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Hyperion Records

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The Meeting on the Turret Stairs by Frederick William Burton (1816-1900)
The National Gallery of Ireland
Track(s) taken from CDA67549
Recording details: April 2001
Angel Studios, Islington, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Catherine Bott & Stephen Henderson
Engineered by Steve Price & Mat Bartram
Release date: January 2006
Total duration: 2 minutes 49 seconds

Par maintes foys
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And when does a young man’s fancy lightly turn to thoughts of courtly love? Why, in spring, when you ‘cast a clout’ and venture out to enjoy nature, red in tooth and claw. Or beak and claw, in the case of Jehan Vaillant’s Par maintes foys—count the number of birds vying for supremacy of the skies.

from notes by Catherine Bott © 2006

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