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Byrd at 400

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Byrd at 400

Tenebrae returns to Purbeck Arts Week with a programme commemorating 400 years since the death of William Byrd, one of England’s greatest composers. This programme showcases some of Byrd’s most inspirational, devotional and popular works, alongside those of his contemporaries in the atmospheric and historic setting of The Priory Church of Lady St. Mary, Wareham. 


Lobo – Versa est in luctum
Byrd – Ave verum corpus
Byrd – Mass for 4 voices (without Credo)
Byrd – Laudibus in sanctis
Byrd – Vigilate
Padilla – Missa Ego flos campi (without Credo)


Sheppard – In manus tuas I
Plainsong – Pange lingua
Byrd – Ne irascaris
Tallis – Lamentations I
Chant – In monte oliveti
Sheppard – In manus tuas II
Tallis – Lamentations II
Blitheman – In pace in idipsum

Venue & Address

The Priory Church of Lady St Mary,, 18 Church Street, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4ND, United Kingdom




£25, students £2