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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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Lugebat David Absalon, pius pater filium, tristis senex puerum: heu me fili mi Absalon, quis mihi det ut ego pro te moriar, o fili mi Absalon. Rex autem David filium cooperto flebat capite. Porro rex operuit caput suum, et clamabat voce magna: fili mi Absalon.
David mourned for Absalom, a pious father for his son, a sad old man for his boy: alas, my son Absalom, would that I might die for you, O my son Absalom. King David wept with covered head for his son. Then the King uncovered his head, and cried with a loud voice: my son Absalom.