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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|Christmas Carols and Motets|
This recording presents three traditional ways of celebrating Christmas in music: medieval carols, renaissance motets praising the Virgin Mary, and German chorales.» More
|Lassus: Missa Osculetur me|
The first recording of the magnificent motet and Mass Osculetur me by Lassus, both scored for double choir, together with a selection of his sacred motets.» More
|Rore: Missa Praeter rerum seriem|
In 1994 this CD won both the Gramophone Early Music Award and the Gramophone/Classic FM People's Choice Award. Hitherto known chiefly for his madrigals, this was the first recording to feature an extensive selection of sacred music by the Franco-F ...» More
|Tallis: Lamentations of Jeremiah|
The music in this third Gimell anthology dedicated to Tallis comes from both early and late in his career. Separated by perhaps forty years it is hard to believe they were all written by the same man.» More
|Tomkins: The Great Service|
A pupil of William Byrd, Thomas Tomkins' technique as a contrapuntalist was second to none, as can be heard in the Great Service or the anthem O God, the proud are risen against me. In this respect alone he was the composer who most obviously cont ...» More