Music of the Spires

Music of the Spires


Choral Masterpieces of Oxford

Music of the Spires is our celebration of the English choral tradition with a focus on repertoire from the Tudor period and present day. Each concert features a selection of music from sources held in the unparalleled collections of Oxford’s famous libraries as well as new pieces by our Associate Composers and others, combining to create programmes of great spiritual depth and sonic beauty in atmospheric and historic settings.

Programme
Judith Weir - Ave regina caelorum
Ludford - Ave cuius conceptio
Taverner - Quemadmodum
Tallis - A new commandment
Sheppard - The Lord’s Prayer
James MacMillan - Dominus dabit benignitatem
Parsons - Peccantem me quotidie
Byrd - O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth
Tallis - Miserere nostri
Byrd - Vigilate
Randle - O nata lux
de Monte - Super flumina Babylonis
Byrd - Quomodo cantabimus
Tallis - O nata lux
Gibbons - Almighty and everlasting God

Duration: 1 hour 30mins

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Full-Time Students & Under 18s:
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  • This is a fantastic initiative, providing a rare opportunity to hear this marvellous music in live performance in some of the country’s finest buildings.
       
    Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars
  • Sonic glimpses of not so much samsara as nirvana: molten sound, flowing in luminous streams towards resonant silences, perfectly judged.
       
    Audience member, December 2018

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