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Taverner Players

Band, GB
Singer / Musician / Composer of Classical

Founded in 1973, one of the world’s most interestingly comprehensive musical organisations, the Taverner Choir, Consort & Players, whose pioneering work in period performance practice has achieved a fuller understanding of Europe’s vast musical literature. Under the leadership of their founder and director, Andrew Parrott, the ensembles have established a worldwide reputation for first-rate performances based on adventurous and uncompromising scholarship.

        
Members
PortraitDavid Staff
tr
PortraitRoy Goodman
vn *1951 GB
PortraitJohn Toll
hps, org 1947-2001
PortraitSusan Sheppard
vc
Janet See
fl NL
PortraitJohn Holloway
vn *1948 GB
PortraitPaul Goodwin
ob GB
Marion Verbruggen
rec *1950 NL
PortraitJoseph Cornwell
voc GB
Popular Tracks   
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue in D Major, P. 37: I. Canon on A Baroque Festival by Andrew Parrott
Crucifixus a 10 on Vienetian Church & Secular Music by Taverner Choir, Taverner Consort, Taverner Players & Andrew Parrott
Bach, JS: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29: No. 1, Sinfonia on A Baroque Festival by Andrew Parrott
Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen, BWV 11: Aria - Ach, bleibe doch, mein liebstes Leben (Himmelfahrts-Oratorium) on Bach: Magnificat / Cantatas 4, 11 & 50 / Easter Oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach & Andrew Parrott
Mass in B Minor BWV 232, Missa: Kyrie eleison (chorus) [1st] on Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach & Andrew Parrott
Mass in B Minor BWV 232, Missa: Gloria in excelsis (chorus) on Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach & Andrew Parrott
Le Quattro Stagioni (from 'Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione', Op. 8): Concerto No. 1 in E major RV269, 'La primavera' on 100 Best Baroque by Various Artists
Solomon HWV67: Sinfonia: Act 3, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba on 100 Best Baroque by Various Artists
Vivaldi: Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons), Op. 8: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, RV 315, "L'Estate". III. Tempo impetuoso d'Estate (Presto) on Vivaldi: Four Seasons etc. by Antonio Vivaldi & Andrew Parrott
A Suite of Theatre Music: II. Rondeau (Abdelazer, or The Moor's Revenge Z.570 No. 2) on 100 Best Baroque by Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Western Wind : Mass By John Taverner & Court Music For Henry VIIIJohn Taverner, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2016Album
Mass Of Thanksgiving, Venice 1631Claudio Monteverdi / Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir And Taverner Players - Andrew Parrott2006Album
From Monteverdi To VivaldiAndrew Parrott, Taverner Players2003Compil.
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2002Album
Saint John Passion, Mass In B Minor, Easter Oratorio, Ascension OratorioJohann Sebastian Bach - Taverner Consort & Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2002Album
Venetian Church MusicGiovanni Gabrieli / Claudio Monteverdi / Antonio Vivaldi - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2001Album
Ich Habe Genug-Hunt Cantata & Wedding CantataEmma Kirkby, David Thomas, Jennifer Smith, Simon Davies, Michael George, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott, The Parley Of Instruments, Roy Goodman, Johann Sebastian Bach2000Album
Hail! Bright CeciliaHenry Purcell, Taverner Choir · Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort1995Album
Gloria, MagnificatTaverner Players, Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott, Antonio Vivaldi1994Album
Carol Album 2Andrew Parrott - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir & Taverner Players1993Album
Music For Christmas Volume II Number 4Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir And Taverner Players Directed By Andrew Parrott1993Compil.
The Christmas Album - Festive Music From Europe And AmericaAndrew Parrott - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir & Taverner Players1992Album
Madrigali Guerrieri Et Amorosi (1638) [Madrigals Of War And Love, From Book VIII]Claudio Monteverdi, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Players1992Album
Israel In EgyptGeorg Friedrich Händel, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1990Album
The Carol Album: Seven Centuries Of Christmas MusicAndrew Parrott - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir & Taverner Players1989Album
Carmelite Vespers (1707)Georg Friedrich Händel, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1989Album
Die Brandenburgischen Konzerte / The Brandenburg Concertos / Les Concertos BrandenbourgeoisJohann Sebastian Bach, John Holloway, Roy Goodman, Marion Verbruggen, John Toll, Paul Goodwin, Janet See, David Staff, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1989Album
Mass Of Thanksgiving / Danksagungs-Messe / Messe D'Action De Grâces (1631)Claudio Monteverdi / Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir And Taverner Players - Andrew Parrott1989Album
«Maestro De' Concerti»Antonio Vivaldi, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1988Album
Canon & GigueJohann Pachelbel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, Henry Purcell, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1988Album
Una "Stravanganza" Dei Medici - Intermedi (1589) Per "La Pellegrina"Andrew Parrott / Tessa Bonner / Emma Kirkby / Emily Van Evera / Nigel Rogers / Taverner Consort / Taverner Choir / Taverner Players1988Album
Ode On St. Cecilia's Day 1692, "Hail! Bright Cecilia"Henry Purcell, Nicholas Brady, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1986Album
Mass In B MinorJohann Sebastian Bach, Emma Kirkby, Emily Van Evera, Panito Iconomou, Christian Immler, Michael Kilian, Rogers Covey-Crump, David Thomas, Taverner Consort & Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1985Album
The Four SeasonsJohn Holloway / Andrew Parrott = Taverner Players : Antonio Vivaldi1984Album
Selva Morale E SpiritualeClaudio Monteverdi, Emma Kirkby • Nigel Rogers • Rogers Covey-Crump • David Thomas, Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1984Album
Vespro Della Beata Vergine (1610)Claudio Monteverdi, Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1984Album
Bach Cantatas (Ich Habe Genug, BWV 82 / Weichet Nur, Betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 (Wedding Cantata))Johann Sebastian Bach - Emma Kirkby, David Thomas, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1982Album
Dido & AeneasHenry Purcell - Emma Kirkby • Judith Nelson • David Thomas, Taverner Choir • Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1981Album
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