Tudor History with Claire Ridgway

4 July - William Byrd “a father of Musick”

July 4, 2021
On 4th July 1623, Elizabethan composer William Byrd died. 
Find out about William Byrd, his association with Thomas Tallis, and his works, in this latest edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.
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Here is a YouTube video of performances of his works:
William Byrd (1540/1543?-1623), Mass for Five Voices (complete). The Tallis Scholars - https://youtu.be/4ZSB0WTyIrg

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