Sat September 5th - Sun September 13th, 2015
Bus will be arranged to pick participants up from NIce airport around 5pm Sat Sept 5th, for transfer to Triora, and return bus will leave Triora early morning Sunday Sept 13th for Nice airport Details to be confirmed.
Thomas Tallis and John Sheppard
Two of the most fascinating composers of the English Renaissance
A course for experienced choir singers Course tutor: Deborah Roberts
Thomas Tallis and John Sheppard were Catholic composers who composed for both the Catholic and Anglican rite. This course will look at a wide range of music in Latin and English that reflects the variety and richness of their output. The exact choice of pieces will depend on the scorings available from the singers who book for the course, but we would certainly hope to include some of the larger scale pieces from the reign of Queen Mary 1.
There will be opportunities for singing in smaller groups as well as with the main choir.
Singers need to have clear, well- focused voices with good control of vibrato and sense of pitch.
High soprano: (comfortable singing around the top of the stave for extended periods)
Alto: Male or female