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 Andrew Lamb © 2003
A celebration of music spanning the length and breadth of the British Isles, featuring mesmerising new arrangements of some of the most beautiful tunes ever written.» More
|Hughes: A Purse of Gold & other songs|
Despite the tradition of passing folk songs from generation to the next, aurally, the Irish folk song had lost its importance somewhat in nineteenth century Ireland, but by the turn of the twentieth-century the revival of Ireland’s native music wa ...» More
|More songs my father taught me|
'Other singers over recent decades have given the songs an airing from time to time, but Thomas Allen is the very man to do it' (Gramophone)
'With piano-playing by that most sensitive of accompanists, Malcolm Martineau, Sir Thomas Allen brings high art to these songs … with an affectio ...» More
|My Lagan Love - other songs of Ireland|
|The last rose of summer|
'Not in the profoundest Schubert, the most exquisite Fauré, has either of them performed with more delicacy and refinement, more tenderness, humour, a ...
'A delightful and diverse selection … strangely haunting' (BBC Music Magazine)» More