Pleas for protection in classic High Renaissance style (from Gesualdo, Croce and others), then refracted through a modern prism (Paul Schoenfield’s Psalm 86 in Hebrew). Features the beautiful anthem One thing I have desired by great and underrated British composer Herbert Howells and a serene Psalm 23 from Denmark's Carl Nielsen.
Tiburtio Massaino (before 1550–c. 1609), psalm 16, Conserva me Domine
Thomas Ravenscroft (1582/83–c. 1635), psalm 4, Oxford
Ferdinando di Lasso (1560–1609), psalm 62, Sperate in Domino