Tallis Scholars: Heinrich Isaac at 500
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Tallis Scholars: Heinrich Isaac at 500

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Early Music

Tallis Scholars: Heinrich Isaac at 500

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 8pm

Church of St. Mary the Virgin

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2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Netherlandish Renaissance composer Heinrich Isaac, whose career spanned the European continent and encompassed both sacred and secular genres. Though less widely known today than his contemporary Josquin des Prez, his work has nonetheless been massively influential. The Tallis Scholars return to Miller to celebrate the legacies of these prolific composers, performing two of Isaac’s motets alongside selections from Josquin, John Browne, and Nicolas Gombert.


  • Josquin des Prez Gaude virgo
  • Josquin Stabat mater
  • Josquin Absalom fili mi
  • Nicolas Gombert Lugebat Absalom
  • Heinrich Isaac Optime divino
  • John Browne Stabat juxta
  • Isaac Tota pulcra es
  • Josquin Inter natos mulierum
  • Gombert Regina caeli a 10

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