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The consort and keyboard music of William Byrd

O. W. Neighbour

The consort and keyboard music of William Byrd

by O. W. Neighbour

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Published by Faber Music in association with Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Byrd, William, -- 1542 or 3-1623.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOliver Neighbour.
    SeriesThe Music of William Byrd -- v.3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.B996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19801292M
    ISBN 100571100554
    OCLC/WorldCa12478800

    The first moments of the musical career of William Byrd were developed under the patronage of Thomas Tallisand the Magisterium. Currently don't have any certain knowledge about his early life, his apprenticeship and first compositions, but it seems that the first work that can be attributed with certainty is the five-voice madrigal entitled Crowned with flowers and lilies (crowned with flowers. By William Byrd. Piano Book. William Byrde (), an English composer of the Renaissance era, wrote various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard, and consort music. This collection contains several of Byrde's popular works for keyboard. 24 ry: Piano Collection.

    A consort of instruments in which all of the instruments constituting it are from one family, e.g. a consort of viols. A significant collection of English keyboard music from the s. It included a variety of genres such as madrigals and dances. William Byrd. An English composer represented in the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, along with. William Byrd (c) was an English composer of the Renaissance period, remembered for his church music, choral works, consort music and pieces for keyboard. This Coranto is among his many contributions to an important collection of keyboard music from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods, known as The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book.

    Context and Meaning in William Byrd’s Consort Songs.” Choral Evensong remained at St. Mark’s Cathedral, once again preceded by Mr. Williams’ recital, “The Flourishing of European Keyboard Music: William Byrd and His Contemporaries in Europe,” with Solemn Latin Masses again celebrated at Holy Rosary and St. Patrick churches. Dr. William Byrd ( or late – 4 July ) was an English composer of the wrote in many of the forms current in England at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard (the so-called virginalist school) and consort music.


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The consort and keyboard music of William Byrd by O. W. Neighbour Download PDF EPUB FB2

Throughout, the musicianship is immediate and wholly committed, and the combination of Rose Consort and Red Byrd is a winning one, as can be evidenced on a number of other Naxos recordings of 'early' music, such as Gibbons Gibbons: Consort and Keyboard Music, Songs and Anthems, and Tomkins Tomkins: Consort Music for Viols and Voices/Keyboard Music.5/5(5).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: music ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --In nomines --Consort hymns and misereres --Consort music in five and six parts: fantasias, variations, pavans and Galliard --Consort fantasias in three and four parts --Organ antiphons and hymns --Grounds and related keyboard pieces --Keyboard variations --Almans, smaller.

William Byrd is regarded by many as the greatest composer England has ever produced, as a kind of musical Shakespeare. He was certainly one of the greatest of the composers of the Seconda Prattica from around the period of the Reformation and Counter Reformation.

The collection of consort music here is simply superb/5. The consort and keyboard music of William Byrd. [O W Neighbour] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. BYRD: Consort and Keyboard Music / Songs and Anthems by William Byrd.

Listen to classical music CDs online. 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 also wrote virginal and organ music that elevated the English keyboard style.

Life. Of Byrd’s origins and early life in London little is known. Neighbour, The Consort and Keyboard Music of William Byrd Book, also of ' But there is no earlier instrumental collection to place alongside the Cantiones sacrae ofand seventeenth-century sources, including the two printed ones that contain instrumental music by Byrd,2 are just as likely to transmit old pieces as up-to-date ones.

Oliver Neighbour’s book The Consort and Keyboard Music of William Byrd has also been a constant companion; those who know it will easily recognise the influence it has had on the organisation of the works and on the texts that follow.

It would have been impossible for me to say ‘as Neighbour has shown’ each time I have drawn on his ideas. Listen free to William Byrd – BYRD: Consort and Keyboard Music / Songs and Anthems (Pavan, Galliard and more). 17 tracks (). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems.

The company has pioneered the idea of the 'series' and proudly includes series of such composers as Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Parry, Walton, Grainger, Berkeley and Bridge.

To me the keyboard works provide some contrast to the viols. The version of "John Come Kiss Me Now" being played with confidence and panache, and interesting to compare with Davitt Moroney's version on the Byrd Complete Keyboard works CD, a fascinating set of variations indeed.(I think I /5(9).

In the case of My Lord of Oxenford's Masque, the composer (possibly but not certainly William Byrd) evokes a martial scene, whether a battle or a military march. He takes a popular tune (which he also exploited at least twice for keyboard music, as in the march before the battle) known for its stolid character and square rhythms.

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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.

Byrd: Consort and Keyboard Music / Songs and Anthems, an album by William Byrd on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.

William Byrd has been claimed across the spectrum of political and musical opinion as one of England’s greatest composers. Church music lovers celebrate his liturgical music—as passionate as any Italian ever wrote and far more politically daring in the context of Protestant Elizabethan England—while Marxist critic Ernst Hermann Meyer (in English Chamber Music, ) applauded his.

Buy Byrd: Music for Viols, Voices and Keyboard by Byrd, William, Rose Consort of Viols, Red Byrd, Roberts, Timothy, Bonner, Tessa from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Byrd: The Complete Keyboard Music William Byrd Complete Consort Music (SACD/CD - plays on all CD players) Phantasm.

out of 5 stars Audio CD. The set also comes with a book which provides a brief but well done overview of Byrd's work and information on each of the keyboard compositions on the seven discs.5/5(25).

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.

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.

Introduction. William Byrd (b. c. –d. ) was the most versatile and prolific of English Renaissance musical career lasted nearly six decades, and more than of his works have survived.

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.[34 PDF + 17 MP3 + 13 MIDI] - William Byrd (between and ? 4 July ) was an English composer of the Renaissance.

He lived until well into the seventeenth century without writing music in the new Baroque fashion, but his keyboard works are said to have marked the beginning of the Baroque organ and harpsichord style.

William Byrd is believed to have been born insince in his.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.