Hear my prayer, O Lord

Henry Purcell

Hear my prayer, O Lord


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Hear my Prayer, O Lord (Z. 15) is incomplete in its unique source, Cambridge University's MS. Fitzwilliam 88; perhaps it originally formed the opening movement of a longer Anthem. The surviving music takes as its despairing text the opening utterance of Psalm 104; this is one of only five anthems of Purcell's which do ... read more