Harley, John: William Byrd; Gentleman of the Chapel Royal (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Introduction; London and Westminster 1540-1562; Lincoln 1563-1572; Clerkenwell and Westminster 1572-c.1576; Harlington 1577-1594; Stondon Massey 1594-1623; Sources and Chronology of Byrd's Music; Earliest Vocal Music; Instrumental Works with Cantus Firmi; Early Music for the Anglican Church; Early Instrumental Works without Cantus Firmi; The First 'Sacred Songs'; Motets of the Middle Period; Motets: Style and Development; Instrumental Works of the Middle Period; Secular Songs of the Middle Period; Anglican Music of the Middle Period; Masses; Gradualia; Later Vocal and Instrumental Music; Postscript; Appendices: The Byrd Family; Byrd's Children; Wills; Byrd's Handwriting; William Byrd and St Paul's; Byrd's Portrait; My Ladye Nevells Booke; Catalogue of Byrd's Works; Abbreviations and Public Record Office Classes; Bibliography; Index of Byrd's Works; Name and Subject Index.