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The Rosslyn Motet / Chartres Singers, Tallis Chamber Choir


Release Date: 05/08/2007 
Label:  Divine Art   Catalog #: 24122   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  AnonymousThomas Mitchell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Chamber Choir membersChartres Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Hidden away in strange carvings on the arches of Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh (immortalised in "The Da Vinci Code") is the cymatic notation of an ancient hyymn, possibly coded by members of a cult of John the Baptist linked to the original (real) Knights Templar). Now de-coded, so forget the myths and fictions about the Holy Grail - this is the REAL Rosslyn secret.

“There’s no doubt about it: the [Rosslyn] music is gravely beautiful in its relative simplicity, and credibly ‘ancient’. It is performed by an accomplished, pure-toned quartet of singers. [The Chartres piece] is both sober and appealing. This passes what might be called a ‘blindfold test’: I enjoyed the music even before I knew what was behind it.”
Read more Raymond S. Tuttle, International Record Review
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Works on This Recording

1. Rosslyn Motet by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tallis Chamber Choir members
2. Songs of the Chartres Labyrinth by Thomas Mitchell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chartres Singers
Period: 20th Century 

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