14 Apr 2017

BYRD: Ne irascaris, Domine - Civitas sancti tui

From Music Alive, 7:31 pm on 14 April 2017
William Byrd

William Byrd Photo: Public Domain


Michael Stewart says “This famous motet deals more with spiritual as opposed to physical desolation. Dating from the 1580s, when English Catholics were being routinely persecuted for their faith, it conveys Byrd’s feelings of anguish and exile.”

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