Owen Rees

Contrapunctus is an early-music vocal ensemble directed by Owen Rees and dedicated to passionate interpretations informed by authoritative insight and understanding.

New CD Released – In the Midst of Life: Music from the Baldwin Partbooks

Following its nomination for a Gramophone Early Music Award in 2014, Contrapunctus releases an album of motets from the Baldwin Tudor partbooks, on the theme of mortality. The album includes Sheppard's epic 'Media vita' and other Tudor gems by Byrd, Parsons, Mundy, Taverner, Gerarde and Tallis, with Contrapunctus's own reconstructions of the missing tenor parts. Click here to purchase a copy from Amazon or iTunes.

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