Purcell: Anthems for the Chapel Royal (CD)

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Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, Richard Marlow

“The choir of Trinity College, Cambridge under Richard Marlow add substantially to their reputation in this recording. They begin with the Benedicite , strong in rhythm as in full-bodied tone, and end with the great eight-part Hear my prayer, skilful in shaping, secure in intonation, sensitive in balance.” (Gramophone) “Marlow gets god results from his singers; such expressive anthems as Remember Not.. and Hear My Prayer.. are eloquently done and beautifully recorded.” (Penguin Guide 3 stars)

  • [1] O all ye works of the Lord (Benedicite) 8:36
  • [2] Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts 2:13
  • [3] Blow up the trumpet in Zion 6:18
  • [4] Save me, O God, for Thy Name’s sake 3:38
  • [5] Remember not, Lord, our offences 2:51
  • [6] O God, Thou hast cast us out 4:02
  • [7] O Lord God of hosts 4:31
  • [8] Funeral sentences (Man that is born of a woman / In the midst
    of life / Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts) 9:53
  • [9] I was glad (Anthem for the Coronation of James II, 1685) 4:07
  • [10] Lord, how long wilt Thou be angry? 3:49
  • [11] O God, Thou art my God 3:53
  • [12] O be joyful in the Lord (Jubilate) 2:53
  • [13] I will sing unto the Lord 2:55
  • [14] Hear my prayer, O Lord 2:58