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William Byrd

William Byrd (Composer)

Born: c. 1540, Lincoln

Died: 4th July 1623, Stondon Massey

Nationality: English

William Byrd was an English composer of the Renaissance. Widely considered to be one of the greatest composers of the Renaissance and one of the greatest British composers, he had a huge influence on composers both from his native England and those on the continent. He 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. Although he produced sacred music for Anglican services, sometime during the 1570s he became a Roman Catholic and wrote Catholic sacred music later in his life.

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  • Tallis, Thomas/Byrd, William: Cantiones Sacrae (1575)
    Vocal Score CHOR
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  • William Byrd: Mass For Three Voices (1961 Edition)
    Vocal Score ATB/MENS VCES
    Sheet Music: $9.50
  • Byrd, W: Fantasia a 5
    Individual Part BASS REC
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  • Byrd, W: Fantasia a 5
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  • CHOR
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  • William Byrd: Eight Fragmentary Songs: from Edward Paston's Lute-Book GB-Lbl Add. MS 31992 edited and reconstructed by Andrew Johnstone
    Sheet Music: $27.75
  • Byrd, William: Organ and Keyboard Works
    ORG/KBD
    Sheet Music: $37.00
  • William Byrd: Haec Dies
    Choral Score SATB
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  • Score STR ORCH
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  • William Byrd Suite
    Score and Parts STR ORCH
    Sheet Music: $61.25
  • PF
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