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Composer: Byrd, William (1540-1623)

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Year of birth1540
Year of death1623
NationalityUnited Kingdom
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LondonORA Singers

Whitacre, Byrd, Panufnik, Pott, Lauridsen, Tallis, Stucky, of Bingen, DiOrio, Park, Gjeilo, Palestrina, Prestini, Muhly, Bray, Clausen
Suzi Digby; ORA Singers

LondonViol Festival Grand Finale: Fantasies and Consort Works

Viol Festival Grand Finale: Fantasies and Consort Works
Byrd, Jenkins, Purcell, Parsons, Gibbons, Lawes
RCM students

LondonTemple Music 2018: The Sixteen - The Deer's Cry

Temple Music 2018: The Sixteen - The Deer's Cry
Byrd, Pärt, Tallis
Harry Christophers; The Sixteen

NottinghamThe Sixteen at Christmas

© Simon Jay Price
Sweelinck, Howells, Bennett, Walton, Kirbye, Byrd, Palestrina, Warlock
The Sixteen

BasingstokeThe Sixteen at Christmas

The Sixteen at Christmas
Sweelinck, Howells, Bennett, Walton, Kirbye, Leighton, Byrd, Palestrina, de Wert, Phibbs, McDowall, Sheppard, Warlock
The Orchestra of The Sixteen; Harry Christophers; The Sixteen
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Ancient and Modern: a beautiful Winter Chorale

Scottish Ensemble at St John's Kirk © Scottish Ensemble (2015)
The Scottish Ensemble is joined by I Fagiolini in a Winter Chorale linking ancient and modern music for Advent and Christmas. 
****1
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Ancient and modern juxtaposed at Milton Court

Harrison Birtwistle © Cecil Birtwistle
An intriguing programme marked by diversity and novelty from two world-beating ensembles. 
****1
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Ancient and Modern Christmas icons

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh © Carlos Delgado, Wikicommons
Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with pieces by Tavener, MacMillan and Lauridsen contrast with Byrd and Dowland in a thoughtful and moving performance of Christmas musical icons from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus.
****1
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Bostridge's Shakespeare Songs at Wigmore Hall

Ian Bostridge © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Shakespeare songs turned out to be more of a Shakespeare feast starring Antonio Pappano, Ian Bostridge and the exceptional Eve Best.
***11
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Tenderness and passion from Stile Antico and Fretwork

Stile Antico © Marco Borggreve
Ancient and modern Shakespeare settings, and music from Shakespeare's contemporaries given tender and passionate readings in a varied programme from Fretwork and Stile Antico.
*****
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