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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from notes by John Whenham © 2004
extrait des notes rédigées par John Whenham © 2004
Français: Isabelle Battioni
aus dem Begleittext von John Whenham © 2004
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|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
'The answer to many prayers; a blockbusting survey of choral masterpieces performed by a choir of exceptional calibre' (Classic FM Magazine)
'For anyone eager to sample varied music from the Golden Age of polyphony this is a perfect disc' (Classic CD)» More
'It is doubtful whether [Missa in illo tempore] could ever be given a more persuasive reading' (Gramophone)
'Marvellous … The Sixteen sing with superb rhythmic vitality and great power' (The Sunday Times)» More
|The Sacred Flame|
A treasure-trove of outstanding motets, including works by Bach, Buxtehude, Gabrieli, Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Palestrina, Schütz and Sweelinck. All performed by the Cambridge Singers at their sensuous and virtuosic best.» More
|Monteverdi: The Sacred Music, Vol. 3|
|The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2|
'More than just a highlight sampler. This is a classy collection, brought together with a great deal of care and attention to musical programming seldom found in this kind of CD … A stocking-filler any music lover would appreciate' (Scotland ...» More