William Byrd

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Byrd was the leading English composer of his generation, and with Palestrina and Lassus, was acknowledged a master of the late Renaissance.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Mass for 4 voices (SATB) 1592 13:54 Choral
Mass for 5 Voices (SATTB) 1590 16:11 Choral
My Lord of Oxenford's Mask (From Thomas Morley's "The First Booke of Consort Lessons") 1590 01:54 Keyboard Chamber Music
Browning a 5, for instrumental consort ("The Leaves Bee Greene") 1590 04:08 Chamber Music
Mass for 3 Voices (ATB) 1590 14:02 Choral
Come to me, grief, for ever, consort song for voice & 4 viols 1580 05:08 Vocal Music
Pavan and galliard a 6, for instrumental consort in C major 1600 03:49 Orchestral Chamber Music
Fair Britain isle, song for voice & 4 viols 1612 05:58 Vocal Music
My mistress had a little dog, consort song for voices & 4 viols 1590 06:07 Vocal Music
Rowland (or "Lord Willoughby's Welcome home"), variations for keyboard, MB 7 1590 02:25 Keyboard
The March before the Battle, or, The Earl of Oxford's March, for keyboard, MB 93 1590 03:23 Keyboard
Ave verum corpus (also anthem: "O Lord, God of Israel"), motet for 4 voices (SATB) 1605 04:12 Choral
Wolsey's Wild (Wilson's Wild), variations for keyboard, MB 37 1590 01:44 Keyboard
Haec dies, motet for 6 voices (SSATTB) 1580 02:26 Choral
Alman (The Queen's Alman), for keyboard, MB 10 1590 03:18 Keyboard
Sing Joyfully, anthem for 6 voices (SSAATB) 1590 02:38 Choral
Lullaby, my sweet little baby, madrigal for 5 voices (SSATB) & viols 1588 05:53 Vocal Music Choral
Lavolta, for keyboard No. 2 in G minor, MB 91 1590 01:58 Keyboard
Laudibus in sanctus (also anthem "Praise the Lord among His Holy ones"), motet for 5 voices (SSATB) 1580 05:33 Choral
Ye sacred Muses (elegy for Thomas Tallis), consort song for voice & 4 viols 1590 03:54 Vocal Music
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