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HYP201911B - Hyperion sampler - November 2019 Vol. 2
HYP201911B

Hyperion sampler - November 2019 Vol. 2

Download-only sampler 15 November 2019 ReleaseThis album is not yet available for download
Label: Hyperion
Recording details: Various dates
Various recording venues
Produced by Various producers
Engineered by Various engineers
Release date: 15 November 2019
Total duration: 37 minutes 26 seconds
 
Any new release from Marc-André Hamelin and the Takács Quartet promises outstanding music-making, and Dohnányi Piano Quintets & String Quartet No 2 (a particularly tempting Record of the Month for November) doesn't disappoint. This is a composer whom Hyperion has consistently championed, and in performances of this calibre it's easy to hear why. Distinguished advocacy may also be taken for granted wherever the voices of Cinquecento are employed. Looking ahead in the liturgical calendar they present one of the pinnacles of the Italian Renaissance: book two of Palestrina Lamentations.

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Two distinctly superior Christmas albums bring appropriately seasonal fare. The Gesualdo Six and director Owain Park return with Christmas, an exceptionally eclectic album which will give pleasure above and beyond the canonical twelve days: this is singing which may be enjoyed throughout the year. And much the same may be said of Christmas at St George's Windsor, a selection of choral favourites taking the listener on a journey from Advent to Epiphany. James Vivian conducts, and it's a pleasure to welcome back to the label St George's Chapel Choir Windsor.

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SDG logo

Soli Deo Gloria presents the eagerly anticipated recording of the solo Bach Violin Concertos from Kati Debretzeni, who also contributes her own arrangement (and premiere recording) of the BWV1053 E major harpsichord concerto. Sir John Eliot Gardiner and The English Baroque Soloists provide scrupulously alert accompaniment.

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Signum Classics logo

On Signum Classics, the intriguingly titled The Godfather – Masters of the German & Italian Baroque presents just the sort of programme which Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima do so well—this is a thrilling collection of concertos 'for diverse instruments' from Telemann, Vivaldi and others.

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King's Cambridge logo

New from the King's College Choir Cambridge own label, A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols – The Centenary Service, a live recording from Christmas Eve 2018, is a fitting celebration of both an enduring musical institution and of Sir Stephen Cleobury's stewardship over the past thirty-seven years. An added bonus is the series of personal essays included in the booklet, reflections on the Festival by some of those who have been closely involved with it over the years.

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LSO Live logo

A new release on LSO Live brings Sir Simon Rattle's Bruckner Symphony No 6, his first recording of the great Austrian symphonist at the helm of the London Symphony Orchestra. A five-star concert review in The Times praised a performance which brought the work 'vividly to life', an interpretation now preserved for posterity.

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Signum Classics logo

On Signum Classics, The Soldier – From Severn to Somme is a touching and very personal song recital. In repertoire ranging from Schumann and Fauré to Butterworth, Mahler and Ives, Christopher Maltman and Joseph Middleton address the pity of wars past, present and future. While The King's Singers – The Library, Vol. 1 is the first in a series of EPs which will document The King's Singers' way with lighter repertoire old and new in the close-harmony arrangements so characteristic of this extraordinary ensemble.

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Gimell logo

A new Gimell release brings the penultimate in The Tallis Scholars' survey of Josquin Masses: the retrospective Missa Mater Patris, based on the motet by Antoine Brumel, and the Missa Da pacem, long considered among Josquin's finest but now thought to be by the contemporaneous Noel Bauldeweyn. Conductor Peter Phillips revels in its moments of exquisite perfection and invites us to decide for ourselves.

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Signum Classics logo

The debut release from master viol consort Fretwork was entitled 'In nomine' (Amon Ra, 1987, the words 'digital', 'stereo' and 'compact disc' all proudly emblazoned on its cover). Three decades later and on Signum Classics, In nomine II presents a further fourteen gems from this most English of repertoires alongside two modern responses to it.

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Paul McCreesh and his Gabrieli forces have recorded Purcell King Arthur, the culmination of decades of performance development here attaining a convincing sum of the fragmentary parts surviving. The Signum Classics cast is headed up by Carolyn Sampson and Roderick Williams. The latest album from St John's College Choir Cambridge is entitled Magnificat, six settings of the timeless Evening Canticles, each with some special connection to the performers. Andrew Nethsingha conducts. Now may we singen is a wide-ranging programme of music for Advent and Christmas. In the hands of Westminster School Choir, youthful enthusiasm elicits performances of rare commitment.

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Any new release from Marc-André Hamelin and the Takács Quartet promises outstanding music-making, and Dohnányi Piano Quintets & String Quartet No 2 (a particularly tempting Record of the Month for November) doesn't disappoint. This is a composer whom Hyperion has consistently championed, and in performances of this calibre it's easy to hear why. Distinguished advocacy may also be taken for granted wherever the voices of Cinquecento are employed. Looking ahead in the liturgical calendar they present one of the pinnacles of the Italian Renaissance: book two of Palestrina Lamentations.

