Verse Anthems (Henry Purcell)

Verse Anthems (Henry Purcell)
Director of Music: 
George Guest
Organ Scholar: 
John Scott
Release date: 
January 1976
Featuring: 
  • Stafford Dean (Bass)
  • Anthony Dawson (Tenor)
  • Ian Partridge (Tenor)
  • Paul Esswood (Counter Tenor)
  • Lynton Atkinson (Treble)
  • Harry Gregson-Williams (Treble)
  • A string orchestra (Leader: Raymond Keenlyside)
Record label: 
Argo
Catalogue number: 
Argo ZRG 831

This disc is available as part of the Decca Classics Box Set of George Guest's recordings with St John's. More information on the set is available here.

Track list
  1. Behold, I bring you glad tidings
  2. In Thee, O Lord, do I put my trust
  3. I was glad when they said unto me
  4. O give thanks
  5. O Lord of hosts

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23 May 2019

 

Responses and Preces: Radcliffe
Psalms 110 (Lloyd), 111 (Smart)
Bevan: Magnificat octavi toni
Nunc Dimittis octavi toni
Tavener: The Lord’s Prayer
Boulanger: Lux aeterna
Hymn 486

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