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Now that the sun hath veiled his light 'An Evening Hymn', Z193

composer
1688; Harmonia Sacra
arranger
author of text

 
The Evening Hymn is a setting of the poem by Bishop William Fuller, friend of the diarists Pepys and Evelyn. The arrangement for viols was made by Silas Wolston. The ground bass here moves to accommodate modulations to different keys.

from notes by Richard Boothby © 2019

Recordings

Nyman & Purcell: If & other songs
Studio Master: SIGCD586Download only NEWStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Essential Purcell
KING2Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service
Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services, Vol. 11
CDA66716Archive Service; also available on CDS44141/51
Purcell: Mr Henry Purcell's Most Admirable Composures
CDH55303Archive Service
Purcell: The Complete Sacred Music
CDS44141/5111CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
The James Bowman Collection
KING3Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service
Tippett: Remember your lovers & other songs
SIGCD066Download only

Details

Track 13 on SIGCD586 [4'52] Download only NEW
Track 9 on CDA66716 [4'16] Archive Service; also available on CDS44141/51
Track 17 on CDH55303 [4'03] Archive Service
Track 9 on CDS44141/51 CD11 [4'16] 11CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Track 18 on KING2 [4'16] Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service
Track 15 on KING3 [4'03] Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service
Track 11 on SIGCD066 [3'54] Download only

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