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Choristers from the time of James II's coronation in 1685.
Copyright Dean and Chapter of Westminster
Track(s) taken from CDA67792
Recording details: June 2009
Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom
Produced by David Trendell
Engineered by Simon Eadon
Release date: April 2010
Total duration: 3 minutes 20 seconds

'A highly accomplished and nicely varied survey of Restoration music' (Gramophone)

'The Abbey choir, under James O'Donnell, conveys the thrill of Purcell's music and the whole disc is marked by crucial attention to the articulation of words and the careful balancing of choral sonorities' (The Daily Telegraph)

'Clear and uncluttered sound, the antiphonal effects nicely caught in a faultless Hyperion recording' (International Record Review)

'Hear my prayer, O Lord lasts a mere two and a half minutes but has a massive, almost disturbing power. Other works exude a cheerful grace' (Financial Times)

God is our hope and strength
composer
late 1670s
author of text
Psalm 46: 1-3, 5

Other recordings available for download
Winchester Cathedral Choir, The Parley of Instruments, David Hill (conductor)

Other albums featuring this work
'Blow: Anthems' (CDD22055)
Blow: Anthems
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