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Hyperion Records

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The effects of good government (fresco fragment, 1337-1340) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti (d1348)
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena
Track(s) taken from CDH55148
Recording details: February 1989
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 3 minutes 18 seconds

'Music making of the highest order. Everything shows them at their superb best' (Gramophone)

'Something no lover of early music or admirer of this group should miss' (American Record Guide)

'Superbly engineered' (Classic CD)

Salve regina
composer
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Antiphon to the Virgin Mary from Trinity until Advent

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Herman the Cripple, as he was known, was a theorist and composer at the Benedictine monastery of Reichenau. He is chiefly remembered for his two famous antiphons to the Blessed Virgin Mary, this one and Alma redemptoris mater.

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

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