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Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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Lamentationes pro die Jovis Sancto 'Lamentations for Good Friday'
'Unusual music … a rewarding release' (Gramophone) 'Quite simply, it's the most consistently beautiful sung version of the work I know, with exemplary instrumental contributions. If you don't have it a ...» More
Cogitavit Dominus dissipare murum filiae Sion:
tetendit funiculum suum,
et non avertit manum suam a perditione:
et murus pariter dissipatus est.
The Lord resolved to ruin the city wall of the daughter of Zion;
with his line he measured it,
not withdrawing his hand until it was completely overthrown,
bringing mourning on wall and rampart;
together they are turned to rubble.
Lamentation 1 Part 2: Teth. Defixae sunt in terra portae eius