John Taverner

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Born: 1490-1545
Nationality: English
Best Known For:
regarded as one of the most important English composers of his era
Notable Compositions:
most compositions date from the 1520s and include masses and motets, including Missa Gloria Tibi Trinitas, Western Wind Mass, Dum Transisset Sabbatum and several Magnificats
Assignments:
first Organist and Master of the Choristers at Christ Church, Oxford, appointed by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey; eventually moved to Boston, Lincolnshire, where he was a land owner and fairly well off, and appointed alderman shortly before his death
Curious Facts:
20th century composer John Tavener claimed to be a direct descendant of Taverner
REPERTOIRE : Western Wind Mass Gloria
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REPERTOIRE : Western Wind Mass Credo
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REPERTOIRE : Western Wind Mass Sanctus/Benedictus
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REPERTOIRE : Western Wind Mass Agnus Dei
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Renaissance: Reawakened 11/16/2014
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