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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 54 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)

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Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Peñalosa served as singer at the court of Aragon and in 1517 became a Papal singer in Rome. By 1525 he reappears in the records of Seville Cathedral and was buried there upon his death three years later. This crucifixion motet issues from the same source.

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

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