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        Byrd was the leading English composer of his generation, and together with his continental colleagues Giovanni Palestrina (c.1525-1594) and Orlando de Lassus (1532-1594), one of the acknowledged great masters of the late Renaissance. Byrd is considered by many the greatest English composer of any age, and indeed his substantial volume of high-quality compositions in every genre of the time makes it easy to consider him the greatest composer of the Renaissance -- his versatility ... Read more

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