To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
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.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
Studio Master: CDA67957Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Giovanni Gabrieli’s magnificent liturgical settings from the heart of the Venetian polychoral tradition are performed with exuberance and majesty in the composer’s four-hundredth anniversary year.» More
Maria virgo, regia de radice Jesse, virgo ante partum, virgo in partu, virgo post partum, incontaminata; mater Domini, inventrix gratiae, genitrix vitae. Aurea porta gratia plena: benedicta in mulieribus, honorabilior cherubim, gloriosior seraphim, cuius beatus venter Christum tulit: cuius beata ubera Dei filium lactaverunt. Te laudamus, Deus noster. Alleluia.
O virgin Mary, from the royal stock of Jesse, virgin before giving birth, virgin while giving birth, virgin after giving birth, unsullied; mother of the Lord, discoverer of grace, mother of life. Golden door full of grace: blessed among women, more honourable than the cherubim, more glorious than the seraphim, whose blessed belly bore Christ: whose blessed breasts suckled the son of God. We praise you, our God. Alleluia.