Byrd: Masses, Lamentations, Motets
The Hilliard Ensemble : discography


EMI Reflexe CDS 7 49205 8

Playing time: 97'04

Recorded: October 3-7, 1983, St. James Church (Clerkenwell), London

Note: the three masses and 'Ave verum corpus' were also published in 1991 as single CD (CDM 7 63441 2), with the cover as below:



Byrd: Masses, Lamentations, Motets

The Hilliard Ensemble


Contents:

CD 1
Mass for four voices
 1.  Kyrie [2:27] 
 2.  Gloria [6:18] 
 3.  Credo [8:39] 
 4.  Sanctus & Benedictus [4:32] 
 5.  Agnus Dei [3:51] 

Mass for three voices
 6.  Kyrie [0:45] 
 7.  Gloria [4:47] 
 8.  Credo [7:48] 
 9.  Sanctus & Benedictus [3:29] 
 10.  Agnus Dei [3:33] 

CD 2
Mass for five voices
 1.  Kyrie [1:51] 
 2.  Gloria [5:35] 
 3.  Credo [10:40] 
 4.  Sanctus & Benedictus [4:35] 
 5.  Agnus Dei [3:47] 

 6.  De Lamentatione Hieremiae a 5 [12:49] 
 7.  Christe qui lux es et dies/Precamur a 5 [3:06] 
 8.  Laetentur coeli a 5 [3:37] 
 9.  Ave verum corpus a 4 [3:53] 


Performers:

Gillian Fisher, soprano
David James, countertenor
Paul Elliott, tenor
Leigh Nixon, tenor
Paul Hillier, bass
Michael George, bass