Haec dies is a six-part Latin motet by the renaissance English composer William Byrd It is included in his Cantiones sacrae of It is one of only four six-part works contained in this mostly five-part collection. This work is unique. It contains some most remarkable hemiola, both simultaneous and consecutive. This rhythmic device lends an air of intriguing rhythmic complexity to the work and adds depth to the joyous nature of the work.
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Other recordings available for download. The musical imagination of The Cardinall's Musick does full justice to that of Byrd. Unique about this ensemble is its expressiveness, whether members sing seamlessly as one or tug at each other's lines. This text is most often used at Easter and the setting which Byrd has produced is perfect for this season.
It was also widely believed that these were the final words of the Jesuit Father Edmund Campion who was tortured and executed having arrived from the Continent to minister to the Catholic community in England. Eighteen of William Byrd's most perfect motets illuminate a journey through the Church's year in the company of perhaps the world's most famous choir. The Cambridge Singers , John Rutter conductor. Drawn from three key periods: the Reformation, the Restoration and the Anglican revival, here are 23 motets and anthems, sung in the beautiful acoustic of the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral.
Haec dies a 6 (William Byrd)