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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.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
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Studio Master: CDA67957Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Giovanni Gabrieli’s magnificent liturgical settings from the heart of the Venetian polychoral tradition are performed with exuberance and majesty in the composer’s four-hundredth anniversary year.» More
Maria virgo, regia de radice Jesse,
virgo ante partum,
virgo in partu,
virgo post partum, incontaminata;
mater Domini, inventrix gratiae,
Aurea porta gratia plena:
benedicta in mulieribus,
cuius beatus venter Christum tulit:
cuius beata ubera Dei filium lactaverunt.
Te laudamus, Deus noster.
O virgin Mary, from the royal stock of Jesse,
virgin before giving birth,
virgin while giving birth,
virgin after giving birth, unsullied;
mother of the Lord, discoverer of grace,
mother of life.
Golden door full of grace:
blessed among women,
more honourable than the cherubim,
more glorious than the seraphim,
whose blessed belly bore Christ:
whose blessed breasts suckled the son of God.
We praise you, our God.