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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"We will be performing Felice Primavera (Oh Happy Spring) which was written by Gesualdo as well as works by Claudio Monteverdi, Caspar Vincent, William Byrd and other 16th Century composers.
Oumar Seck and Kevin Galloway excelled for Al Arabi with 22 points each, while William Byrd had 14.
* William Byrd, Acting Deputy Chief, Office for Bombing Prevention, U.S.
Khalid Suliman Abdi and William Byrd then struck to take Al Arabi Club 23-19 clear.
was nominated just weeks after he was confirmed to the district court in March to fill a vacancy left by Judge William Byrd Traxler Jr.
'It was the shock associated with the troop withdrawal that caused the initial downturn,' said William Byrd, senior expert on Afghanistan for the United States Institute of Peace.
"And we will also do Haec Dies by William Byrd, which is a festive anthem in six parts - again, bright and cheerful."
1563 - William Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral
It is set to William Byrd's Ave Verum and will be performed with live music by the RVCC Chorale, under the direction of John Sichel, RVCC Assistant Professor of Music.
The Oregon Bach Collegium will be hosting "Ye Sacred Muses: Consort Music of William Byrd" on Sunday at United Lutheran Church.