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March 2013 Releases

Hyperion's Record of the Month for March 2013 is quite special: for many years now Stephen Layton and Polyphony have captivated London audiences with the Bach St John Passion and now this immaculately crafted performance is available for all, Ian Bostridge and Neal Davies leading the distinguished line-up of soloists, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment underpinning the monumental whole.

Chloë Hanslip makes a most welcome second appearance on Hyperion with another fine contribution to our Romantic Violin Concerto series—Alexander Vedernikov conducts the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana in these fanciful works by Glazunov and Schoeck. There's a new series launched this month too: The Complete Mendelssohn Solo Piano Music will encompass six albums, all entrusted to the attentive care of Howard Shelley.

The Royal String Quartet continues to bring wonders from its native Poland, a new recording of the Penderecki & Lutoslawski String Quartets being no exception. And from closer to home, the eight-part polychoral Cantiones sacrae by Peter Philips are revelatory, Rupert Gough drawing enthralling textures from his Royal Holloway Choir and The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.

Re-issued this month are Wells Cathedral Choir's recording of the popular Geoffrey Burgon Choral Music, and a wide-ranging survey of Stanford's Music for violin and piano from Paul Barritt and Catherine Edwards.

On Hyperion

Bach: St John Passion
Studio Master: CDA67901/2RECORD OF THE MONTH 2CDs Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Glazunov & Schoeck: Works for violin and orchestra
Studio Master: CDA67940Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Mendelssohn: The Complete Solo Piano Music, Vol. 1
Studio Master: CDA67935Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Penderecki & Lutosławski: String Quartets
Studio Master: CDA67943Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Philips: Cantiones sacrae octonis vocibus
Studio Master: CDA67945Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Burgon: Choral Music
CDH55421
Stanford: Music for violin and piano
CDH55362

On other labels

Bach: St John Passion
Studio Master: CKD4192CDs Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Corelli: Violin Sonatas Op 5
Studio Master: CKD4122CDs Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Berlioz: Grande Messe des morts
Studio Master: LSO07292CDs Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bennett: Letters to Lindbergh & other choral works
Studio Master: SIGCD325Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Levine: The Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
Studio Master: SIGCD316Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Richafort: Requiem
Studio Master: SIGCD326Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Fool's Paradise
Studio Master: SIGCD327Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
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