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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|Britten: Complete Purcell Realizations|
'The performances (and the music) are lovely, with a first-class lineup of British singers specialising in Britten's msuic. This one is difficult to p ...
'Two irresistible discs—typically painstakingly produced and documented—and would deserve four stars if only they were there to give' (The Times)» More
|Purcell: Mr Henry Purcell's Most Admirable Composures|
'James Bowman must surely be the finest vocal interpreter of Purcell today. His grasp of sentiment, his sense of timing, and his enunciation, are unsu ...» More
|Purcell: Odes, Vol. 6 – Love's goddess sure|
'The richness of Purcell's musical invention sweep all before it, and these records demand to be heard above all for "the greatest Genius we ever had" ...
'A revelation and a delight. Thoroughly recommended' (Classic CD)» More
|Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 2|
'A treasury of good performances. It could hardly be otherwise with this composer and this roster of singers' (Fanfare, USA)» More
|Purcell: The Complete Odes & Welcome Songs|
'A treasure house of shamefully neglected music. Over nine hours of wonderful invention … this major recording achievement must be an irresistibl ...
'By any yardstick these are life-enhancing works' (CDReview)» More
|Purcell: The complete secular solo songs|
'…Barbara Bonney verse charme sur charme, et cette parade émotive, tantôt sucrée tantôt salée, tantôt rustique tantôt savante, tantôt d'amour tantôt à ...» More
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|Hears not my Phillis how the birds 'The Knotting Song', Z371James Bowman (countertenor), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)» More|
|Hears not my Phillis how the birds 'The Knotting Song', Z371Susan Gritton (soprano), The King's Consort» More|
|Love's goddess sure was blind, Z331The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)» More|
|The knotting song, Z371James Bowman (countertenor), Graham Johnson (piano)» More|