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O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth
composer
author of text

Recordings
'Byrd: The Great Service' (CDGIM011)
Byrd: The Great Service
'Byrd: Playing Elizabeth's Tune' (CDGIM992)
Byrd: Playing Elizabeth's Tune
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'Byrd: The Great Service & other works' (CDA67533)
Byrd: The Great Service & other works
'Byrd: The Tallis Scholars sing William Byrd' (CDGIM208)
Byrd: The Tallis Scholars sing William Byrd
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'Mary and Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey' (CDA67704)
Mary and Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey
'Renaissance Radio' (CDGIM212)
Renaissance Radio
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Details
Track 11 on CDGIM208 CD2 [2'52] 2CDs for the price of 1
Track 26 on CDGIM212 CD2 [2'52] 2CDs for the price of 1

O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth
Byrd joined Queen Elizabeth’s Chapel Royal in 1572, and probably wrote this anthem a few years later. Its text comes from Psalm 21, but has been customized to address Elizabeth by name. Following the queen’s death in 1603, the words of the anthem had to be changed to match the name of each succeeding monarch; but since 1952, by pleasing coincidence, Byrd’s original text is once again relevant.

from notes by John Milsom © 2013

Track-specific metadata
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Details for CDGIM208 disc 2 track 11
Artists
ISRC
GB-ADM-87-20828
Duration
2'52
Recording date
Recording venue
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Steve C Smith & Peter Phillips
Recording engineer
Mike Clements
Hyperion usage
  1. Byrd: The Tallis Scholars sing William Byrd (CDGIM208)
    Disc 2 Track 11
    Release date: November 2007
    2CDs for the price of 1
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