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Allegri - Miserere (25th Anniversary Edition)

Chosen by BBC Music Magazine as one of the 50 Greatest Recordings of all time and widely regarded as the finest recording of Allegri's Miserere, this landmark recording made in Merton College Chapel, Oxford, set new standards for the performance and recording of unaccompanied sacred music and proved an immediate artistic and commercial success, reaching number one in the UK HMV Classical Chart in February 1981.

Listen on Apple Music, Spotify and most other streaming services. Search keywords: PHILLIPS ALLEGRI MUNDY

​To buy the CD or Download, listen to samples or view the track-list please click the link to Presto Music.

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this famous recording, a specially re-mastered version is now available in high resolution, see here.


The 1980 recording that not only made the Tallis Scholars a household name, but effectively led the way to today's great wave of exceptional mixed-voice choirs. Alison Stamp is faultless in the exceptionally testing soprano solo - top Cs and all - while, with the choir and solo quartet placed some distance apart, the perfect acoustic of Merton College Chapel is captured to perfection by Gimell.

Jeremy Pound

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