William Byrd (1543-1623) [Composer Of The Week]

Episodes

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01The Bird of Loudest Lay20160418
01The Bird of Loudest Lay20160418

Donald Macleod introduces some of the vast range of Byrd's music.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

02Lincoln20160419
02Lincoln20160419

Donald Macleod charts Byrd's rise from boy chorister to music chief at Lincoln Cathedral.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

03Businessman20160420
03Businessman20160420

Donald Macleod on how Byrd risked his livelihood as he ventured into music publishing.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

04Friends and Patrons20160421
04Friends and Patrons20160421

Donald Macleod on how Byrd's Catholic faith meant he had to choose his allies carefully.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

05Retirement20160422
05Retirement20160422

Donald Macleod explains how William Byrd looked to secure his own legacy.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.