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In occasu sideris

composer
between 6 July and 3 September 1189; lament on death of Henry II
author of text

Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
Recording details: November 1988
Church of the Hospital of St Cross, Winchester, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Tony Faulkner
Release date: July 1989
Total duration: 6 minutes 8 seconds

Cover artwork: The Magi before Herod from a Psalter produced in an Augustine house in northern England (c1170).
Copenhagen, Royal Library MS Thott 143 2o,f.10. Reproduced by permission
 
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'This is rather special—the best record I have ever reviewed' (Gramophone)

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