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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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Vidi speciosam sicut columbam,
ascendentem desuper rivos aquarum,
cuius inestimabilis odor erat nimis in vestimentis eius;
et sicut dies verni circumdabant eam
flores rosarum et lilia convallium.
Quae est ista, quae ascendit per desertum
sicut virgula fumi ex aromatibus myrrhae et thuris?
I saw her when, fair as a dove,
she winged her flight above the rivers of waters.
The priceless savour of her perfumes hung heavy in her garments,
and about her it was as the flower
of roses in the spring of the year, and as the lilies of the valley.
Who is this who arises from the desert
as a plume of smoke from the burning of myrrh and incense?