Thomas Tomkins - The Great Service
A pupil of William Byrd, Thomas Tomkins technique as a contra-puntalist was second to none, as can be heard in the Great Service or the anthem O God, the proud are risen against me. In this respect alone he was the composer who most obviously continued Byrd's achievement.
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