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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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LondonRutter Requiem: Into Night Time

Byrd, Tallis, MacMillan, Kodály, Rutter, Park, Whitacre, Lauridsen
London Choral Sinfonia; Michael Waldron; Kim-Lillian Strebel

SingaporeVCH Presents Gold 50: The King's Singers

Ley, Chilcott, Palestrina, Tallis, Byrd, Stanford, Traditional, Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Simon, Muhly, Bennett
The King's Singers

LondonBritten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk

Britten Sinfonia: Rhapsody in Blue with Jeremy Denk
Byrd, Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Stravinsky, Nancarrow, Milhaud, Gershwin
Britten Sinfonia; Jeremy Denk

CardiffMusic for Lent

© https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-3276
Tallis, Lukaszewski, Byrd, Bach, MacMillan
David Young; Cardiff Polyphonic Choir; David Geoffrey Thomas

LondonChantage

Lotti, Byrd, Leighton, Lukaszewski, Clucas, Taverner, Sharrock, Whitacre
James Davey; Chantage
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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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