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En non Dieu/Quant voi la rose/NOBIS

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This is one of the most closely wrought motets in the whole repertoire. The texts are interrelated to an extraordinary degree, sharing phrases, syntactical constructions and rhyme words. Some of these echoes are cunningly placed to mark points of melodic imitation (e.g. ‘et le roussignol chanter’ in the third line of both poems), for the melodies display as many interrelations as their texts.

from notes by Christopher Page © 1990

Recordings

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
CDH55273

Details

Track 14 on CDH55273 [2'41]

Track-specific metadata for CDA66423 track 14

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-90-42314
Duration
2'41
Recording date
23 March 1990
Recording venue
Church of the Hospital of St Cross, Winchester, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Martin Compton
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
Hyperion usage
  1. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (CDA66423)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: September 1990
    Deletion date: January 2006
    Superseded by CDH55273
  2. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (CDH55273)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: February 2007
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