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 Richard Wigmore © 2011
aus dem Begleittext von Richard Wigmore © 2011
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|Loewe: Songs & Ballads|
In his lifetime the German composer Carl Loewe was often referred to as the ‘Schubert of North Germany’. He is frequently credited with the development of the romantic ballad into a powerful art form. Many of the ballads on this disc are masterpie ...» More
|Schubert: The Complete Songs|
'This would have been a massive project for even the biggest international label, but from a small independent … it is a miracle. An ideal Christ ...
'Please give me the complete Hyperion Schubert songs set – all 40 discs –and, in the next life, I promise I'll "re-gift" it to Schubert himself … ...» More
|Songs by Schubert's contemporaries|
'This enterprising, often revelatory set should intrigue and delight anyone interested in the development of the Lied' (Gramophone)
'Since making music with friends was Schubert's whole raison d'etre, this 3-CD box is an inspired idea … led by the soprano Susan Gritton, ...» More