William Byrd

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Noun1.William Byrd - English organist and composer of church musicWilliam Byrd - English organist and composer of church music; master of 16th century polyphony; was granted a monopoly in music printing with Thomas Tallis (1543-1623)
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1563 - William Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral
For seven-time champions Al Arabi Club, Khalid Abdrabbo and William Byrd got 12 and 11 points, respectively.
For Al Arabi, Khalid Abdrabbo had 12 points and William Byrd 11.
Members of Cascadia Viols and guest vocalists Kerry McCarthy and Tim Galloway will perform works by Elizabethan composer William Byrd.
WHAT: The musical ensemble celebrates the work of William Byrd and Arvo Part, composers from very different eras, both of whom are considered masters of sacred music despite having faced considerable persecution for their work.
Davis top scored for the losing side with 25 points, while Ali Mezher and William Byrd added 14 points each.
It may be perceived as a test of the government, but we know in this part of the world it's very hard for any government to do that much," said William Byrd, a senior expert on Afghanistan for the United States Institute for PeaceAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA in Washington,AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA who was based for four Afghanistan.
So in his Consort and Keyboard Music of William Byrd (London, 1978) Tim set himself the task of showing how as a keyboard composer Byrd stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries.
PURPOSE: William Byrd Park is Richmond s flagship park and is in need of significant repairs.
For all its merits, however, the new edition lacks the textual scholarship akin to that of Kevin Joel Berland's work on The Dividing Line Histories of William Byrd II of Westover (also published by the Omohundro Institute in 2013).
Ingles antiguo, dificil pero no por ello menos bello, es el desplegado por los cantantes-actores para interpretar cosas que pudieran conocerse como el "Ave Verum Corpus" de William Byrd (1543-1623), y "They shall be as happy", escrita por Henry Purcell (1659-1695) para la bella y esta si muy conocida comedia Sueno de una noche de verano, o la inexcusable "Greensleeves" de autor anonimo, pero tambien otras que no nos son muy familiares como "Rest sweet nymphs" de Francis Pilkington (1570-1638) o "Flow my tears" de John Dowland (1563-1626), pese a ser este el mas destacado de su tiempo.