Thereafter succeeding generations of the family are described as gentlemen. William Byrd was born in London, [1] the son of another Thomas Byrd about whom nothing further is known, and his wife, Margery. In his will, dated 15 November , he describes himself as "in the 80th year of [his] age", suggesting a birthdate of or His two brothers were choristers at St.

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Goltijas Introspection Late Night Partying. Haec dies is a six-part Latin motet by the renaissance English composer William Byrd It is one of only four six-part works contained in this mostly five-part collection. Both works are similarly jubilant in style and are contained in the Cantiones sacrae.

The Complete Argo Recordings. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Music for Passiontide and Easter. It is included in his Cantiones sacrae of It contains some most remarkable hemiola, both simultaneous and consecutive. This work is unique. The site is also available in several languages. This work seems to have been conceived with Cantate Domino, with which it shares many features.

The jubilant style is very accessible to a modern audience, and it is an often-performed work. This text is most often used at Easter and the setting which Byrd has produced byfd perfect for this season. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. These similarities include a triple-meter middle section, similar length of their tripartite formal structure and similarly placed pauses. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

Other recordings available for download. Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Treasures of English Chamber Music. Drawn from three key periods: It was also widely believed that these were the final words of the Jesuit Father Edmund Campion who was tortured and executed having arrived from the Continent to minister to the Catholic wipliam in England. Masterpieces of Sacred Polyphony. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Particularly noteworthy are the dazzling Alleluias with which the piece ends, which are based on a passage in the bass.

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