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Unto the hills mine eyes I lift

Songs of Sundrie Natures, 1589, xlv; AATTBB
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Psalm 121

Byrd's setting of Unto the hills mine eyes I lift (Psalm 121) is drawn from his collection entitled Songs of Sundrie Natures from 1589. It has its roots in the past and sounds a little reminiscent of the old Flemish style of imitation such as used by Robert Parsons in his anthem Deliver me from mine enemies.

from notes by Andrew Carwood © 2012

Unto the hills mine eyes I lift (Psaume 121) provient de la collection Songs of Sundrie Natures de 1589. Tirant ses racines du passé, elle rappelle quelque peu le vieux style flamand de l’imitiation tel qu’utilisé par Robert Parsons dans son hymne Deliver me from mine enemies.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2012
Français: Hypérion

Byrds Vertonung von Unto the hills mine eyes I lift (Psalm 121), die aus Songs of Sundrie Natures, seinem Band von 1589, stammt, hat seine Wurzeln in der Vergangenheit und erinnert ein wenig an den alten flämischen Imitationsstil, wie ihn Robert Parsons in seinem Anthem Deliver me from mine enemies benutzte.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2012
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel


Byrd: The Great Service & other English music
Studio Master: CDA67937Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 9 on CDA67937 [4'05]

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