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.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
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from notes by Collegium Records © 1987
extrait des notes rédigées par David Wishart © 2003
Français: David Ylla-Somers
aus dem Begleittext von David Wishart © 2003
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
'Carl Davis provides some lovely arrangements of well tried and much loved pieces' (Classical.net)» More
The theme of this album is the birth of Christ, reflected in the words and music of twenty-two carols spanning more than six centuries. It includes some of the best and most-loved Christmas choral pieces of all time» More
|Rutter: Music for Christmas|
'It’s hard to imagine them better performed than by the award-winning British choir Polyphony' (The Mail on Sunday)
'The performances by both choir and orchestra are ideal in tone, style and accomplishment … a Christmas treat' (Gramophone)» More
|Rutter: The John Rutter Christmas Album|
The definitive collection of John Rutter carols and arrangements, this album forms a programme which narrates, reflects upon, and celebrates the Christmas story.» More
|What sweeter music|
'What Sweeter Music' is a real festive treat, with a sumptuous collection of songs and carols for Christmas—touching on traditional favourites (Silent Night, Away in a Manger), modern classics (The Lamb, What Sweeter Music ...» More