PELHAM HUMFREY (1647-1674): Symphony Anthems - The king shall rejoice, By the waters of Babylon, Hear my prayer O God, O Lord my God, Hear my crying O God, Haste Thee O God, Like as the hart.
Catalogue Number: 05T015
Label: Pan Classics
Reference: PC 10388
Description: Humfrey was a pioneer in the word-setting of English biblical texts, as well as applying elements of French and Italian styles to his work and, along with Matthew Locke exerted a strong influence on his peers even at his young age, including William Turner, Purcell, and John Blow. Oxford Consort of Voices, Instruments of Time and Truth; Edward Higginbottom.