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Nesciens mater
Walter Lambe
(c.1450 - c.1499)
Recorded in Performance May 17, 1986
Collegium Cantorum
Nesciens mater virgo virum
peperit sine dolore
Salvatorem saeculorum,
ipsum Regem angelorum
sola virgo lactabat
ubera de caelo plena.
   The Virgin Mother, not knowing man,
bore without sorrow the Savior of
the ages; the Virgin unaided nursed
the King of the angels himself, with
breasts made full by [the power of]

(Captured on a now-elderly analog recording, this was the first work ever performed by Collegium Cantorum.)

Recording © Copyright 1986 Timothy Kendall. All rights reserved.

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