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from notes by John Rutter © 1989
|Byrd & Britten: Choral works|
Jesus College Choir continues its much-praised series of recordings with a new album of works by Britten and Byrd.» More
|Byrd: Ave verum corpus & other sacred music|
This recording presents a selection of fifteen of the 150 or so Latin motets and three of the dozens of English anthems that, between them, form the larger part of the life’s work of William Byrd (1543-1623), the greatest English composer of his e ...» More
|Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis & other sacred music|
‘The grasp that Andrew Carwood and his Cardinall's Musick group have on Byrd's scores now seems unassailable; the fluidity and elevated level of inter ...
‘This is the tenth disc in the ensemble's complete recordings of Byrd, but the first in the series with Hyperion … [the] engineering gains and th ...» More
Eighteen of William Byrd's most perfect motets illuminate a journey through the Church's year in the company of perhaps the world's most famous choir.» More
This album, subtitled 'English polyphony in dangerous times', brings together six English composers whose combined careers span more than a century—Byrd, Tallis, Morley, Philips, White and Tomkins, undercover Catholic composers revelling in clande ...» More