Holy Shit---so beautiful! Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis HQ: The BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis at Gloucester Cathedral, where in 1910, it was played and conducted for the first time by composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585) Thomas Tallis was from humble monastic choral foundations but rose to be the foremost member of England’s Chapel Royal. He is often referred to as the "father of English church music". Tallis and William Byrd were granted an exclusive license to print and publish music by Elizabeth I.