Tallis Scholars: Josquin Masses

December 4, 2020, 9:00 am

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With this ninth and final release in their Josquin Mass cycle, Peter Phillips and the Tallis Scholars come to three of his greatest works. Although all three Masses come roughly from his early middle age, together they form a perfect showcase for a genius who felt challenged to make each setting different. Phillips says, If one were looking for a superstar among Renaissance composers, then Josquin is unquestionably the front runner. He was a star in his lifetime and he has become a star again.”