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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: March 1987
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Robert van Bahr
Engineered by Robert van Bahr
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 2 minutes 0 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)

Gloria ad modem tubae
composer
author of text
Ordinary of the Mass

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
A canonic setting for two voices above two fanfare-like, reiterative parts (we take the liberty of vocalizing these!) which gradually merge together, hocketing wildly. Not everyone feels this piece to be worthy of Dufay …

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

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