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Tallis Scholars
Byrd - Playing Elizabeth's Tune

Song NameComposer
Mass For 4 VoicesWilliam Byrd
Ave verum corpusWilliam Byrd
Diffusa est gratiaWilliam Byrd
MagnificatWilliam Byrd
Ne irascarisWilliam Byrd
Nunc dimittisWilliam Byrd
O Make Thy Servant, ElizabethWilliam Byrd
Prevent Us, O LordWilliam Byrd
Tristitia et AnxietasWilliam Byrd
VigilateWilliam Byrd
Mass For 5 VoicesWilliam Byrd
Mass for 3 VoicesWilliam Byrd
Tribune DomineWilliam Byrd

Focusing on the life and works of William Byrd, this DVD has a playing time of over 3 hours and includes filmed performances by The Tallis Scholars, a documentary on the composer and over 50 minutes of bonus audio tracks. The filmed performances feature over 70 minutes of sacred music by Elizabeth I's favourite composer including the Mass for 4 Voices and Ave verum corpus. It is performed by candlelight in the beautiful surrounds of Tewkesbury Abbey and recorded in genuine surround sound. In a seventy-minute documentary produced for the BBC, Charles Hazlewood further explores the life and music of William Byrd and the troubled times that produced some of the most intimate and passionate sacred music ever written. Bonus audio tracks including Byrd's Mass for 5 voices and Mass for 3 voices result in the complete audio recordings of Byrd's Masses being available on this one DVD.

Item code: 7875DVD | DVD | $29.98 add item to cart
Early Music | A Cappella | Mixed | Run Time: 120 Minutes | England

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