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MARCHE BEFORE THE BATTELL by William Byrd, is an arrangement of his well-known "Earle of Oxford's March." It has survived down through history within the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, a primary source of keyboard music from the English Renaissance. The Marche opens Byrd's Battell Suite, attributed to his association with the Seventeenth Earl of Oxford. (Skill level: high school and above)

Byrd - Marche Before the Battel Horn Quartet

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