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William Byrd and His Contemporaries

Essays and a Monograph

by Philip Brett

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600),
  • General,
  • Composers,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • England,
  • History & Criticism - By Composer,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Music / General,
  • 16th century,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoseph Kerman (Editor), Davitt Moroney (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7712182M
    ISBN 100520247582
    ISBN 109780520247581

      Byrd, William (DNB00) Some Account of William Byrd and his Works, prefixed to the reprint of Byrd's Mass, that of a ‘father of musicke,’ a title which refers as much to his age as to the veneration in which he was held by his contemporaries, a feeling which was expressed by Peacham (Compleat Gentleman, ed. , p. ). Even in an era so richly stocked with great names, William Byrd demands particular attention as the most prodigiously talented, prolific, and versatile composer of his contemporaries. Byrd was born in about , and it is assumed that he was a chorister in the Chapel Royal (his brothers were choristers at St. Paul's Cathedral) and a student of Thomas Tallis.

      William Byrd's Gradualia, a great cycle of liturgical motets composed for use by England's recusant community and issued in two volumes in and , is today one of his most familiar complete modern editions of it exist, published in , and –7, and many of the cycle's individual motets have also been published : John Milsom. Get this from a library! William Byrd and his contemporaries: essays and a monograph. [Philip Brett; Joseph Kerman; Davitt Moroney] -- Throughout his career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period. He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c). Collecting these influential.

    William Byrd. c. – 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. During , Byrd became organist and. Composer William Byrd ( – ) distinguishes himself from many of his contemporaries by the superb individual qualities within his compositions. Byrd displays a multi-faceted musical personality rather than concentrating on a single style or type of music.


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Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period. He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c), both as an editor and a historian.

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Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period. He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c), both as an editor and a historian. He also studied other composers working during the period, including John Price: $ Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period.

He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c), both as an editor and a historian. He also studied other composers working during the period, including John Taverner, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, and Thomas Weelkes.

Book Description: Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period.

He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c), both as an editor and a historian. 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. William Byrd and his Contemporaries is one of two posthumous collections of Philip Brett's work published by the University of California Press. Its companion volume, Music and Sexuality in Britten, also appeared in The essays in the present book span four decades, from Brett's student days in the early s to his untimely death in Throughout his distinguished career, Philip Brett wrote about the music of the Tudor period.

He carried out pathbreaking work on the life and music of William Byrd (c), both as an editor and a historian. He also studied other composers working during the period, including John Taverner, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, and Thomas Weelkes.

Collecting these influential essays together. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The London Early Music Group - William Byrd and his Contemporaries at Discogs. 5/5(1). Free Online Library: William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph.(Book review) by "Renaissance Quarterly"; Humanities, general Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Philip Brett. The life and activities of Elizabethan composer William Byrd exhibit many connections with the literary world of his time. As a composer of secular vocal music, Byrd knew and used contemporary poetry as texts for his songs, and he likely knew many prominent poets personally.

For many years he held the patent for music printing, in effect controlling broad dissemination of poetry in the medium. William Byrd ( - ) BACKGROUND AND HISTORICAL PERSPSECTIVE. By: Jason R. Ogan. The greatest English composer of his generation, comparable in stature to his most distinguished continental contemporaries, William Byrd was a versatile composer.

Although remaining a Catholic, loyalty that cost him considerable trouble in times of. This extract is from William Byrd A Short Account of his Life and Work by Edmund H Fellowes, The illustration is a portrait of William Byrd () by Vangergucht (possibly Michael van der Gucht). Whatever private disputes and troubles Byrd may have endured, there can be no doubt at all that he was held in the highest esteem and veneration by all the musicians of his own.

William Byrd and his Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph. By Philip Brett and ed. by Joseph Kerman and Davitt Moroney. xiv + (University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles and London, [], £ ISBN )Cited by: 1. William Byrd and his Contemporaries is one of two posthumous collections of Philip Brett's work published by the University of California Press.

Its companion volume, Music and Sexuality in Britten, also appeared in The essays in the present book span four decades, from Brett's student days in the early s to his untimely death in William Byrd has 70 books on Goodreads with 32 ratings.

William Byrd’s most popular book is Popular Pieces for Piano Solo. Get this from a library. William Byrd and his contemporaries: essays and a monograph. [Philip Brett; Joseph Kerman; Davitt Moroney] -- "Byrd was a prominent court composer but also a Catholic.

Considering both sacred and secular music and both vocal and instrumental traditions, Brett's essays provide an intimate glimpse into what. 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 contemporaries and on. Philip m Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a sity of California Press.

pp. Alan Brown; Richard Turbet (editors).William Byrd (28 March –26 August ), member of the Council, writer, and surveyor, was born probably near the falls of the James River in Henrico County, the eldest child of William Byrd (ca.

–) and Mary Horsmanden Filmer Byrd. He is usually referred to as William Byrd II (a style that he did not employ) to distinguish him from his father and his only surviving son.Christopher Tye had part, along with John Taverner () and Thomas Tallis (c), in shaping English music in a way that made it possible for more famous composers, such as William Byrd () and Henry Purcell () to be as remarkable as they were.

You’ve probably heard of those last two. This is the story of an unsung hero—or at least seldom sung.