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 Jeremy Nicholas © 2015
extrait des notes rédigées par Jeremy Nicholas © 2015
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris
aus dem Begleittext von Jeremy Nicholas © 2015
Deutsch: Ludwig Madlener
|Grieg: Lyric Pieces|
Twenty-seven of Grieg’s most perfect miniatures selected and lovingly recorded by that most mercurial of pianists Stephen Hough: the famous ‘Wedding Day at Troldhaugen’, ‘March of the Trolls’, and many others rather less well known.» More
|Walter Gieseking – The complete Homocord recordings and other rarities|
Walter Gieseking is known as one of the greatest 20th-century pianists, and his playing of Debussy and Ravel in particular is often regarded as definitive. For most of his recording career he recorded for Columbia, but his earliest recordings were ...» More
|Eileen Joyce – The complete Parlophone & Columbia solo recordings|
'Listening to Joyce is strangely addictive. One cannot wait, as it were, to read the next chapter. She shares with Kreisler and Tauber the same unteac ...
'The quality that comes across in these performances is the sheer joy of playing. Joyce possessed a formidable technique and an interpretative mind th ...» More
|Arthur de Greef – Solo and concerto recordings|
Belgian pianist Arthur de Greef studied with Franz Liszt and also became a close friend of Grieg, who strongly admired his playing. He was a mainstay of the HMV catalogue in the 1920s and this set brings together for the first time his complete re ...» More
|Grieg: Violin Sonatas|
'The playing is outgoing and communicative, and each movement makes a distinct positive impression. In vivacious movements the sheer verve of the play ...
'Following beautiful discs of Bloch and Hubay, Hagai Shaham offers us a remarkable album of Grieg. Dominated by musical quality without fault, these i ...» More
|Harold Bauer – The complete recordings|
|Percy Grainger – The complete 78-rpm solo recordings|
'Here’s something a little bit special to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Percy Grainger … Grainger was a charismatic pianist and a ...
'The best of Grainger’s shellac efforts retain their vividness and communicative immediacy. Even if Grainger had never met and befriended Grieg, his i ...» More