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HYP201203 - Hyperion monthly sampler – March 2012
HYP201203
Recording details: Various dates
Various recording venues
Produced by Various producers
Engineered by Various engineers
Release date: March 2012
Total duration: 32 minutes 25 seconds

Hyperion monthly sampler – March 2012
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Hyperion has new esoteric surprises—but enriching ones—on offer, and as Record of the Month for March 2012 we present first recordings of two Kalkbrenner Piano Concertos, this fifty-sixth volume in our Romantic Piano Concerto series featuring dazzling performances by Howard Shelley and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Shelley is also at the tiller of the admirable Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana in the final instalment of their commended Spohr Symphonies cycle, this time offering up No 7 'The earthly and divine in human life' and No 9 'The Seasons'.

Hagai Shaham and Arnon Erez see another premiere in the first recording of the Complete Achron Suites for violin & piano, a greatly expanded survey based around a single CD previously on the Biddulph label—this is music, and performance, truly worth getting to know. And arch-Medtner-ite Hamish Milne has completed a personal journey through the Medtner Short Piano Works, an anthology very much more than the sum of its parts.

A third recording from the explorative Royal Holloway Choir under Rupert Gough takes us into a glorious world of Swedish contemporary polyphony in an album of Choral works by Bo Hansson.

Re-issued this month are Philip Martin's expectation-defying The Maiden's Prayer & other gems from an old piano stool, St Paul's Cathedral Choir making some veritable discoveries in Passiontide at St Paul's, the Dohnányi Piano Quintets from The Schubert Ensemble of London, and another of Westminster Cathedral Choir's seminal Palestrina Masses recordings.


'Kalkbrenner: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3' (CDA67843)
Kalkbrenner: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3
'Spohr: Symphonies Nos 7 & 9' (CDA67939)
Spohr: Symphonies Nos 7 & 9
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00ALAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00 CDA67939  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Achron: Complete Suites for violin and piano' (CDA67841)
Achron: Complete Suites for violin and piano
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 CDA67841  2CDs for the price of 1  
'Medtner: Arabesques, Dithyrambs, Elegies & other short piano works' (CDA67851/2)
Medtner: Arabesques, Dithyrambs, Elegies & other short piano works
'Hansson: Endless border & other choral works' (CDA67881)
Hansson: Endless border & other choral works
'The Maiden's Prayer' (CDH55410)
The Maiden's Prayer
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55410  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Passiontide at St Paul's' (CDH55436)
Passiontide at St Paul's
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'Dohnányi: Piano Quintets & Serenade' (CDH55412)
Dohnányi: Piano Quintets & Serenade
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'Palestrina: Missa Ecce ego Johannes & other sacred music' (CDH55407)
Palestrina: Missa Ecce ego Johannes & other sacred music
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55407  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
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