The Eagle's Force (Byrd, William)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
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Score and Parts
Dallas: Hawthorne Early Music, 2015.
|Work Title||The Eagle's Force|
|First Publication||1611 in Psalmes, Songs, and Sonnets|
|Librettist||Thomas Churchyard (ca.1520–1604)|
|Composer Time Period||Renaissance|
|Instrumentation||3 voices (SSA or SST)|
- According to one contemporary edition, this appeared in Byrd's Psalms, Songs and Sonnets of 1611.
- The original voicing of the song apparently had the first two parts in C1 clef, i.e. soprano, and the bottom line was C3 clef, which could be alto, contralto or tenor