Spem in Alium
A Renaissance masterpiece, Spem in Alium climbs 14 in this year's chart
Tallis was no spring chicken when he set about finding the choral Holy Grail. Although it's hard to pin down, with no records of him at all before he was an adult, it would appear he was not far off seventy when he set the words of the Matins response, 'I have never put my hope in any other but you, O God of Israel'.
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