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Donald Macleod rejoins the Elizabethan composer as he takes up an appointment at the Chapel Royal. It soon sees him taking the biggest financial risk of his career as he sets up the country's first ever major music publishing concern, a venture which quickly runs into difficulties.

1 hour

Music Played

  • William Byrd

    Diliges Dominum a8

    Performer: The Cardinall's Music Performer: Andrew Carwood (conductor)

    • ASV CDGAU197.
  • William Byrd

    Salvator Mundi BK68 & BK 69

    Performer: Davitt Moroney (organ)

    • HYPERION CDA66551.
  • William Byrd

    Emendemus in melius a5 & Memento, homo a6

    Performer: The Cardinall's Music Performer: Andrew Carwood (conductor)

    • ASV CDGAU197.
  • William Byrd

    The Mayden's Songe BK82

    Performer: Davitt Moroney (organ)

    • HYPERION CDA66551.
  • William Byrd

    Vigilate

    Performer: Hereford Cathedral Choir, Geraint Bowen (director)

    • GRIFFIN GCCD4048.
  • William Byrd

    Fantasia a5

    Performer: Gérard Lesne (counter-tenor) Performer: Ensemble Orlando Gibbons

    • VIRGIN VC5452642.
  • William Byrd

    Ye Sacred Muses

    Performer: Gérard Lesne (counter-tenor) Performer: Ensemble Orlando Gibbons

    • VIRGIN VC5452642.
  • William Byrd

    The Great Service: Magnificat, Nunc Dimittis

    Performer: The Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Phillips (director)

    • GIMELL CDGIM 011.

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