Inside A Composer With Humanism
Life of William
In 1543 London, England William Byrd was not just an ordinary person. He became a composer. This makes him a Individual an a Humanist, he wrote songs that he became proud of. He could do anything towards his music to make it better. At 20 yrs old he started as a coorganist with Thomas Tallis in the Royal Chapel , London and was there from 1570-til death.
The ISM's in Byrd
William is a humanist and a individualist. William was compassionate about his music. He has what's called perseverance. One of the best qualities of being a musician. He believes in himself and his music and never gave up. He I'm sure was a proud and a pleased man at the time. This is one of the best qualities as a composer (musician) is to never give up in what you believe you can do, he created a beautiful piece of music because he had faith. That makes him a good composer.
Williams Music Intrest
William was a good musician, he had the interest in solo songs, virginal music, fantasias for vois and other music for Anglican Churches.
Inside of William
William was a respectful and tolerant man.
William Byrd as and adult
William Byrd in his adult ages. Looks pleased and happy with himself and as a composer.
William's Beautiful wife, looks happy and nice.
William piece of "Sing Joyfully"
Song written by him. It was created to be the anthem in 1559. The song isn't in a exact place, it can be in a church were people sing it.
William Byrd as and adult
History behind the Anthem (aka) "Sing Joyfully"
Sing Joyfully written by himself William Byrd became the anthem in London, England and was stated to be that in 1559 by Queen Elizabeth I. It is a song that is powerful and full of strong meaning.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqUj9v8JVTU - Video of "Sing Joyfully" by William Byrd
http://library.artstor.org/library/iv2.html?parent=true - Picture of Young William Byrd
http://www.hoasm.org/IVM/WilliamByrd.jpg - Picture from Google Image of William as an adult
http://www.uh.edu/~tkoozin/projects/ogan/byrdsing.jpg - Williams Music sheet of " Sing Joyfully"
Sing Joyfully.. Why it is important to England and all people
This song that William wrote resembles pride and honor and the showing to his society and religion. William turned a song into this amazing piece that became London's Anthem. That is a amazing accomplishment and achievement for him. People in churches sing this song and the history all around it is really fascinating. If it were not for William, London would not have this heart meaning National Anthem. Thumbs up to William!