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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: 6 minutes 12 seconds

Le chant des oiseaulx
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This call of awakening to the season of love – the first day of May, naturally – is famous for its musical representation of French bird-life (and pre-dates Messiaen by some four hundred years!).

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

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