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The Music of William Byrd.

The Music of William Byrd.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Byrd, William, 1542 or 3-1623 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.B996 M9 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4441171M
    ISBN 100520034864
    LC Control Number79102562

    Byrd, William. Lincoln c. - Stondon Massey Biography. The virginal music. Sources are marked in brackets: NE numbers are those in Nevell, PA in . The life and activities of Elizabethan composer William Byrd exhibit many connections with the literary world of his time. As a composer of secular vocal music, Byrd knew and used contemporary poetry as texts for his songs, and he likely knew many prominent poets personally. For many years he held the patent for music printing, in effect controlling broad dissemination of poetry in the medium.

      William Byrd was one of the finest composers of his age and one of the very finest English composers ever to have lived. Almost of his pieces have survived: church music with Latin texts; church music with English texts; partsongs and madrigals; consort songs; instrumental ensemble music; and keyboard music. Songs of Sundrie Natures () (The Collected Works of William Byrd) (Volume 13) by Fellowes, EH (ed) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Today's post will focus on another classic for large wind ensemble: Gordon Jacob's William Byrd Suite. Jacob wrote many pieces for band (which we will explore more of in the near future), but the William Byrd Suite is probably his most famous. Extensive program Author: Jonathan Caldwell.   The Marian Consort’s new album, Singing in Secret, is dedicated to Byrd’s clandestine Catholic music, a project dreamed up long before we had .


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The Music of William Byrd, Vol. III: Consort and Keyboard Music Hardcover – Decem by Oliver Neighbour (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See Cited by: 9.

"The Masses and Motets of William Byrd (The Music of William Byrd). Author:Kerman, Joseph. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

William Byrd was the first composer to write music specially for the harpsichord or Virginal. His music is among the best for harpsichord and among my favorite music (I am a professional harpsichord player). This book gives you a splendid edition of his best music for a very low price/5(7).

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Named Person: William Byrd; William Byrd: Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Keyboard Music of William Byrd. William Byrd () was one of England's most gifted and respected composers of the late Renaissance.

Justly called "a father of music" even during his lifetime, he had that rare ability to see the future without being rejected by his own time. on the composer William Byrd. A book published a year ago, for exam-ple, William Byrd: Gentleman of the Chapel Royal by John Harley, pre-sents a mass of new archival data-starting with the news that our man was born three years earlier than we thought.

(By including his dates in the title of this lecture, I meant to be dramatic, not pedantic. William Byrd (c) was one of the finest composers of the Tudor period. Though a Catholic who plied his trade during the reign of the Protestant Elizabeth I – a notoriously fraught era for those on the wrong side of the religious divide – he was so highly rated by the queen that she gave him (along with Thomas Tallis, a fellow Catholic) an exclusive licence to publish music.

Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period. He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c), both as an editor and a historian. He also studied other composers working during the period, including John Taverner, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, and Thomas Weelkes.

John Harley has published extensively on Tudor music and musicians, including four books with Ashgate: William Byrd: Gentleman of the Chapel Royal (), Orlando Gibbons and the Gibbons Family of Musicians (), William Byrd's Modal Practice () and The World of William Byrd Author: John Harley.

Publisher: London ; Boston: Faber and Faber, Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Byrd, William, -- or -- Criticism and interpretation.

William Byrd, (born /40, London, England—died July 4,Stondon Massey, Essex, England), English organist and composer of the Shakespearean age who is best known for his development of the English madrigal. He also wrote virginal and organ music that elevated the English keyboard style.

50+ videos Play all Mix - Coranto - William Byrd - Fitzwilliam virginal Book YouTube La Volta by William Byrd (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) - Duration: Ernst's Early Mu views. My Ladye Nevells Booke (British Library MS Mus. ) is a music manuscript containing keyboard pieces by the English composer William Byrd, and, together with the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, one of the most important collections of Renaissance keyboard music.

Although Byrd had written many English pieces, he is best remembered for his Latin sacred music. The two sets of ‘Cantiones sacrae’, published in and. The Keyboard Music of William Byrd - John Sankey William Byrd () was one of England's most gifted and respected composers of the late called "a father of music" even during his lifetime, he had that rare ability to see the future without being rejected by his own time.

He composed in almost every genre of his day: Latin motets and masses, vernacular sacred music, secular songs for accompanied solo voice or small vocal ensemble, and a wide variety of music for keyboard and strings. xxviii p., 1 l., p. 24 cm. The secret diary of William Byrd of Westover, Item PreviewPages: Among close to three hundred pieces contained in the most famous keyboard manuscript of the English Renaissance, now known as The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, is William Byrd’s “The Earl of Oxford March” (Fitzwilliam II ).

The Oxford March has become well known to present day early music enthusiasts, and apparently was well known at the beginning of its life as well (Musica Britannica. Find William Byrd bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Byrd was the leading English composer of his.

Early Music America 'Emulating William Byrd's own mastery of counterpoint, John Harley brings together every individual known to have had significant contact with the composer and, with Byrd himself as the cantus firmus, narrates how they and their activities interacted with and impinged upon Byrd.'Author: John Harley.

A Note on Byrd’s Anglican Music. It has already been noted that the first conference devoted to Byrd was in Titled “The English-Texted Music of William Byrd,” it was organized by Richard Rastall and took place on Saturday 11 September in the Department of Music at the University of Leeds.William Byrd has 70 books on Goodreads with 32 ratings.

William Byrd’s most popular book is Popular Pieces for Piano Solo.Even in an era so richly stocked with great names, William Byrd demands particular attention as the most prodigiously talented, prolific, and versatile composer of his contemporaries. Byrd was born in aboutand it is assumed that he was a chorister in the Chapel Royal (his brothers were choristers at St.

Paul's Cathedral) and a student of Thomas Tallis.