A knot of riddles

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The Exeter Book
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Bliss: A Knot of Riddles & other songs
CDA67188/92CDs Composers of World War I
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
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No 1: Fish in river  My abode's not silent, but I am not loud-mouthed
No 2: Swallows  This wind wafts little creatures
No 3: An oyster  The deep sea suckled me, the waves sounded over me
No 4: A weather cock  My breast is puffed up and my neck extended
No 5: A bookworm 'Hommage modeste Maurice Ravel'  A moth devoured words
No 6: A cross of wood  I am supple of body and sport with the wind
No 7: Sun and moon  I saw a strange creature
Track 7 on CDA67188/9 CD1 [2'59] 2CDs Composers of World War I
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Track-specific metadata for CDA67188/9 disc 1 track 4

A weather cock
Recording date
11 February 1998
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Bliss: A Knot of Riddles & other songs (CDA67188/9)
    Disc 1 Track 4
    Release date: February 2000
    2CDs Composers of World War I