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Tallis Scholars

Fabrice Fitch

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.44550

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British vocal ensemble. Founded in 1973 by its director Peter Phillips, it specializes in a cappella performance of Renaissance polyphony. The group's membership is flexible and its approach choral rather than soloistic. A discography of over three dozen titles (all on its own label, Gimell) ranges through most of the Franco-Flemish composers from Ockeghem onwards, the Tudor period and the Iberian Renaissance. The group has been influential in broadening the appeal of Renaissance polyphony to modern audiences. In ...

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Subjects: Music

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