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Hyperion Records

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Portrait of Elizabeth I.
Reproduced by kind permission of The National Portrait Gallery, London / 5175
Track(s) taken from CDGIM011
Recording details: Unknown
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Engineered by Mike Clements
Release date: February 1987
Total duration: 2 minutes 50 seconds

Sing joyfully
composer
author of text
Psalm 81: 1-4

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Westminster Abbey Choir, James O'Donnell (conductor)
Introduction
Byrd composed surprisingly few anthems, bearing in mind that he was a member of the Chapel Royal for more than four decades. This one, with words from Psalm 81, is arguably his best, and definitely his most popular. There’s something of the madrigal about it, especially at the words ‘Blow the trumpet in the new moon’.

from notes by John Milsom 2013


Other albums featuring this work
'Byrd: The Great Service & other works' (CDA67533)
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'Renaissance Radio' (CDGIM212)
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