The Complete Works of Thomas Tallis, vol. IX

Signum Classics SIGCD042

Early Music America: The consort pieces ... are exceedingly bright and warm ... Lynda Sayce contributes an astonishing performance ...  the very simple and pure interpretation by Stephen Taylor is most affecting.

BBC Music Magazine: in this splendid series ... Laurence Cummings ... brings  ... (the ) music wonderfully to life.

Gramophone: this recording is a collection of delights ... including the smooth sound of Stephen Taylor's countertenor voice. ...  a splendid final offering by Chapelle du Roi"

Early Music Scotland: With the issue of this double CD, we reach the triumphant conclusion of one of the most fascinating and enjoyable complete works projects of recent times.

Early Music Today: a successful conclusion to the series, containing a good deal of previously unrecorded music.


In nomine 1 & 2, A Solfing Song, Salvator Mundi, Fantasia, Felix namque 2&1, When shall my sorrowful sighing slack, Like as the doleful dove, O ye tender babes , Purge me, O Lord, Per haec nos, A Point, Lesson: two parts in one, Remember not, Per haec nos, A Point, Lesson: two parts in one, Tu nimirum, When shall my sorrowful sighing slack, O ye tender babes, Ye sacred muses, Litany, Verset 1&2, Felix namque 1.

Charivari Agréable: Susanne Heinrich, Susanna Pell, Asako Morikawa, Ibrahim Aziz, Reiko Ichise - viols; Lynda Sayce - lute; Stephen Taylor - alto; Laurence Cummings, Andrew Benson-Wilson - organ