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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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'Innocently sexy in the most charming way. Emma Kirkby can never have sounded more celestial. The sound quality is immaculate. This is a lovely record ... 'An unqualified delight' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
In some kind dream upon her slumbers steal, And to Lucinda all, I beg, reveal: Breathe gentlest words into her ears. Words full of love, but full of fears, Such words as may prevail like pray’rs From a poor dying martyr’s tongue, By that sweet voice of pity sung. Touch with the voice the more enchanting lute, To make the charms strike all repulses mute; These may insensibly impart My tender wishes to her heart, And by a sympathetic force So tune its strings to love’s discourse, That, when my griefs compel a groan, Her sighs may echo to my moan.