Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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Henry Stobart studied recorder and tuba at the Birmingham School of Music. He played with several ensembles before first travelling to Bolivia where he lived with rural communities and studied their music for several years, developing a special interest in Bolivian music. Besides lecturing widely on Andean music he has written many articles and a PhD at St John's College, Cambridge.
Matthew Spring read music and history at Keele University and at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he completed a D.Phil on the lute. He went on to study the lute at the Royal College of Music and now follows parallel careers as performer and musicologist. Matthew presently lectures at various universities, including London Guildhall University where he held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship.
Jon Banks read music at Exeter College, Oxford, where he also completed a D.Phil on fifteenth-century Italian music. His book The Motet as a Formal Type in Northern Italy, c1500 was recently published by Garland Press. Jon performs with the early music/folk group Dragonsfire, sings professionally in various London choirs and is active as a jazz pianist and guitarist with the electronics group Thumbasket.