Evening Prayer: Purcell Anthems and Sacred Songs was recorded by Chanticleer with dynamic instrumental ensemble Capriccio Stravagante. The son of a Royal musician, Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695). wrote hauntingly beautiful, highly expressive church music that covers a wide emotional spectrum, from the melancholic to the joyous, from the ecstatic to the sublime.
"Their astonishing purity of sound, understated and vibrato-less, is spine tingling? Though the Chapel Royal could have hardly heard such refinement, I've no doubt Charles II would have enjoyed every minute of it"
--BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE