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Track(s) taken from CDH55148

Le chant des oiseaulx

author of text

The Hilliard Ensemble
Recording details: March 1987
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Robert van Bahr
Engineered by Robert van Bahr
Release date: November 1990
Total duration: 6 minutes 12 seconds

Cover artwork: The effects of good government (fresco fragment, 1337-1340) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti (d1348)
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena

This call of awakening to the season of love – the first day of May, naturally – is famous for its musical representation of French bird-life (and pre-dates Messiaen by some four hundred years!).

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

Cet appel au réveil à la saison de l’amour – le premier jour de Mai, naturellement – est célèbre pour sa représentation musicale de la vie des oiseaux de France (et devance Messiaen de quelque quatre cents ans!).

extrait des notes rédigées par Paul Hillier © 1990
Français: Marianne Fernée

Dieser Jubelruf für das Wiedererwachen der Jahreszeit der Liebe – am ersten Maientag, natürlich – ist berühmt wegen seiner musikalischen Darstellung der Vogelwelt Frankreichs (und ist mehr als vierhundert Jahre vor Messiaen entstanden!).

aus dem Begleittext von Paul Hillier © 1990
Deutsch: Hans Jürgen Wienkamp

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