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Composer: Praetorius, Hieronymus (1560-1629)

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Year of birth1560
Year of death1629
NationalityUnknown
PeriodEarly
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Oslo Church Music Festival: Passion and poetry with The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars  ©  Eric Richmond
It would seem that Easter has come early to Oslo. Friday marked the opening of the Oslo International Church Music Festival, a festival that this year is devoted to the ever-paschal theme of the passion. The opening concert was held in the Oslo Cathedral and was sung by the British vocal ensemble The Tallis Scholars.The concert focused on passion, in both senses of the word.
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Cool and understated beauty from the Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars,  ©  Eric Richmond
The last Sunday night before Christmas is traditionally an evening for carol services, but the Tallis Scholars gave a cool and stylish alternative, performing a selection of works devoted to the Virgin Mary at the Sage, Gateshead.
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Tallis Scholars weave rich tapestries of polyphony at Richardson Auditorium

©  Eric Richmond
The Tallis Scholars enraptured a sold-out Alexander Hall at Richardson Auditorium in Princeton, living up to the high standards that audiences have set for the world-renowned ensemble. Their wide-ranging repertoire was reflected in Monday’s performance, which offered a mix of traditional pieces by composers such as Palestrina as well as contemporary works.
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