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Cardinall's Musick
The Byrd Edition Vol 1

Song NameComposer
Domine Quis HabitabitWilliam Byrd
Omni Tempore Benedic DeumWilliam Byrd
Christe Redemptor OmniumWilliam Byrd
Sermone BlandoWilliam Byrd
MiserereWilliam Byrd
Ne Perdas cum ImpiisWilliam Byrd
De Lamentatione Jeremiae ProphetaeWilliam Byrd
Rorate CaeliWilliam Byrd
Tollite Portas / Ave MariaWilliam Byrd
Ecce VirgoWilliam Byrd
Alma Redemptoris MaterWilliam Byrd
Christe qui lux es (a5)William Byrd
Christe qui lux es (a4)William Byrd
SanctusWilliam Byrd
Audivi Vocem de CaeloWilliam Byrd
Vide Dominum Quoniam TribulorWilliam Byrd
Peccavi Super NumerumWilliam Byrd

Directed by Andrew Carwood

The Byrd Edition is a long-term project that is one of the most comprehensive ever undertaken in the early music field: some 20 CDs that will cover the complete works of William Byrd. The music will be freshly edited and sources re-examined by David Skinner. The Cardinall's Musick under Andrew Carwood has gained a formidable reputation in bringing the neglected masterworks of the English Renaissance to a wider public. These have included the festal Masses of Ludford and the complete works of Fayrfax, the excellence of which was recognized by the winning of a prestigious Gramophone Award. The whole project is divided between the Latin Church Music, the Secular Songs and Consort Music, and the English Church Music. Volume 1 is the first of the Latin Church Music discs, which provides a chronological survey of Byrd's surviving Latin motets to the Cantiones Sacrae of 1591, interspersed with a liturgical survey of the Gradualia. Thus this first CD includes the Gradualia propers for Lady Mass in Advent, the Lamentations, the exquisite penitential motet Peccavi super numerum and the great 9-part psalm setting for men's voices Domine quis habitabit.

Item code: 6501C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Early Music | Male | England
GAU 170

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