, Lotti
Voces Suaves

Blandford ForumTenebrae – Light out of darkness - Music for the passion and mystery of Easter

Allegri, Victoria
David Gostick; Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir
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Make-over for Allegri’s Miserere in Sydney

Harry Christophers and The Sixteen © Molina Visuals
Is Allegri's Miserere really the most famous choral work of all time? Harry Christophers and the Sixteen offer a significantly altered version of this work, in a programme otherwise devoted to the religious music of Palestrina and Macmillan.
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The Queen of Heaven: The Sixteen at the Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam

The Sixteen and Harry Christophers © Molinavisuals
As part of the Muziekgebouw’s 2014 Choral Series, renowned chamber choir The Sixteen gave a passionate, committed performance of music by Palestrina, Allegri, and modern composer James MacMillan. 
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Tallis Scholars make a memorable Auckland debut at Holy Trinity Cathedral

Peter Phillips  ©  Albert Roosenburg
The Tallis Scholars have been one of the foremost Renaissance vocal ensemble since their inception forty years ago. This was the ensemble’s first visit to New Zealand (organised by Chamber Music New Zealand in partnership with the New Zealand Choral Federation and Dean Endowment Trust) and the performance quality made it worth every minute of the forty year wait.
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An evening of polyphony: The Tallis Scholars in Dresden

The Tallis Scholars  ©  Eric Richmond
Singing polyphonic music requires a specific sound. To be truly effective there must be a beautifully rounded and well blended choral sound, but at the same time the individual lines must be clearly decipherable within the overall texture. This is a balance that The Tallis Scholars seem to find effortless.
***11
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Heavenly music: The Sixteen in Oxford's Christ Church Cathedral

The Sixteen in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, 2012  ©  KT Bruce
The programme notes for The Sixteen’s 2013 Choral Pilgrimage draw attention to how composers have been inspired by the grandeur and beauty of their places of worship and work. In this context, the setting for The Sixteen’s concert in Oxford was more than suitable. Completed in 1200, Christ Church Cathedral is a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic architecture.
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