William Byrd  (1543-1623)
Last updated: 13.10.17
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, William Byrd was an English composer; organist at Lincoln Cathedral, 1953, of the Chapel Royal (jointly with Tallis), 1572. Jointly with Tallis, held from Queen Elisabeth a monopoly of music-printing. Roman Catholic; composed for both his own and the Anglican Church. Works, mainly in a serious vein and mainly church music, include Masses for 4, 4 and 5 voices; 5 Anglican services; also madrigals, rounds, and other secular vocal music, many pieces for keyboard, and fancies etc. for viols.
William Byrd has "A Jigg" in Seven English Pieces.
Websites :
url15.gif Midi World, William Byrd Midi files, biography, recordings and books.  
Own Library :
sm15.gif The Leaves Be Green D/A/A/T/B (5956945)
Videos :
youtube15.jpg Flautando Köln Play Leaves Be Green (3:58) Flautando Köln
youtube15.jpg William Byrd (1543-1623) Fantasia I [a6] The Royal Wind Music
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Books:
book15.gif Byrd Studies R. Turbet, A.W. Brown flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif Byrd. Imogen Holst flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
book15.gif My Ladye Nevells Booke of Virginal Music William Byrd flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif William Byrd : Gentleman of the Chapel Royal John Harley flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
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Recorder Music CDs:
cd15.gif Brisk Recorder Consort on "Music of the Spheres"
cd15.gif Frans Brüggen on "Frans Brüggen Edition Vol. 03 (Englische Ensemblemusik)" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Francis Colpron on "Star of the Magi" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Patrick Denecker on "The Perfect Gentleman" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif David Munrow Ensemble on "Two Renaissance Dance Bands; Monteverdi's Contemporaries" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif David Munrow Ensemble on "The Art of the Recorder" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Flauto Dolce Recorder Quintet on "Flauto Dolce" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
cd15.gif Janette Flöel on "Flute, Recorder and Lute Music" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
cd15.gif Flanders Recorder Quartet on "Early Italian Recorder Music/English Consort Music" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Flanders Recorder Quartet on "Magic" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Flanders Recorder Quartet on "The Nations" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
cd15.gif Flanders Recorder Quartet on "The Ultimate Recorder"
cd15.gif Helen Hooker on "Helen and Friends"
cd15.gif Loeki Stardust Quartet Amsterdam on "Capriccio di flauti" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
cd15.gif Loeki Stardust Quartet Amsterdam on "Consort Songs with boy soprano Connor Burrowes" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Loeki Stardust Quartet Amsterdam on "Virtuoso Recorder Music" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Alison Melville on "The Queen: Music for Elizabeth I" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Clas Pehrsson on "English Consort Music" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Clas Pehrsson on "Musica Dolce" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Clas Pehrsson on "Boismortier, Vivaldi: Multiple Recorder Concertos" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Clas Pehrsson on "From Byrd to Birds / Musica Dolce" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Clas Pehrsson on "English Consort Music / Clas Pehrsson, Musica Dolce" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Scott Reiss on "Baroque Recorder Concerti" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Taylor Recorder Consort on "The Wraggle Taggle Gypsies" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Unknown on "Oeuvres Pour Flute A Bec" flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif
cd15.gif Marion Verbruggen on "English Consort Music - Browning My Dere" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Recorder Sheet Music
Melodies Through the Ages (T)smp_logo_88_white.gif
4 pages.
This edition: ED 10557-01.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49002420)
5956713.gifTwo Fantasias (D/A/T)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Performance Score. 4 pages.
This edition: ED11545.
Arr./Editor: Moore Level: Medium
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49002861)
16422899.gifFantazia a 4 (D/A/T/B)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Score and Parts. 14 pages.
This edition: ED 11602.
Arr./Editor: Marylin Wailes
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49029959)
Pavana and Galliarda in C Minor; Fantasia in C Major (D/A/T/B)smp_logo_88_white.gif
From the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book.
Arr./Editor: Nitz
Publisher: Heinrichshoven's Verlag (N02261)
Two In Nomines (D/A/T/B)smp_logo_88_white.gif
16 pages.
Publisher: Galaxy Music Corporation (1.2437)
4 Pieces from Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Vol. 2 (A/Guit.) (775307)
Arr./Editor: Duarte Level: 5 - Very Difficult.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (ST10987)
Susanna Fair (Trumpet/T/B) (8113415)
3 Scores.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EMLV354)
The 3-Part Consort Music (A/T/B) (748604)
3 Scores.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0216)
Marian Hymns For Three Voices (A(D)/T/B) (8115109)
Score and Parts.
For ATB/STB recorders/instruments/viols.
Publisher: Cheap Trills (TR00055)
Non Nobis Domine (A(D)/T(A)/B) (748612)
Score.
Publisher: Anfor Editions (RCE0016)
Susanna Fair (from Songs of Sundry Natures) (A/T/B) (3845606)
3 Scores.
For ATB recorders/instruments/viols. .
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0354)
2 In Nomines (D/A/T/B) (754606)
4 Scores.
 Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0139)
7 Pieces (D/A/A/T) (754682)
Arr./Editor: Bergmann
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (ST11543)
3846796.gifAve verum corpus; O Lord the Maker of all Things (D/A/T/B) (3846796)
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Alyson Lewin
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA131)
Earl of Salisburys' Pavana & Galiardo (D/A/T/B) (5956604)
4 pages.
