Tallis’ Canon

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Thomas Tallis provided the tune now known as TALLIS’ CANON for Matthew Parker’s Psalter published around 1561 as a setting of Psalm 67. Thomas Ravenscroft published a version of the tune without repeats in his Whole Book of Psalmes which is the version of the tune most often used today.

See a list of other hymn and chorale themes here.

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