Odyssean Ensemble debuts with Byrd (CD Review)

William Byrd – The Great Service and Anthems Odyssean Ensemble, Colm Carey, director; Christian Wilson, organ Linn Records William Byrd is often associated with Catholic church music, contributing three masses and collections of propers. He also composed one of the finest collections of Anglican music, a “full” or “long” service of the music for theContinue reading “Odyssean Ensemble debuts with Byrd (CD Review)”

Stile Antico Celebrates Ten Years

Celebrating ten years together, vocal ensemble Stile Antico has released the compilation Sing With the Voice of Melody on Harmonia Mundi. With works by Tallis, Gombert, Victoria, Clemens non Papa, William Byrd, and more, it is an embarrassment of riches and difficult to pick favorites. Happily, the group has recorded short videos to help youContinue reading “Stile Antico Celebrates Ten Years”