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Tudor Masters: Byrd & Gibbons / Willcocks, King's College Choir Cambridge

Byrd / Gibbons / Willcocks
Release Date: 06/05/2012 
Label:  Musical Concepts   Catalog #: 1182   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  William ByrdOrlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacobean Consort Of Viols
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Byrd’s striking Mass for Five Voices is accompanied by pieces from `The Great Service` as well as his splendid setting of Ave Verum Corpus. To this is added three magnificent Gibbons anthems, all delivered in sparkling form by the King’s College choristers. Byrd’s striking Mass for Five Voices is accompanied by pieces from `The Great Service` as well as his splendid setting of Ave Verum Corpus. To this is added three magnificent Gibbons anthems, all delivered in sparkling form by the King’s College choristers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Mass for 5 Voices by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Renaissance 
Written: circa 1595; England 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 24 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Great Service by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1590; England 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 16 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3.
Gradualia, Volume 1: Part 2 - Ave verum corpus by William Byrd
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1605; England 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4.
See, see, the word is incarnate by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacobean Consort Of Viols
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 1616; England 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5.
Glorious and powerful God by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacobean Consort Of Viols
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
6.
Second preces and psalm (145), for voices by Orlando Gibbons
Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacobean Consort Of Viols
Period: Renaissance 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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