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  • And answer it he did: Apparently after its first performance at the palace of Nonsuch (or the Long Hall), Spem in alium moved Thomas Howard enough to remove a heavy gold chain from around his neck, placing it around Tallis 'own, thanking the older Thomas for the glorious piece he had crafted.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • And answer it he did: Apparently after its first performance at the palace of Nonsuch (or the Long Hall), Spem in alium moved Thomas Howard enough to remove a heavy gold chain from around his neck, placing it around Tallis 'own, thanking the older Thomas for the glorious piece he had crafted.

    Spem in Alium

  • Ms. Cardiff separately recorded the 40 individual voices singing their parts of the Tallis motet " Spem in alium " ; each was played back through one of the 40 speakers, placed at head height and arranged in an oval around the room.

    The White Light Spectrum

  • What is most impressive to me about the singing -- usually unaccompanied; these are compositions for the human voice, with Spem in alium pulling off a forty-part harmony -- is the unearthly sound of the children; the soprano parts were sung by boys.

    Archive 2008-05-25

  • And I've been listening to the polyphonic music of Thomas Tallis lately -- on a CD called Spem in alium, with David Willcocks directing the Saint John's College Choir.

    Archive 2008-05-25

  • Aegrotantes oves in alium locum transportandae sunt, ut alium aerem et aquam participantes, coalescant et corrobentur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Bulls especially, alium in pascuis non admittit, he will not admit another bull to feed in the same pasture, saith [6016] Oppin: which Stephanus Bathorius, late king of Poland, used as an impress, with that motto, Regnum non capit duos.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [6235] Mulier ut alienum virum non admittat praeter suum: Accipe fel hirci, et adipem, et exsicca, calescat in oleo, &c., et non alium praeter et amabit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aut alium cum ea invenies, aut isse alium reperies.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cistam posuit ex Medicorum consilio prope eum, in quem alium se mortuum fingentem pacuit; hic in cista jacens, &c. 3467.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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