Sunday, February 6, 2011

The Dream Piece We Will Never Sing

Now ten years in existence, our parish schola can handle many wonderful pieces, including most everything by Palestrina and Victoria as well as Guerrero and a large selection of Di Lasso and Byrd. Of course the pieces I dream about are the ones out of reach: not enough singers, not enough rehearsal time, too many other demands, and just generally too hard. And so I present to you one that got away: Sing Joyfully, by William Byrd, in two versions: Westminster and the pedagogical version at

Sing Joyfully - William Byrd from Matthew Curtis on Vimeo.

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