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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from notes by Peter Phillips © 2006
extrait des notes rédigées par Peter Phillips © 2006
aus dem Begleittext von Peter Phillips © 2006
Deutsch: Renate Wendel
|A choral tapestry|
A Choral Tapestry' explores the rich vocal timbres of sacred vocal music spanning five centuries. Interweaving genres create an ethereal sonic tapestry that centres around the haunting beauty of William Byrd's Mass for Four Voices. The programme i ...» More
|Byrd & Monte: The Word Unspoken|
The texts from the Word Unspoken, featuring works of William Byrd and Philippe de Monte, reveal the Catholic community’s sense of isolation ('How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?'—Quomodo Cantabimus) and bereavement ('Jerusalem is ...» More
|Byrd: Playing Elizabeth's Tune|
Peter Phillips directs The Tallis Scholars in sacred music by William Byrd, recorded while filming for the BBC in Tewkesbury Abbey.» More
|Byrd: The Tallis Scholars sing William Byrd|
"England has never produced a greater composer than William Byrd. His music for the Anglican Church has been sung without interruption since the 16th century. In stark contrast his Catholic music was not heard for over 300 years. This specially pr ...» More
This album, subtitled 'English polyphony in dangerous times', brings together six English composers whose combined careers span more than a century—Byrd, Tallis, Morley, Philips, White and Tomkins, undercover Catholic composers revelling in clande ...» More