This edition: ED11513.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49002849)
754633.gifFortune (D/A/T/B) (754633)
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Paul Clark
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA056)
Four Part Consort Music (D/A/T/B) (754652)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (LPMEM10)
754627.gifThe Ghost (D/A/T/B) (754627)
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Paul Clark
Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HARA036)
Graduals And Motets For Four Voices: Volume II (A/T/T/B) (8115026)
Score and Parts.
For ATTB Viols. Recorder Quartets, String Quartets, Quintets etc.
 Publisher: Cheap Trills (TR00047)
Graduals and Motets: Volume 1 (D(A)/A/T/B) (8115013)
Score and Parts.
For SATB/TrTrTB recorders/instruments/viols. ,.
Publisher: Cheap Trills (TR00046)
5665916.gifMiserere (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) (D/A/T/B) (5665916)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA170)
5665920.gifPavans and Galliards: Vol 3 (My Ladye Nevells Booke) (D/A/T/B) (5665920)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HARB028)
5665933.gifPeascoreodd Time (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) (D/A/T/B) (5665933)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA169)
Selections from Mass for Four Voices (A/T/T/B) (754707)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Cheap Trills (TR00026)
Sellenger's Round (D/A/T/B) (5956628)
Score and Parts. 24 pages.
This edition: ED11522.
Arr./Editor: Walter Bergmann Level: Medium
Part: Soprano recorder 4 pages. ISBN 9790220110931. This edition: ED 11522-01. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Alto recorder 4 pages. ISBN 9790220110948. This edition: ED 11522-02. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Tenor recorder 4 pages. ISBN 9790220110955. This edition: ED 11522-03. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Bass recorder 4 pages. ISBN 9790220110962. This edition: ED 11522-04. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49002852)
Susanna Fair (A/T/T/B) (776631)
Score and Parts.
 Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0062)
754614.gifYe maiden's songe (D/A/T/B) (754614)
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Greg Lewin
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA018)
2 Serious Songs (D/A/T/T/B) (3845178)
5 Scores.
From Psalms, Sonets and Songs).
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0369)
Browning a 5 (D(A)/A(T)/A(T)/T(B)/B) (761966)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Loux Music Publishing Co. (LMP0051)
5956632.gifFantasia a 5 (D/A/T/T/B) (5956632)
Score and Parts. 18 pages.
This edition: ED 11524.
Arr./Editor: David Mitchell
Part: Soprano recorder. 4 pages. ISBN 9790220111037. This edition: ED 11524-01. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Alto recorder. 4 pages. ISBN 9790220111044. This edition: ED 11524-02. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Tenor recorder I. 4 pages. ISBN 9790220111051. This edition: ED 11524-03. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Tenor recorder II. 4 pages. ISBN 9790220111068. This edition: ED 11524-04. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Bass recorder. 4 pages. ISBN 9790220111075. This edition: ED 11524-05. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49002853)
Fantasia of Five Parts (D/A/T/T/B) (761972)
Score and Parts.
2 parts in the 4th above.
Publisher: Northwood Music (NRWB5FA)
Fantasia Ye Leaves be Greene (D/A/T/T/B) (761950)
Score and Parts.
This edition has been prepared from original sources and is presented in the original key.
Arr./Editor: Greg Lewin
Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HAEE001)
The Leaves Be Green (D/A/A/T/B) (762024)
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Michael Murray
 Publisher: Avondale Press (AVP0034)
The Leaves Be Green (D/A/A/T/B) (5956945)
Score and Parts. 30 pages.
This edition: ED11596.
Arr./Editor: Timothy Moore Level: Advanced
Part: Soprano recorder. ISBN 9790220127649. This edition: ED 11596-01. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Alto recorder I. ISBN 9790220127656. This edition: ED 11596-02. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Alto recorder II. ISBN 9790220127663. This edition: ED 11596-03. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Tenor recorder. ISBN 9790220127670. This edition: ED 11596-04. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Part: Bass recorder. ISBN 9790220127687. This edition: ED 11596-05. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49002887)
Non Vos Relinquam (A/A/T/T/B) (761934)
Score.
Set of s.
Arr./Editor: Michael Murray
Publisher: Avondale Press (AVP0015)
Pavan and Galliard (includes 5th part Kassel Book) (D/A/T/T/B) (761942)
Score.
5 s.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0165)
5666545.gifPavans and Galliards: Vol 1 (Ladye Nevells Booke) -score with parts (D/A/T/T/B) (5666545)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HARB026)
5666559.gifPavans and Galliards: Vol 2 (Ladye Nevells Booke) (D/A/T/T/B) (5666559)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARB027)
Prelude and Ground The Queen's Goodnight (D/A/T/T/B) (761983)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Northwood Music (NRWB5RE)
4902501.gifAnother Fantasia in Six Parts (A/A/T/T/B/B) (4902501)
Score and Parts.
 Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HARB021)
Christ Rising Again (A/A/A/T/T/B) (765002)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00067)
Fantasia a 6: No. 2 (D/D/A/A(T)/T/B) (764992)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Northwood Music (NRJW6RE)
4902499.gifFantasia in Six Parts (D/D/A/T/B/B) (4902499)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HARB020)
Pavane & Galliard (D/D/A/T/T/B) (764981)
Score.
6 s.
Publisher: London Pro Musica (EML0106)
3847355.gifSing Joyfully (D/D/A/A/T/B) (3847355)
Score and Parts.
Arr./Editor: Alyson Lewin
Publisher: Hawthorns Music (HARA133)
This Sweet and Merry Month of May (D/D/A/T/T/B) (765017)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00070)