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.
Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.
from notes by Peter Holman © 1995
extrait des notes rédigées par Peter Holman © 1995
Français: Alexandre Blanchard
aus dem Begleittext von Peter Holman © 1995
|Purcell: The Complete Ayres for the Theatre|
'Ayres for the Theatre is a wonderful collection of rich and varied, tuneful music and has been marvellously well recorded by engineer Tony Fau ...
'Ayres for the Theatre' is a wonderful collection of rich and varied, tuneful music and has been marvellously well recorded by engineer Tony Faulkner ...» More
|Purcell: A Purcell Collection|
The young, virtuoso A Cappella ensemble VOCES8 returns to disc on Signum with a sumptuous collection of early works by Henry Purcell. Joined by the specialist early-music ensemble ‘Les Inventions’, the group explores Purcell’s astoundingly diverse ...» More
|Purcell: Songs and Dialogues|
'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
'Not to be missed… the gateway to an absolute treasure trove of delights' (BBC Music Magazine)
'Magnificent performances of Purcell masterpieces' (In Tune, Japan)
'This is the winner among inexpensive samplers, and highly recommended. Almost ...» More
'Delightfully sung by Bott and Cornwell to a joyful accompaniment' (Gramophone)
'Stylish interpretations … elegantly shaped wind playing by The Parley of Instruments … the disc provides valuable insight into early 18th c ...» More
|Purcell: Mr Henry Purcell's Most Admirable Composures|
'James Bowman must surely be the finest vocal interpreter of Purcell today. His grasp of sentiment, his sense of timing, and his enunciation, are unsu ...» More
|Purcell: Music for a while & other songs|
|Sound the Trumpet|
'Universally full of spirit and charm … both trumpeters are on fine form, sounding effortlessly relaxed and beautifully matched, with an enticing ...
'A thoughtfully planned disc with plenty of variety … Expertly directed and stylishly played, this well-filled disc is highly recommended' (BBC M ...» More