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Peccavi super numerum

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Peccavi super numerum is a fine early example of Byrd’s mastery of setting penitential texts in a deeply affective manner, the text in this case being partly from the Prayer of Manasseh, an apocryphal ode appended to the Book of Psalms.

from notes by Owen Rees © 2020


The Sweetest Songs
Studio Master: SIGCD633Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 5 on SIGCD633 [6'00] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD633 track 5

Recording date
21 April 2016
Recording venue
The Church of St Michael and All Angels, Summertown, Oxford, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
David Hinitt
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  1. The Sweetest Songs (SIGCD633)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: February 2021
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