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Title: The Complete Keyboard Music
Otros títulos: Keyboard music
La música para teclado completo
Intérprete/ Colaborador: William Byrd; Davitt Moroney
Código CDU: Byr.02
Forma Musical: Harpsichord music. Keyboard instrument music
Abstract: 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 about 1543, and 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. He was named organist and master of choristers of Lincoln Cathedral at the age of 20, where he wrote most of his works in English and music for Anglican services. This music and his anthems provided the young English church with some of its finest music. In 1570 he was appointed a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, where he shared the post of organist with Thomas Tallis. Queen Elizabeth I, despite Byrd's intense commitment to Catholicism, was one of his benefactors, and granted him and Tallis a patent to print music in 1575. Their first publication was a collection of five- to eight-part, Latin motets, but they published little else. ...


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1. Will yow wal ... o wylde BK85 (muselar).wav 4:31 45.59Mb WAV audio wav
2. Ut, Re, Mee, ... Person BK58 (muselar).wav 3:00 30.28Mb WAV audio wav
3. Go from my window BK79 (harpsichord HB).wav 4:14 42.81Mb WAV audio wav
4. Fantasia BK6 ... rsion](harpsichord HB).wav 7:07 71.83Mb WAV audio wav
5. Fortune my F ... Delight BK6 (muselar).wav 3:57 39.87Mb WAV audio wav
6. Fantasia BK63 (harpsichord HB).wav 4:26 44.69Mb WAV audio wav
7. Corranto BK45 (harpsichord HB).wav 1:10 11.78Mb WAV audio wav
8. The Mayden's Songe BK82 (chamber organ).wav 5:27 55.06Mb WAV audio wav
9. A Grounde BK86 (muselar).wav 5:48 58.49Mb WAV audio wav
10. A Fancie BK ... rsion](harpsichord HB).wav 4:03 40.95Mb WAV audio wav
11. O quam glor ... regnum EKM48 (muselar).wav 7:01 70.85Mb WAV audio wav
12. The Hunt's Up BK40 (harpsichord HB).wav 7:14 73.01Mb WAV audio wav

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