Extra Credit 1 - Excerpt 1 Thomas Tallis "Spem in...

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Excerpt 1 Thomas Tallis "Spem in Alium" 1505 was an interesting year for the Renaissance. The people were busy inventing, exploring, and composing. Leonardo DaVinci had just completed painting the Mona Lisa and flying machine designs. Juan DeBurmudez had discovered Bermuda. In Scotland, barbers were becoming allowed to double as surgeons. In England, the composer Thomas Tallis was born. Tallis’ history as a youth is not well known. By 1532, he had become an organist. By the 1540s, the Renaissance was in full swing and the Earth was fully being searched. In 1540, the Grand Canyon was discovered. In 1541, The Mississippi was discovered. In 1542, the first German set foot in Japan and Tallis was appointed Gentleman of the Royal Court in England of King Henry 8. Tallis served both Catholic and Protestant Royalty successfully. He also wrote both Anglican and Catholic liturgies. In 1543 William Byrd was born. Byrd would become Tallis’ student, college, and then successor. By 1575, Queen Elisabeth granted Tallis
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