Tallis in performance

  title={Tallis in performance},
  author={Timothy Ryan Day},
  journal={Early Music},
  pages={683 - 692}
  • T. Day
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • History
  • Early Music
I n 1956 the first long-playing record devoted to the music of Thomas Tallis was issued by the American record company Vanguard. It included five hymns and the Lamentations: ‘Magnificent music, beautifully sung, finely recorded’, was one distinguished and exacting English critic’s opinion. He thought that the artists sang ‘with real style and conviction’. An American critic thought the performances ‘little short of perfection’. Fifteen years later, on a reissue of the disc, a reviewer… 
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