Hyperion Records

May 2014 Releases
A new album from Stephen Hough is always an event: comprising Chopin Nocturnes, the 'Moonlight' Sonata and Schumann's epic Carnaval, In the Night also includes Hough's own Piano Sonata No 2 and is Hyperion's Record of the Month for May 2014. Danny Driver has recorded the Handel Eight Great Suites, these further pinnacles of the keyboard repertoire enthralling in their luminescent Steinway detail.

Leslie Howard has joined forces with Rita Manning, Morgan Goff and Justin Pearson to record the two Rubinstein Piano Quartets. Two? The 'other' one is the composer's own ingenious transcription of his Quintet for piano and winds. The Violin Sonatas by Pizzetti and Castelnuovo-Tedesco are performed by Hagai Shaham and Arnon Erez, this master-to-pupil coupling leading us through a fascinating period of transition in Italian composition.

Reissued this month are Kathryn Stott's seminal Complete Fauré Piano Music, an electrically charged Bruckner Symphony No 3 from Osmo Vänskä and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and the Complete Duruflé Organ Music performed by John Scott on the organ of St Paul's Cathedral in London.

From Linn and The Avison Ensemble we have Corelli's Church Sonatas, Opp 3 & 6, the concluding volume in this comprehensive tercentennial survey. 1equalmusic continues its theme of four hands at one piano with Duo Bohêmes' Harmonies d'un Soir—an ear-opening journey that begins in a Bohemian forest and ends with transilient echoes of India.

'In the Night' (CDA67996)
In the Night
Buy by post £7.88 CDA67996  RECORD OF THE MONTH   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Handel: The Eight Great Suites' (CDA68041/2)
Handel: The Eight Great Suites
Buy by post £20.00 CDA68041/2  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Pizzetti & Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Violin Sonatas' (CDA67869)
Pizzetti & Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Violin Sonatas
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67869  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Rubinstein: Piano Quartets' (CDA68018)
Rubinstein: Piano Quartets
Buy by post £10.50 CDA68018  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Fauré: The Complete Music for Piano' (CDS44601/4)
Fauré: The Complete Music for Piano
Buy by post £22.00 CDS44601/4  4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'Bruckner: Symphony No 3' (CDH55474)
Bruckner: Symphony No 3
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55474  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Duruflé: The Complete Organ Music' (CDH55475)
Duruflé: The Complete Organ Music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55475  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
On other labels
'Corelli: Sonate da chiesa Opp 1 & 3' (CKD414)
Corelli: Sonate da chiesa Opp 1 & 3
CKD414  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Panufnik & Panufnik: Dreamscape – Songs and Trios' (SIGCD380)
Panufnik & Panufnik: Dreamscape – Songs and Trios
SIGCD380  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Harmonies d'un Soir' (1EMHDUS)
Harmonies d'un Soir
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