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Salve regina

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Antiphon to the Virgin Mary from Trinity until Advent

Herman the Cripple, as he was known, was a theorist and composer at the Benedictine monastery of Reichenau. He is chiefly remembered for his two famous antiphons to the Blessed Virgin Mary, this one and Alma redemptoris mater.

from notes by Paul Hillier © 1990

Connu sous le nom d’Herman l’Infirme, Hermanus Contractus était théoricien et compositeur au monastère des Bénédictins de Reichenau. On se souvient principalement de ses deux célèbres antiennes à la Vierge Marie, celle-ci et Alma redemptoris mater.

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

Hermann, mit dem Beinamen „der Krüppel“, war eine Theoretiker und Komponist im Benediktinerkloster Reichenau. Er ist hauptsächlich bekannt durch seine beiden berühmten Antiphonen an die Heilige Jungfrau Maria, das hier gespielte Stück und Alma redemptoris mater.

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


Naked Byrd, Vol. 2
SIGCD235Download only
Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries


Track 1 on CDH55148 [3'18]
Track 1 on SIGCD235 [3'23] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDA66370 track 1

Recording date
22 February 1989
Recording venue
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
Hyperion usage
  1. Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries (CDA66370)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: November 1990
    Deletion date: January 2004
    Superseded by CDH55148
  2. Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries (CDH55148)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: January 2004
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