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A Moving Tribute

A recording dedicated
to David Trendell -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... intelligence and deep musicality ...'

In Memoriam - The Choir of King's College London. © 2016 Delphian Records Ltd

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the death of a famous musician generally prompted a memorial tribute that was compiled just from the music itself. Examples are abundant, but maybe Josquin's 'Deploration' on the demise of Johannes Ockeghem and Byrd's 'Ye Sacred Muses' in memory of his friend and teacher Thomas Tallis are the most renowned. In our modern age, it's not out of order that such a memorial should be fashioned not just from music, but through the medium of sound itself — and so it is with this tribute to David Trendell: organist, singer, choir-trainer, scholar, recording producer, whose music-making, in its diverse forms, touched the lives of those who came in contact with him in many different ways. This CD pays homage to him with new music, dedicated to his memory by friends, students and colleagues, with other pieces that represent some of his many and varied musical tastes, and even with one of his own editions...

Copyright © 18 May 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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IN MEMORIAM - THE CHOIR OF KING'S COLLEGE LONDON

DELPHIAN RECORDS LTD

CHORAL MUSIC

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

WILLIAM BYRD

GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA PALESTRINA

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