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 John Evans © 1986
extrait des notes rédigées par Michael Short © 1992
Français: Elisabeth Rhodes
aus dem Begleittext von Michael Short © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|Britten: The Five Canticles|
'Rolfe Johnson is in superb voice … this disc is an outstanding example of his artistry' (Gramophone)
'A superlative Hyperion disc … most notable is the Hyperion team presided over by Anthony Rolfe Johnson, whose 1991 recording has become one of t ...» More
|Britten: Song Cycles|
The charismatic duo of James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook continue their exploration of English Song in 'My Beloved is Mine'. This new recording explores the song cycles of Benjamin Britten 'On this island', 'The Holy Sonnets of John Donne' and 'Se ...» More
|Britten: The Canticles|
'The supporting performers are well chosen. Abraham and lsaac opens with Johnson and countertenor Christopher Ainslie, judiciously placed by th ...
'One of the more interesting of the tide of Britten centenary tributes, The Canticles features the five vocal settings composed at various poin ...» More
|Britten: Michelangelo Sonnets & Winter Words|
'Wonderful performances of two of Britten's finest song cycles, consistently beautiful in vocal quality, and almost miraculous in their integration of ...
'English vocal intelligence at its best, accompanied with utmost orchestral colouring by Graham Johnson' (The Independent on Sunday)» More
|Tippett: Remember your lovers & other songs|
Sir Michael Tippett's great masterpieces—Boyhood's End and The Heart's Assurance—are coupled here with some of his editions of songs by Henry Purcell, and Benjamin Britten's companion piece to Boyhood's End—Canticle 1.» More