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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 35 seconds

Giunta vaga biltÓ
composer
ballata; Squarcialupi Codex; early fifteenth century
author of text

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Margaret Philpot (alto), Imogen Barford (medieval harp)
Introduction  EnglishFranšaisDeutsch
The mix of transparency and subtlety in Landini’s Giunta vaga biltá draws you in right from the start. This too is a courtly love lyric, but more positive, more confident—true Italianate appreciation of a beautiful woman. The only sadness behind it lies in the knowledge that Francesco Landini was himself blind.

from notes by Catherine Bott ę 2006


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'The Garden of Zephirus' (CDH55289)
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