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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Huw Williams leads the choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal in a festive recording of Christmas carols old and new from St James’s Palace, London.» 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
|Christmas at St John's Cambridge|
'David Hill's Advent programme imaginatively mingles antiphons, carols, hymns and motets. Favourites alternate with relative rarities such as Edward N ...
'This recording holds some of the most exquisite choral singing I have ever heard. They must be one of the finest choirs in England. Not only is the t ...» More
The theme of this album is the birth of Christ, reflected in the words and music of twenty-two carols spanning more than six centuries. It includes some of the best and most-loved Christmas choral pieces of all time» More
|Faire is the Heaven|
Drawn from three key periods: the Reformation, the Restoration and the Anglican revival, here are 23 motets and anthems, sung in the beautiful acoustic of the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral.» More
|Favourite Carols from King's|
Favourite Carols from King’s is a collection of the most popular carols featured in the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols over the years, and a tribute to the King’s Christmas tradition.» More
|Howells: Choral Music|
A true master and exponent of the British choral music tradition, Herbert Howells' compositions and settings are brought to life in this collection of his secular and sacred works. Performances come from the youthful talents of The Rodlofus Choir, ...» 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
|What sweeter music|
'What Sweeter Music' is a real festive treat, with a sumptuous collection of songs and carols for Christmas—touching on traditional favourites (Silent Night, Away in a Manger), modern classics (The Lamb, What Sweeter Music ...» More