John Taverner

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John Taverner (1490-1545) was an important English composer of the Reformation period, highly regarded for his masses and motets.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Mass "The Western Wind," for 4 voices 1530 Choral
Dum transisset sabbatum (i), motet for 5 (another version exists for 4) voices 1530 Choral
Kyrie "Leroy", for 4 voices 1520 Choral
In Nomine, for 4 parts (arrangements exist for consort & for keyboard) 1520 Chamber Music
Mater Christi, antiphon for 5 voices 1520 Choral
Missa "Gloria Tibi Trinitas" for six voices Choral
O Wilhelme, pastor bone, antiphon for 5 voices (lost, but same as Christe Jesu; lacks tenor part) Choral
Quemadmodum, for 6 parts, perhaps for viols Chamber Music
O splendor gloriae, antiphon for 5 voices (poss. spurious) Choral
Missa "Mater Christi", for 5 voices (lacks tenor part) Choral
Dum transisset sabbatum (ii), motet for 5 voices Choral
Audivi vocem de coelo, motet for 4 voices Choral
Magnificat, for 4 voices (sexti toni) Choral
Christe Jesu, pastor bone, antiphon for 5 voices (lacks tenor part) 1526 Choral
Missa "Corona Spinea", for 6 voices Choral
Alleluia, veni electa mea, motet for 4 voices Choral
Gaude plurimum, antiphon for 5 voices Choral
Ex eius tumba: Sospitati dedit aegros, for 5 voices Choral
Missa "O Michael", for 6 voices Choral
Te Deum laudamus (Te aeternem Patrem), motet for 5 voices (lacks tenor part) Choral
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