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Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Birds And Gregorian Chant

Eight years ago, when I could still sing, I was in a choir which sang the William Byrd Mass in Five Voices. This event was one of the highlights of my life. To be in a very small choir of men and women who were trained in one long rehearsal to sing so well was such a treat, I shall remember that for the rest of my life.

The music of Byrd must be considered a gift to the entire world. When I play such music, birds sing...

Here is one of the most beautiful creations of men in the world.