Canticles from St Paul's is a showcase not only of wonderful singing but also of the diversity of music in the Anglican tradition over the centuries. Andrew Carwood conducts the St Paul's Cathedral Choir, with Simon Johnson at the helm of the cathedral's stupendous organ.
Also included on the August sampler are tracks from a current promotion: 'Composers of World War I'.
|Dussek: Piano Concertos|
Following on from Hyperion’s popular Romantic Piano Concerto series, The Classical Piano Concerto focuses on the lesser-known concertos from the dawn of the genre. Between about 1770 and 1820—the period dominated by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven—mus ...» More
|Busoni & Strauss: Violin Concertos|
German violinist Tanja Becker-Bender returns to the Romantic Violin Concerto series having dazzled the critics with her ‘great lyrical force and tremendous sense of drama’ in her recording of the Reger concerto. Here she appears with Hyperion hous ...» More
|Canticles from St Paul's|
The world-famous St Paul’s Cathedral Choir and organist Simon Johnson under their director Andrew Carwood perform classic and contemporary settings of the Canticles: the crowning glory of the Anglican liturgy.» More
|Beethoven: Early Cantatas|
This album of Beethoven choral works presents two fascinating early works, the Cantatas written to mark the death of Joseph II and the accession of his brother Leopold II. Also included are the composer’s homage to Goethe, 'Meeresstille und Glückl ...» More
|Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat|
Here is some of the most spiritually uplifting music of our generation, sung by that most virtuosic of choirs, Polyphony. Arvo Pärt has succeeded in capturing the attention of a broad public through his consummate ability to weave a sense of inevi ...» More
|Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014|