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William Byrd (c.1539/40 - 1623)

Links

Catching the Early Byrd: 'Wyllyam Byrd' at Westminster. By David Skinner (1998) (pdf).

The Keyboard Music of William Byrd

Early Music Review - includes the Annual Byrd Newsletter in the June issue.

Recordings

William Byrd. Infelix ego. Hyperion CDA 67779 (1 CD, February 2010). Details. Andrew Carwood, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 13 of 13 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. Assumpta est Maria. Hyperion CDA 67675 (1 CD, September 2009). Details. Andrew Carwood, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 12 of 13 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. Hodie Simon Petrus. Hyperion CDA 67653 (1 CD, November 2007). Details. Andrew Carwood, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 11 of 13 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. The Second Service & Consort Anthems. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907440 (1 CD, September 2007). Fretwork. The Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, Bill Ives, director; Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. My Ladye Nevells Book. Naxos 8.570139/41 (3 CDs, July 2007). Elizabeth Farr, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. Laudibus in Sanctis. Hyperion CDA 67568 (1 CD, October 2006). Details. Andrew Carwood, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 10 of 13 in The William Byrd Edition, which now moves to Hyperion from ASV. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. Pescodd Time. Alpha 086 (1 CD, January 2006). Includes some pieces by John Bull and Peter Philips. Details. Bertrand Cuiller, harpsichord. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. Keyboard Works. Alpha 073 (1 CD, April 2005). Details. Gustav Leonhardt. Harpsichord by Malcolm Rose after Lodewyk Theewes (London 1579). US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
William Byrd. Consort Songs. Harmonia Mundi HMU 907383 (1 CD, February 2005). Emma Kirkby, soprano. Fretwork. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Complete Keyboard Music. Hyperion CDA 66551/7 (7 CDs 1999). 497'29. Davitt Moroney. [Details] [Sleeve Notes by Davitt Moroney] Fine recordings on a variety of organs and harpsichords, with detailed historical and musical program notes by Moroney. This is one of my favorite recordings. Highly recommended! US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Virginals & Consorts. Astrée E 8611 (1 CD 1997). Skip Sempé, Capriccio Stravagante. Excellent one-disk introduction to Byrd, and not exactly what you might expect. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. O Sacrum Convivium: Propers for Ascension, Pentecost & Corpus Christi. ASV GAU 332 (1 CD 2004). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 9 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
William Byrd. Cantiones Sacrae 1589 & Propers for the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. ASV GAU 309 (1 CD 2003). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 8 in The William Byrd Edition. Magnificent performance! US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Cantiones Sacrae 1589 & Propers for Lady Mass from Christmas to Purification. ASV GAU 224 (1 CD 2001). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 7 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Music for Holy Week and Easter. ASV GAU 214 (1 CD 2001). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 6 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. The Masses & Three Organ Fantasias. ASV GAU 206 (1 CD 2000). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Patrick Russill, organ. Volume 5 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Cantiones Sacrae 1575. ASV GAU 197 (1 CD 2000). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 4 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Early Latin Church Music & Propers for the Epiphany. ASV GAU 179 (1 CD 1999). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 3 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Early Latin Church Music & Propers for Christmas. ASV GAU 178 (1 CD 1998). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick. Volume 2 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
William Byrd. Early Latin Church Music & Propers for Lady Mass in Advent. ASV GAU 170 (1 CD 1997). Details. Andrew Carwood, David Skinner, The Cardinall's Musick, The Frideswide Consort. Volume 1 in The William Byrd Edition. US | UK | DE | FR | CA

Books

Philip Brett (Joseph Kerman & Davitt Moroney (eds.) William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph. 267 pages. University of California Press 2006. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
Kerry McCarthy. Liturgy and Contemplation in Byrd's Gradualia. 208 pages. Routledge 2007. US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP
Alan Brown & Richard Turbet (eds.) Byrd Studies. 276 pages. Cambridge University Press 1992. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
John Harley. William Byrd: Gentleman of the Chapel Royal. 480 pages. Scholar Press 1997. US | UK | FR | CA

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