Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tallis’s Miserere Nostri – Beauty in structure

It’s often said of J S Bach’s works in particular that they’re ‘too academic’, ‘too boring’, and yet nothing could be further from the truth. Tallis shows us in his strangely-scored if beautiful Miserere Nostri (à 7) that it’s possible to marry broad brush strokes of harmony with intricately conceived counterpoint.

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