Jul 10

Derelinquit impius [Let the wicked forsake his way] (Isaiah 55:7) – Thomas Tallis

Russian icon of the Prophet Isaiah, 18th century (iconostasis of Transfiguration Church, Kizhi monastery, Karelia, Russia)

Russian icon of the Prophet Isaiah, 18th century

Isaiah 55:7 [Written and sung in Latin]

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.


Derelinquit impius, no. 13, from Cantiones quae ab argumento sacrae vocantur (1575) – by Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)

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Apr 09

Dum transisset Sabbatum [When the Sabbath was past] (Mark 16:1-2) – Thomas Tallis

Thomas Tallis, c. 1505–1585

Thomas Tallis, c. 1505–1585 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mark 16:1-2 [Latin]

And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.

And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.


Dum transisset Sabbatum, from William Byrd’s and Thomas Tallis’ Cantiones sacrae (1575), composed by Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)


Performed by Alamire, directed by David Skinner

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