Hyperion Records

August 2013 Releases
Our Record of the Month for August 2013 is fantastic: Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien perform the Complete Schubert for violin and piano across a double album ranging from the three 1816 'Sonatinas' to the masterpiece that is the Fantasy of 1827. Performances and recording are exemplary.

Two further new Hyperion recordings this month bring very different choral repertoire to the catalogue. Stephen Rice and his accomplished Brabant Ensemble have recorded two Masses and some motets by Cipriano de Rore in a rare programme dedicated to the madrigalian master's neglected sacred output. Wells Cathedral Choir presents an extensive survey of Choral works by Judith Bingham; first recordings abound and the full diversity of this composer is apparent, not least through the organ-playing of Jonathan Vaughn and Matthew Owens' inspired direction.

Re-issued this month are Emma Kirkby and Anthony Rooley's seminal Time stands still (perfectly, if lengthily, subtitled 'Lute songs on the theme of mutability and metamorphosis by John Dowland and his contemporaries'), and the two wonderful Rachmaninov Piano Trios in recommended performances from The Moscow Rachmaninov Trio.

Antony Pitts' Jerusalem-Yerushalayim is a new oratorio here receiving its first recording in an electrifying performance by the composer's own crack ensemble Tonus Peregrinus (and a sizeable supporting cast); this is a first offering from the label 1equalmusic. Also included is a taster of what is on offer from APR, the specialist historical piano label whose CDs and downloads are now available via Hyperion; released this month are Moura Lympany's HMV Recordings, 1947-1952.

'Schubert: Complete works for violin and piano' (CDA67911/2)
Schubert: Complete works for violin and piano
MP3 £14.49FLAC £14.49ALAC £14.49Buy by post £20.00 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 96 kHz £21.75ALAC 24-bit 96 kHz £21.75 CDA67911/2  RECORD OF THE MONTH 2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Bingham: Choral Music' (CDA67909)
Bingham: Choral Music
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00ALAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00 CDA67909  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Rore: Missa Doulce mémoire & Missa a note negre' (CDA67913)
Rore: Missa Doulce mémoire & Missa a note negre
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 44.1 kHz £9.00ALAC 24-bit 44.1 kHz £9.00 CDA67913  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Rachmaninov: Piano Trios' (CDH55431)
Rachmaninov: Piano Trios
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55431  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Time stands still' (CDH55462)
Time stands still
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55462  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
On other labels
'Britten: Peter Grimes' (SIGCD348)
Britten: Peter Grimes
MP3 £15.49FLAC £15.49ALAC £15.49 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 48 kHz £17.45ALAC 24-bit 48 kHz £17.45 SIGCD348  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Pitts: Jerusalem-Yerushalayim' (1EMJ2O)
Pitts: Jerusalem-Yerushalayim
MP3 £13.49FLAC £13.49ALAC £13.49 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £20.25ALAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £20.25 1EMJ2O  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Moura Lympany – The HMV Recordings, 1947-1952' (APR6011)
Moura Lympany – The HMV Recordings, 1947-1952
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99 APR6011  2CDs for the price of 1  
 
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