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 Mervyn Cooke © 2001
extrait des notes rédigées par Mervyn Cooke © 2001
Français: Isabelle Battioni
aus dem Begleittext von Mervyn Cooke © 2001
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|A Christmas Present from Polyphony|
'Stephen Layton directs the performances and deserves major credit for the very high standards evident on this compilation' (BBC Music Magazine)
'This is a disc for listening to in peace, after the Christmas Day festivites are over and the visitors have gone' (The Daily Telegraph)» More
|Britten: A Ceremony of Carols|
'Not to be missed' (Gramophone)
'The ensemble is superb, the solo work amazingly mature, and the range of tonal coloring a delight. This is an outstanding collection, beautifully and ...» More
|Britten: Christ's Nativity & other choral works|
'Their commitment to what they are singing rings out with every note. A Boy was Born is imbued with more ravishing feeling than I would have thought p ...
'Remarquable! Les Holst Singers se révèlent être de remarquables interprètes de leur cher répertoire national. Cette anthologie atteste du niveau voca ...» More
|Britten: Sacred and Profane & other choral works|
'The programme is delightful and the choir excellent … this has to be one of the strongest winners of the choral award in recent years' (Gramophone)
'Polyphony's brand of singing, clean as a whistle, rhythmically wonderfully alive, impeccably tuned and voiced, polished yet always fervent, is justly ...» More
|Faire is the Heaven|
Drawn from three key periods: the Reformation, the Restoration and the Anglican revival, here are 23 motets and anthems, sung in the beautiful acoustic of the Lady Chapel of Ely Cathedral.» More
|Journey into light|
'This album provides a lovely programme of music. The Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge perform beautifully and the album contains a lot of wonderful ...» More
|Mealor & Britten: … the flowers have their angels|
The Rodolfus Choir marks both Benjamin Britten’s centenary year and the 30th anniversary of the choir’s first concert. The album includes the premiere recording of Paul Mealor’s Praise, commissioned especially for the choir.» More