Spem in alium numquam habui

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Thomas Tallis (c. 1505—1585) musician and composer


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(‘In no other is my hope’). A motet in 40 parts (eight five-voice choirs) by Tallis; it was commissioned to rival Striggio's 40-part motet Ecce beatam lucem and was first performed in 1568 or 1569.


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