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Lord, not to us, but to thy name, Z137
composer
circa 1680
author of text
Psalm 115, second version

Recordings
'Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services, Vol. 4' (CDA66644)
Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services, Vol. 4
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66644  Archive Service; also available on CDS44141/51  
'Purcell: The Complete Sacred Music' (CDS44141/51)
Purcell: The Complete Sacred Music
MP3 £35.00FLAC £35.00ALAC £35.00Buy by post £40.00 CDS44141/51  11CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
Details
Track 8 on CDA66644 [0'58] Archive Service; also available on CDS44141/51
Track 8 on CDS44141/51 CD4 [0'58] 11CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

Lord, not to us, but to thy name, Z137
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Purcell’s setting of Lord, not to us, but to thy name is incomplete, for after twenty-four bars of the autograph score (in the British Museum) he simply writes in a thick stroke through the staves, leaving plenty of unused space in which he would have continued the work. Completed anthems usually receive a flourish to signify their end. Additionally, thirty-two lines of John Patrick’s paraphrase of Psalm 115 are left unset. The section that does survive makes a neat, if short, anthem.

from notes by Robert King ©

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Details for CDA66644 track 8
Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-93-64408
Duration
0'58
Recording date
6 January 1996
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Ben Turner
Recording engineer
Philip Hobbs & Lindsay Pell
Hyperion usage
  1. Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services, Vol. 4 (CDA66644)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: March 1993
    Deletion date: September 2005
    Archive Service; also available on CDS44141/51
  2. Purcell: The Complete Sacred Music (CDS44141/51)
    Disc 4 Track 8
    Release date: November 2002
    11CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
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