horizontal line

There’s more Tallis on the menu in Loquebantur – Music from the Baldwin Partbooks (Delphian DCD 34160) which finds The Marian Consort and Rose Consort of Viols exploring Baldwin’s eclectic collection of material, both well-known (Tallis, Byrd, Taverner) and rarities (Aston, Gerarde, Hollander, and Baldwin himself). The singers’ splendid lack of self-indulgence, unfussy with an energy-rich legato, impresses, and they excel in passages of gentleness. I’ll never be convinced by the high pitch of their other- wise beautifully sung Suscipe quaeso, but it’s mostly admirable from an ensemble of considerable personality and artistic maturity.

REBECCA TAVENER Read the full review on Agora Classica


   Read full review   


To continue reading, please upgrade to a premium account. You will have immediate full access.



Read more classical music reviews online here:



Choir & Organ, 2016 - ©Rhinegold Publishing