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 Peter Phillips © 2007
extrait des notes rédigées par Peter Phillips © 2007
aus dem Begleittext von Peter Phillips © 2007
Deutsch: Renate Wendel
|Byrd: The three Masses|
A new recording of the most perfect of Tudor masterpieces, Byrd’s three Mass-settings, from the cradle of their nineteenth-century rehabilitation. Westminster Cathedral Choir is enjoying a vintage period, and here we hear its trademark sound in al ...» More
|Byrd: Playing Elizabeth's Tune|
Peter Phillips directs The Tallis Scholars in sacred music by William Byrd, recorded while filming for the BBC in Tewkesbury Abbey.» More
|Byrd: The Tallis Scholars sing William Byrd|
"England has never produced a greater composer than William Byrd. His music for the Anglican Church has been sung without interruption since the 16th century. In stark contrast his Catholic music was not heard for over 300 years. This specially pr ...» More
The exceptional viol quartet Phantasm, whose debut won a Gramophone Award, returns with an equally ravishing recording (originally released on Avie) of the repertoire in which they excel, from the golden age of Elizabethan England. Includes ...» More
"The Renaissance is well known for its cultural giants. Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and above all Michelangelo epitomize a period when the human spirit seemed to grow and gain in confidence. This collection of complete works celebrates the musical ...» More
|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
|Naked Byrd, Vol. 2|
Tavener, Purcell, Barber and Byrd, were 3 composers who wore their hearts on their sleeves, and whose art saw their emotions laid bare, in an atmospheric concert with the Armonico Consort, where magical musical moments are intertwined with sublime ...» More
Sacred Music from the Renaissance Era for Celestial and Secular Radio. When Peter Phillips founded The Tallis Scholars in 1973 sacred vocal music from the Renaissance Era was seldom heard on radio. Now it is firmly established as one of the great ...» More