Tomkins: Cathedral Music

Tomkins: Cathedral Music

St George's Chapel Choir Windsor, Christopher Robinson (conductor)


Thomas Tomkins’s father was Master of the Choir at St David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, and it was there that Thomas was born in 1572, and received his early musical education. About 1594 he was sent to London to study with William Byrd, and in 1596 he was appointed Master of the Choir of Worcester Cathedral.

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