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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|Arias for Guadagni|
British countertenor Iestyn Davies is one of the fastest rising stars on the concert and opera circuit. For this selection of arias written for Gaetano Guadagni, the first ‘modern’ castrato and famed all over Europe for his lyric voice, he is imma ...» More
|Orpheus with his lute|
'The Parley of Instruments, Rachel Brown, director Peter Holman and the Hyperion recording team all deserve applause' (Gramophone)
'With the programme arranged by play rather than chronology, creating an alluring stylistic variety within its 100-or-so-year span, and excellent soun ...» More
|Songs to Shakespeare|
'Grips the attention from beginning to end. Splendid stuff' (RAM Magazine)» More
|While shepherds watched|
A Christmas record with a difference! This jolly disc revives the little-known tradition of ‘gallery music’, suppressed by the Oxford Movement in early Victorian times because it was too cheerful. All fifteen works vitally capture the enthusiasm of a ...» More
|Full fathom fiveCatherine Bott (soprano), The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)» More|
|No more dams I'll make for fishAnthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)» More|
|While shepherds watched their flocks by nightTimothy Brown (countertenor), The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)» More|
|You spotted snakesCatherine Bott (soprano), The Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman (conductor)» More|
|You spotted snakesAnthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)» More|