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Phantasm - Tye - Presto Classical


30 September 2017
Presto Classical
Katherine Cooper

In all honesty, I wasn't really expecting an entire disc of In Nomines for viol consort to get my pulse racing, but that's exactly what these vibrant, full-blooded performances do - the music really dances, and in such a way that at times it feels as if the tavern or the theatre is never very far away, despite the largely penitential vibe of the track-list!
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