My Beloved Spake: Anthems by Henry Purcell & Pelham Humfrey ()

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The Anglican anthem is an elaborate, often festive polyphonic form roughly comparable to the motet from Continental countries. With strong liturgical connections, the anthem of the late 17th century tends to contain conservative elements, and so it is with this collection of anthems by Henry Purcell and his slightly older contemporary, Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674, meaning that he died at an even younger age than Purcell did). In Purcell there are such elements as the striking half-step dissonances in Remember not, Lord, our ...

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  1. Remember not, Lord, our offences, anthem for chorus & organ, Z. 50
  2. Jehova, quam multi sunt, sacred song for tenor, bass, chorus & continuo, Z. 135
  3. O sing unto the Lord, anthem for soprano, alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, 2 violins, viola & organ, Z. 44
  4. O Lord My God, for 4 voices, strings & organ
  5. Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (Evening Service), for chorus & orchestra in E minor
  6. Behold now, praise the Lord, anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, 2 violins, viola & continuo, Z. 3
  7. My beloved spake, anthem for alto, tenor, 2 basses, chorus, strings & continuo, Z. 28
  8. Hear my prayer, O Lord, anthem for chorus, violins & continuo, Z. 15 (unfinished)
  9. Rejoice in the Lord alway ("Bell Anthem"), anthem for alto, tenor, bass, chorus, strings & organ, Z. 49
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My Beloved Spake: Anthems by Henry Purcell & Pelham Humfrey
2012, Chandos

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