William Byrd: for my Ladye Nevell

Charlston, T. (2008) William Byrd: for my Ladye Nevell. [Audio]

Abstract

Keyboard music by William Byrd, performed by Terence Charlston (harpsichord and virginals). This is one of the finest surviving Tudor Music Manuscripts featuring the music of Byrd, the most important composer of the golden age of keyboard composition. My Ladye Nevells Booke is one of the finest surviving Tudor music manuscripts. The contents are entirely devoted to the keyboard music of William Byrd, of which it is the single most important source. Byrd was the most important composer of the golden age of keyboard composition known as the English virginalist school. Liner notes also by Terence Charlston.

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