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Le chant des oiseaulx

author of text

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


Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries


Track 15 on CDH55148 [6'12]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55148 track 15

Recording date
31 March 1987
Recording venue
St John-at-Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Robert van Bahr
Recording engineer
Robert van Bahr
Hyperion usage
  1. Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries (CDA66370)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: November 1990
    Deletion date: January 2004
    Superseded by CDH55148
  2. Sacred and Secular Music from six centuries (CDH55148)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: January 2004
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