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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|No Exceptions No Exemptions|
This recital draws its inspiration from those lives upturned by the Great War, whether soldier or civilian. Alongside established works, the programme introduces little known songs which portray the humanity of those caught up in the torrent of wa ...» More
|A Christmas Present from Polyphony|
'Stephen Layton directs the performances and deserves major credit for the very high standards evident on this compilation' (BBC Music Magazine)
'This is a disc for listening to in peace, after the Christmas Day festivites are over and the visitors have gone' (The Daily Telegraph)» More
'An extremely well-sung traditional carol collection. The concert makes a great appeal by the quality of the singing and the beautiful digital recordi ...
'A model of its kind' (The Times)» More
|English Orchestral Songs|
'Maltman captures the almost unbearably poignant feeling of these [Gurney] songs' (BBC Music Magazine)
'Singing of distinction and a programme of remarkable strength. Hyperion is on to a winner here' (Yorkshire Post)» More
|Gurney: Severn Meadows & other songs|
'Another fine addition to the Hyperion treasure-house of vocal recordings' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)
‘If … at the very thought of hazy June fields, your eyes mist up or you feel a lump in the throat, then this record is for you. On it, the tenor ...» More
|Howells: Choral Music|
Howells’ ‘Coll. Reg.’ settings immediately set the benchmark for twentieth-century liturgical composition and led to the composer being besieged by requests from cathedrals and collegiate chapels for other such ‘custom-built’ settings. A generous ...» More
|O magnum misterium|
'A gloriously sung collection … captures the tranquil pastoral mood of Christmas Eve. The recording could hardly be bettered' (The Penguin Guide ...
'Polyphony is superb … the most completely recommendable new issue for Christmas I've found so far' (The Independent on Sunday)» More
'An indispensable collection for those who know the repertoire; a revelation to those who do not' (Gramophone)
'If you enjoy English song, this set is a must … The singers are Britain's best, and their excellence is matched by the accompaniments of Cliffor ...» More
|IVOR GURNEY (1890-1937))|
|In FlandersPaul Agnew (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)» More|
|In FlandersStephen Varcoe (baritone), Clifford Benson (piano)» More|
|In FlandersRobin Tritschler (tenor), Malcolm Martineau (piano)» More|
|In FlandersChristopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)» More|