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Ave parens/Ad gratie/AVE MARIA

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This is probably an English piece, like the next. It is the kind of lyrical, mellifluous hymn to the Virgin that English musicians produced easily (perhaps too easily) in the thirteenth century. Unlike the French pieces, it responds to an intonation closer to Just than Pythagorean.

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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell


Track 8 on CDH55273 [1'35]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55273 track 8

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 8
    Release date: September 1990
    Deletion date: January 2006
    Superseded by CDH55273
  2. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (CDH55273)
    Disc 1 Track 8
    Release date: February 2007
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