• William Byrd

    William Byrd, English organist and composer of the Shakespearean age is best known for his development of the English madrigal. He also wrote virginal and organ music that elevated the English keyboard style. Of Byrd’s origins and early life in London …

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  • Pierre Certon

    Pierre Certon was employed at Notre Dame in Paris and then at the Sainte-Chapelle, where he was in 1536 appointed master of the choristers and in later years was described as composer of music to the French Royal Chapel. He held a canonry at Melun, pro …

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  • Erik Chisholm

    Erik William Chisholm was a Scottish composer, pianist, organist and conductor often known as “Scotland’s forgotten composer”

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