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The Masses and motets of William Byrd

Joseph Kerman

The Masses and motets of William Byrd

by Joseph Kerman

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Byrd, William, -- 1543-1623,
  • Byrd, William, -- 1543-1623

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph Kerman.
    SeriesThe music of William Byrd -- v. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.B996 M9 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21079130M
    ISBN 100520040333
    LC Control Number80-14497

    In his motets and masses, Byrd showed himself the equal of his Fr. and It. contemporaries as a contrapuntist. He was an innovator in form and technique in his liturgical works, the finest of which is the Great Service. His madrigals are also of exceptional quality, and there is superb mus. in his solo songs and songs for the stage. Kerry McCarthy, longtime contributor to the William Byrd festival both musically and academically, gave the opening lecture on “Byrd’s Three Masses.” Dr. McCarthy’s biography on William Byrd will be published by Oxford University Press in , and it is hoped that she will be available for a book signing at next year’s Festival.

    18 Bacon ⦁ William Byrd: Political and Recusant Composer their lives. 36 Indeed, the last decade of Byrd’s involvement in the Chapel Royal, the s, were exceedingly grim for the recusants. During the s and s, Byrd 's Catholicism was the driving motive for his music. As the persecutions of Catholics increased during this period, and occasionally touched on Byrd and his family, he wrote and openly published motets and three masses (one each in three, four, and five parts), which are his finest achievement in sacred music.

    Byrd was the leading English composer of the Renaissance and composed for both the Catholic and Anglican churches as well as wrote secular music. His music shows an influence of continental imitative techniques. He is best known for his music written for the Catholic church, for which he wrote 3 masses, one each for 3, 4, and 5 voices. Although William Byrd spent virtually his entire adult life in the service of the Anglican Royal Chapel, Byrd himself was a devout Catholic. Given the often violently anti-Catholic atmosphere of England during the composer's day, his choice to publish not only three full Latin Masses but also, in the shape of the two collections of Gradualia, some hundred-and-eight Latin motets .


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The Masses and motets of William Byrd by Joseph Kerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages: tables, music ; 24 cm. Contents: Motet texts and motet function --The early firmus and canon ; Motets of praise and penitence --The middle in the central imitative tradition ; Motets in other styles --The masses --The Gradualia.

All. The Masses and Motets of William Byrd opens with a fusion and expansion of these articles and continues through chapters on Byrd's later Latin sacred music - the masses and Gradualia - about which Kerman had previously written comparatively little.1 The aim of the book is thus to evaluate in historical and critical terms.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages: illustrations, music ; 25 cm. Contents: Motet texts and motet function --The early firmus and canon ; Motets of praise and penitence --The middle in the central imitative tradition ; Motets in other styles --The masses --The.

The Masses and Motets of William Byrd book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(2). Masses & Motets John Taverner () and William Byrd () born a generation apart, both hailed from Lincolnshire, and left a collection of choral works that rank (with that of Thomas Tallis) while producing music for private use by Roman Catholics.

These CDs contain the three masses Byrd composed for 3, 4 and 5 voices, and 5/5(1). Here we have a two disc compilation of the sacred choral works of the English composer William Byrd (c), as expertly sung by the Tallis Scholars.

On the one side, one is exposed to the lovely Masses and motets of a composer whose Catholic faith is obviously deeply felt.

William Byrd, (born /40, London, England—died July 4,Stondon Massey, Essex, England), English organist and composer of the Shakespearean age who is best known for his development of the English also wrote virginal and organ music that elevated the English keyboard style.

Life. Of Byrd’s origins and early life in London little is known. It is hard to imagine a time when William Byrd’s Latin Masses and motets were not a cherished part of England’s musical culture.

Today these works seem to soar among the pinnacles of Tudor achievement, alongside the plays of Shakespeare, Byrd’s contemporary; yet for two hundred years, from roughly the mid-seventeenth century to the mid.

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Works believed to be by Byrd. Ave regina caelorum á 5 (ATTBarB) – Claimed to be by "Mr Byrde" in the Paston Lute Book, however the editors of the Tudor Church Music Book attributed the work to John Taverner.

Joint commissions. In exitu Israel á 4 (SSAT) – A joint work with John Sheppard and William Mundy. References. Byrd, W.: Mass A 5 / Motets. Licensed to YouTube by. NaxosofAmerica (on behalf of Nimbus), and 1 Music Rights Societies.

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Byrd’s move also marked the beginning of a new phase in his composition. Motets of protest and tribulation, written in an expansive and often madrigalian style, and clearly aimed at the situation of the Roman Catholic minority in England, had been characteristic of the Cantiones Sacrae of and BOOK REVIEWS Compiled and edited by SUSAN T.

SOMMER * The Masses and Motets of William Byrd. By Joseph Kerman. (The Music of William Byrd, 1.) Berkeley: University of California Press, [ p.; $] "Good scholarship like good sense has always steered a middle course between system and intuition," wrote Joseph Ker. William Byrd. – Composer. Training.

Like many others who composed music during the Renaissance, William Byrd probably began his training as a chorister in the Royal Chapel in London. At the time, Thomas Tallis was the most important English composer in England, and Byrd studied with him.

DuringByrd became organist and. The foremost composer under the reign of Elizabeth I and James I, William Byrd produced countless masses, motets, polyphonic songs, and works for keyboard and instrumental consort, all of which rank among the most unique and inspired works of the late Renaissance.

His output was widely admired both at the time and now. This biography takes a new look at Byrd's music. --types: motets, masses, pslams, frottle, chansons, canons --influence: being a choirboy at st quentin --examples: Missa Ave marie stella, missa hercules dux.

The foremost composer under the reign of Elizabeth I and James I, William Byrd (c. - ) produced countless masses, motets, polyphonic songs, and works for keyboard and instrumental consort, all of which rank among the most unique and inspired works of the late Renaissance.

His output was widely admired both at the time and now, and the influence he exerted on his. Masses, Cantiones and Motets, edited by Buck and others, Tudor Church Music 9 (London: Oxford University Press, ). The Collected Works of William Byrd, edited by E. H. Fellowes, revised by Thurston Dart and others (London: Stainer & Bell, ).William Byrd (; birth date variously given as c or – 4 Julyby the Julian calendar, 14 Julyby the Gregorian calendar) was an English composer of the wrote in many of the forms current in England at the time, including various types of sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard (the so-called Virginalist school), and consort music.William Byrd (composer c) - Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives (), the largest and best organized classical music site on the web.

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