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Track(s) taken from CDA66677

Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts, Z58c

author of text
Funeral Sentences, Book of Common Prayer

King's Consort Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Recording details: August 1993
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Ben Turner
Engineered by Philip Hobbs
Release date: February 1994
Total duration: 2 minutes 16 seconds

Other recordings available for download

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter (conductor)


'It's difficult to imagine how this new recording could be bettered' (Fanfare, USA)
This brief but eloquent anthem, written for the funeral of Queen Mary in 1695, shows Purcell’s style at its simplest and most moving. The music, almost all note-against-note without contrapuntal elaboration, unfolds with dignity and pathos.

from notes by Collegium Records © 1988

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