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 Andrew Carwood © 2006
extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2006
aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2006
Deutsch: Elke Hockings
|Virgin and Child|
A second voyage through the miracle that is the Baldwin Partbooks draws from the singers of Contrapunctus and their director Owen Rees performances of rare integrity—and great beauty.» More
|Christmas Vespers at Westminster Cathedral|
'With the glorious acoustical space of Westminster Cathedral, this disc has inbuilt atmosphere, enhanced by organ improvisations and by the choir's fl ...
'Christmas comes with a combination of simplicity and stunning excitement in this recording' (American Record Guide)» More
|Tallis: Gaude gloriosa & other sacred music|
'In its entirety this disc is a sublime tribute both to one of England's greatest composers, and to the skill and conviction of one of today's finest ...
'This superbly sung selection of some of his finest Latin church music will surely prove to be one of Tallis's very best 500th birthday presents. It i ...» More
|Tallis: The Complete Works, Vol. 2|
The present album perfectly illustrates developments from the 1540s. The Reformation began to take hold and the style of music required from composers such as Tallis altered radically. The large-scale melismatic votive antiphons were no longer req ...» More