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William Byrd - Loyal servant of the Crown and devout Catholic

Sunday 23 December 2007 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Catherine Bott and viol player John Bryan present highlights from a concert featuring Stile Antico and the Rose Consort of Viols that focuses on an apparent contradiction in William Byrd's output.
 

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Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

All music recorded at the 2007 York Early Music Festival and performed by the Rose Consort of Viols and Stile Antico.


William Byrd Consort Songs:

"O Lord Make Thy Servant Elizabeth" (Anthem a 6)
Stile Antico only

"What Pleasure Have Great Princes ?"
"Look and Bow Down"
Stile Antico (Helen Ashby soprano solo and Carris Jones alto solo)
Rose Consort of Viols

"The sweet and merry month of May" (a 4)
Pavan a Galliard (a5)
"The sweet and merry month of May" (a 6)
Stile Antico
Rose Consort of Viols

"O That Most Rare Breast"
Stile Antico (Kate Ashby soprano solo)
Rose Consort of Viols

"Praise our Lord" (anthem a 6)
Stile Antico
Rose Consort of Viols

"Laudibus in Sanctis" (a5) (1591)
Stile Antico
Rose Consort of Viols

"Plorans ploravit" (motet a5) (1605)
In Nomine 2 (a 5)
Stile Antico
Rose Consort of Viols

"Christe qui lux es et dies" (hymn a4)
Stile Antico
Rose Consort of Viols




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