Music of henry purcell the complete alfred deller vanguard. We will listen to medieval chant, folksongs, court composers and more. My beloved spake alfred deller, countertenor april cantelo, soprano gerald english, tenor maurice bevan, baritone the deller consort kalmar orchestra of london walter bergmann, harpsichord. He wrote in many of the forms current in england at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard the socalled virginalist school and. Deller consort directed by mark deller singing a cappella. The cardinalls musick have now completed of one of the most exciting early music recording projects of all time. He wrote in many of the forms current in england at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard the socalled virginalist school, and consort music. William byrd deller consort, alfred deller messes 1989. William byrd biography facts, childhood, family life. The t catalogue numbers are from richard turbets william byrd. Indeed, while fretwork released a complete consort music disc in 2001, this current recording has four tracks more than the fretwork album. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search.
Mass for three voices by deller consort alfred deller. Deller consort directed by mark deller singing a cappellla rosemary hardy. Byrd was the leading english composer of his generation, and with palestrina and lassus, was acknowledged a master of the late renaissance. The marketing blurb informs us that this is the first complete collection of william byrds consort music, including new hymn settings that are premiere recordings. Program notes and texts with english translations on container. Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. There were many, but this one, ovc 8101, published in 1996, was the first installment in a series which went from ovc 8100 to 8117. Complete your william byrd deller consort, alfred deller.
The silver swan and other madrigal masterpieces of gibbons. The bells byrd, william movementssections movtssecs. Renaissance music, christian liturgical music, choral. William byrd was a english composer that lived during the renaissance, who made numerous compositions in the forms of sacred texts, secular polyphony, keyboard, and consort music. Harmonia mundi sacred music box 30cd set with scholl, andreas, mellon, agnes on cd. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Books by william byrd author of popular pieces for piano solo. At age seven he left for england, where he received a quality education. The deller consort harmonia mundi hma 195202 includes william byrds now. He also wrote virginal and organ music that elevated the english keyboard style.
Albums include music for a while, shakespeare songs, and a midsummer nights dream. William byrd masses for 3, 4, and 5 voices william byrd messes a 3, 4 et 5 voix the deller consort harmonia mundi musique dabord hma 43 211 cass. Provided to youtube by entertainment one distribution us william byrd. Though the tudor poets are better known than the composers. Sacredvoca l william byrd consort songs emma kirkby 2004, ape tracks, lossless. Mass for three voices, a classical music album by deller consort alfred deller. Order from your preferred classical music cd store arkivmusic. William byrds most popular book is popular pieces for piano solo. He wrote in many of the forms current in england at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard the socalled virginalist school and consort music.
William byrd deller consort, alfred deller mass for four. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. He wrote music of all types that were popular then. William mundy, thomas morley, john bartlett, john jenkins and many more. Tra gli interpreti figurano alcuni dei migliori artisti di oggi, tra cui rene jacobs, philippe herreweghe, paul hillier e william christie. Cantiones sacrae, 1589 propers for the purification. Here is a fine recording to draw the listener into the richly layered world of queen elizabeth i. The house of tudor reigned from henry vii through elizabeth i, and during this time, the arts were loved and supported by church and state alike. He was the son of a musician, and studied music principally under thomas tallis.
William byrds sacred motet attollite portas lift up your heads, o gates. Founded by countertenor alfred deller in 1948, it was instrumental in popularizing not only early music, but authentic performance practices. Byrds consort music includes a number of in nomines, a curious english form of music based on a fragment taken from a setting of the benedictus by the 16thcentury composer taverner. William byrd was known for producing instrumental pieces for. In fact it seems to resemble his choral music in its overall mood, which is sober, a bit inward, and intellectually rigorous. Join bill for a twoweek musical history tour of london. The six singers in the deller consort gathered around a table at the metropolitan museum on thursday night, as if preparing for a panel meeting. William byrd mass for five voices 1960 argo zrg 5226. William byrd 1540 or late 1539 4 july 1623 was an english composer of the renaissance. He music shows the impressions of the italian, palestrina, and the spainish school, vittoria. Many of the latin motets of the 1580s, collected in two volumes of cantiones sacrae, set words about the babylonian exile, charged with penitential ecstasy. William byrd deller consort, alfred deller william byrd deller consort, alfred deller messes. Since turbet has changed the numbering more than once, they should be employed only where there are title conflicts. A famous composer of the renaissance era, in london, he began his training in music at the age of seven.
