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William Byrd & Thomas Weelkes: the great consort music

Six part music by Byrd & Weelkes

William Byrd & Thomas Weelkes: the great consort music

Polyphonic and full of melancholy, the rich sonority and overlapping textures of William Byrd's viol consort music transport us back to the Elizabethan Age and beyond. Byrd's remarkable contribution to the genre includes lighter pieces which delight with their sweetness and tenderness. The beautiful programme from this outstanding group also includes works by Thomas Weelkes who - like Byrd - died in 1623:

Pavan & Galliard
Fantasy in 6 parts

Three Fantasies in 3 -parts
Fantasy in four parts
Five part Pavan
Browning

2 In Nomines in 5 parts
In Nomine in 5 parts (Weelkes)

Prelude & Ground
Fantasy: two parts in one the fourth above

Fantasy in six parts (Weelkes)
Fantasy in six parts

The performance lasts approximately 50 minutes.

  • 📅Fri, 30 June 2023
  • 📍Temple Church, London
  • 🕑1:00pm
  • 🎫£5 - 30
Location

Temple Church, London
Mitre Court Buildings, Kings Bench Walk, London, EC4Y 7BB, United Kingdom