Ian Woodfield


Examines the performance circumstances surrounding an early 17th-c. English adaptation of Thomas Tallis's 40-part motet, Spem in alium nunquam habui (Sing and glorify heaven's high majesty), for two investiture ceremonies in 1610 and 1616; the purpose of these two particular ceremonies are investigated. The resurrection of the work for the next investiture of the new Prince of Wales is proposed.



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