Musical palindrome by Alvan Berg

A palindrome from Alban Berg's Opera Lulu

A Musical Palindrome:
From Tallis to Purcell and back

accompanied by an ensemble of early instruments, led by Richard Thomas and comprising:

Richard Thomas (cornett and recorder)

Jonathan Morgan (recorder)

Martyn Sanderson, Daniel Serafini, Patrick Kenny, Andrew van der Beek, Guy Morley (sackbuts),

Mark Coldrick (percussion)

Ceremonial Music from the 16th and 17th centuries

The Church of The Holy Trinity, Amberley

Nr Stroud

Saturday 30th June 2012


Te lucis ante terminum (accompanied)

Thomas Tallis

If ye love me, keep my commandments

Thomas Tallis

Libera nos, salva nos

John Sheppard
Instruments: Paduana, Galliard & Allmand  William Brade 

Diliges Dominum (written as a palindrome)

William Byrd 

Sing joyfully

William Byrd 

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary (accompanied)

Thomas Morley and Henry Purcell


Instruments: Musicke for His Majesty’s Cornetts and Sackbuts:

Matthew Locke

Air; Courante; Sarabande


Christus resurgens

Peter Philips

Ecce vicit Leo (double choir)

Peter Philips 

Instruments: Salva Nos 

Domine Alfonso Ferrabosco (the elder) 

Agnus Dei

Thomas Morley

When David heard that Absalom was slain

Thomas Weelkes

O Lord, grant the King a long life

Thomas Weelkes

Loquebantur variis linguis

Thomas Tallis

Te lucis ante terminum (accompanied)

Thomas Tallis

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