When he was seven years old, his father sent him to london for schooling. William byrd deller consort, alfred deller mass for four voices. Artikelen van deller consort koop je eenvoudig online bij. William byrd ii was born in henrico county, colony of virginia. Listen to your favorite songs from music of henry purcell the complete alfred deller vanguard recordings, volume 2 by alfred deller and the deller consort now. This support gave rise to a new type of english secular music, music that was not folk music and didnt belong to the church. Wiliam byrd s sacred motet laudate pueri dominum praise the lord, children with score for attbarbb voices.
Oct 28, 20 william byrd was like that, being very much an elizabethan figure she reigned from 15581603, despite composing well into james is reign 16031625. Harmonia mundi sacred music box 30cd set harmonia mundi. The same recording was released by vanguard europe, 08 5068 71, and it is listed on. The deller consort, which appeared at goodman house on wednesday night, is one of those rare groups that make you say to yourself oh, how nice it must have been to live in those days. Radio series hosted by bill mcglaughlin concerts from the library. William byrd deller consort, mark deller cantiones sacrae. William byrd bio, albums, pictures naxos classical music.
Deller is accompanied by lutenist desmond dupre and the deller consort. Tallis lamentations, william byrd and his age vanguard classics mc 195. Cd, album, re harmonia mundi france, harmonia mundi. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Byrd s music would go on to affect and shape much of later english music.
Later he became a chorister at the chapel royal and began composing music while being trained under thomas tallis. Shakespeare songs is a 1967 lp album of elizabethan songs which is one of the most celebrated recordings of the countertenor alfred deller. William byrd deller consort, alfred deller messes cd. While there, byrd became engrained in londons society and. Albums include shakespeare songs, king arthur, and messe a notre dame. A comprehensive project to examine the works of one of englands greatest composers william byrd c. Wlliam byrd s sacred motet emendemus in melius let us amend for the better. The barley break william byrd 1540 or late 1539 4 july 1623 was an english composer of the renaissance. Artists of all times and disciplines wandered this district, with a birdseye. Of byrds origins and early life in london little is known. Phantasm is a terrific ensemble you cant imagine this being played with more expertise and feel than in this recording.
On your way home you stop at court to take care of business and hear the queens consort playing a composition by william byrd. His music and affinities belonged more to edmund spensers c15521599 time than to that of william shakespeare 15641616 or francis bacon 15611626, even though they were contemporaries. Complete your william byrd deller consort collection. His father, colonel william byrd i, had come from england to settle in virginia. Deller is accompanied by lutenist desmond dupre and the deller consort, philip todd and max worthley tenors, maurice bevan baritone. Albums include shakespeare songs, consort songs fretworkemma kirkby, and the byrd edition 5 the cardinalls musickandrew carwood. He was educated at felsted school in essex, england, for the law. The complete vanguard deller recordings volume 4 vanguard. Deller, deller consort, purcell come ye sons of art. Bill will stroll the south bank, now a rejuvenated part of london, but in the past home to brothels and bear fighting arenas, plus shakespeares globe theatre. Sacredvocal william byrd consort songs emma kirkby. William byrd choral composer biography cd recordings, sheet. Of byrd s origins and early life in london little is known.445 468 477 664 1316 966 1124 681 1266 239 52 797 887 1135 338 1392 34 616 727 1250 332 1468 304 209 1479 24 1073 516 1133 586 1241 164 459 1459 508 769