VENI CREATOR (Tallis)

VENI CREATOR (Tallis)

Composer: Thomas Tallis
Published in 3 hymnals


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Composer: Thomas Tallis

Thomas Tallis (b. Leicestershire [?], England, c. 1505; d. Greenwich, Kent, England 1585) was one of the few Tudor musicians who served during the reigns of Henry VIII: Edward VI, Mary, and Elizabeth I and managed to remain in the good favor of both Catholic and Protestant monarchs. He was court organist and composer from 1543 until his death, composing music for Roman Catholic masses and Anglican liturgies (depending on the monarch). With William Byrd, Tallis also enjoyed a long-term monopoly on music printing. Prior to his court connections Tallis had served at Waltham Abbey and Canterbury Cathedral. He composed mostly church music, including Latin motets, English anthems, settings of the liturgy, magnificats, and two sets of lamentations… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: VENI CREATOR (Tallis)
Composer: Thomas Tallis
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 11715 54556 71117
Key: c minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion Volume 10 Number 6 October 1988 General, All Saints, Reformation, Thanksgiving: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; G. Winston Cassler
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1988) pp. 15
  • Thirty-Five Interludes on Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Joseph W. Clokey
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1958) pp. 44

Instances

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Audio

Small Church Music #5015

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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