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Reviews 2015: (UK) Opera Today Review: "Taverner and Tavener, Fretwork, London" (by Claire Seymour, 22 Dec 2015)

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"‘Apt for voices or viols’: eager to maximise sales among the domestic market in Elizabethan England, publishers emphasised that the music contained in collections such as Thomas Morley’s First Book of Madrigals to Four Voices of 1594 was suitable for performance by any combination of singers and players. ...

Applying the same principle to a work from the sacred repertoire, in the first part of this deeply contemplative concert at King’s Place the viol consort Fretwork performed John Taverner’s Missa Gloria tibi trinitas, a Mass which was most probably first sung by the choir at Cardinal College (later Christ Church) Oxford, where Tavener was employed before 1530. The transference from voice to viol seems apt for this Mass, which is named after ..."

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