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 Leslie Howard © 1988
|Liszt: Sonata, Ballades & Polonaises|
'At last, Hough tackles Liszt’s Sonata on record and the result is as musicianly as this fine pianist’s admirers might expect' (Gramophone)
'Hough transforms the rumbling, chromatic bass line [Ballade No 2] into an almost terrifyingly atmospheric setting' (BBC Music Magazine)» More
|Liszt: The complete music for solo piano, Vol. 2 - Ballades, Legends & Polonaises|
'A highly distinguished release' (Gramophone)
'The sheer quantity of music on offer may be impressive but the quality of the playing is even more remarkable, warmly sympathetic and, where necessar ...» More
|Liszt: Complete Piano Music|
Leslie Howard’s recordings of Liszt’s complete piano music, on 99 CDs, is one of the monumental achievements in the history of recorded music. Remarkable as much for its musicological research and scholarly rigour as for Howard’s Herculean piano p ...» More
|The Stephen Hough Piano Collection|
'In all, a cogent overview of and ideal introduction to Stephen Hough's artistry' (Classics Today (USA)
'As a retrospective of a fine pianist, this bargain issue has many virtues … If you have not already added these Hough performances ...» More