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.

Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Click cover art to view larger version
Track(s) taken from APR7501

Turkey in the Straw

composer

Percy Grainger (piano)
Recording details: February 1921
Columbia Records America, USA
Release date: February 2011
Total duration: 2 minutes 39 seconds
 

Reviews

'Here’s something a little bit special to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Percy Grainger … Grainger was a charismatic pianist and also a discographic pioneer. He was entrusted with some important ‘first ever’ recordings … this set will appeal both to collectors of historic piano recordings, but also to admirers of the composer … the transfers have been effected with great skill by Ward Marston [and] the fine booklet note is by that doyen of Grainger biographers and scholars, John Bird. So, a wonderful set' (MusicWeb International)» More

'The best of Grainger’s shellac efforts retain their vividness and communicative immediacy. Even if Grainger had never met and befriended Grieg, his interpretations of the composer still would bear an 'authentic' imprimatur for their rhythmic verve, nervous energy, and bold projection of melodies' (ClassicsToday.com)» More
Waiting for content to load...
Waiting for content to load...