Byrd

COMPOSERS: Byrd
LABELS: Gimell
ALBUM TITLE: Motets and complete Masses
PERFORMER: Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips
CATALOGUE NO: CDGIM 208
This will delight fans of Byrd and this choir. Compelling performances (especially Ave verum) and a resonant if slightly distant sound. Some pieces though (the Mass a 5) have a surface, rather than inner, drive.

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Anthony Pryer