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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.
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'Delectable though this music is, it needs performers who can do it justice, and James O'Donnell and his choir do that and then some. Whether depicting a soul thirsting for the Lord's rest, or giving thanks for salvation, the smooth trebles soar into the rafters of Westminster. This is a CD that brings the listener one step closer to heaven' (bbc.co.uk)
The Portuguese composer João Lourenço Rebelo became a favourite of King John IV who knighted him and appointed him in charge of the music of the Chapel Royal. Panis angelicus is a seven-part motet and one of sadly very few of Rebelo’s works which survived the earthquake in Lisbon in 1755.