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Two distinctly superior Christmas albums bring appropriately seasonal fare. The Gesualdo Six and director Owain Park return with Christmas, an exceptionally eclectic album which will give pleasure above and beyond the canonical twelve days: this is singing which may be enjoyed throughout the year. And much the same may be said of Christmas at St George's Windsor, a selection of choral favourites taking the listener on a journey from Advent to Epiphany. James Vivian conducts, and it's a pleasure to welcome back to the label St George's Chapel Choir Windsor.

Waiting for content to load...

SDG logo

Soli Deo Gloria presents the eagerly anticipated recording of the solo Bach Violin Concertos from Kati Debretzeni, who also contributes her own arrangement (and premiere recording) of the BWV1053 E major harpsichord concerto. Sir John Eliot Gardiner and The English Baroque Soloists provide scrupulously alert accompaniment.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

On Signum Classics, the intriguingly titled The Godfather – Masters of the German & Italian Baroque presents just the sort of programme which Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima do so well—this is a thrilling collection of concertos 'for diverse instruments' from Telemann, Vivaldi and others.

Waiting for content to load...

King's Cambridge logo

New from the King's College Choir Cambridge own label, A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols – The Centenary Service, a live recording from Christmas Eve 2018, is a fitting celebration of both an enduring musical institution and of Sir Stephen Cleobury's stewardship over the past thirty-seven years. An added bonus is the series of personal essays included in the booklet, reflections on the Festival by some of those who have been closely involved with it over the years.

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LSO Live logo

A new release on LSO Live brings Sir Simon Rattle's Bruckner Symphony No 6, his first recording of the great Austrian symphonist at the helm of the London Symphony Orchestra. A five-star concert review in The Times praised a performance which brought the work 'vividly to life', an interpretation now preserved for posterity.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

On Signum Classics, The Soldier – From Severn to Somme is a touching and very personal song recital. In repertoire ranging from Schumann and Fauré to Butterworth, Mahler and Ives, Christopher Maltman and Joseph Middleton address the pity of wars past, present and future. While The King's Singers – The Library, Vol. 1 is the first in a series of EPs which will document The King's Singers' way with lighter repertoire old and new in the close-harmony arrangements so characteristic of this extraordinary ensemble.

Waiting for content to load...

Gimell logo

A new Gimell release brings the penultimate in The Tallis Scholars' survey of Josquin Masses: the retrospective Missa Mater Patris, based on the motet by Antoine Brumel, and the Missa Da pacem, long considered among Josquin's finest but now thought to be by the contemporaneous Noel Bauldeweyn. Conductor Peter Phillips revels in its moments of exquisite perfection and invites us to decide for ourselves.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

The debut release from master viol consort Fretwork was entitled 'In nomine' (Amon Ra, 1987, the words 'digital', 'stereo' and 'compact disc' all proudly emblazoned on its cover). Three decades later and on Signum Classics, In nomine II presents a further fourteen gems from this most English of repertoires alongside two modern responses to it.

Waiting for content to load...

Paul McCreesh and his Gabrieli forces have recorded Purcell King Arthur, the culmination of decades of performance development here attaining a convincing sum of the fragmentary parts surviving. The Signum Classics cast is headed up by Carolyn Sampson and Roderick Williams. The latest album from St John's College Choir Cambridge is entitled Magnificat, six settings of the timeless Evening Canticles, each with some special connection to the performers. Andrew Nethsingha conducts. Now may we singen is a wide-ranging programme of music for Advent and Christmas. In the hands of Westminster School Choir, youthful enthusiasm elicits performances of rare commitment.

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Alle Neuveröffentlichungen mit Marc-André Hamelin und dem Takács Quartett garantieren außerordentliche Hörerlebnisse—das gilt auch für die Klavierquintette & Streichquartett Nr. 2 von Dohnányi, eine besonders vielversprechende CD des Monats im November. Dabei handelt es sich um einen Komponisten, für den sich Hyperion stets engagiert hat und bei Interpretationen von diesem Kaliber ist der Grund dafür unschwer nachzuvollziehen. Ausgezeichnetes Musizieren kann man auch bei Projekten mit dem Vokalensemble Cinquecento voraussetzen. Ihr Blick in den liturgischen Kalender ist vorausschauend und sie präsentieren ein Meisterwerk der italienischen Renaissance: Teil 2 der Klagelieder Palestrinas.

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Zwei erstklassige Weihnachtsalben sorgen für saisongerechtes Repertoire. The Gesualdo Six und ihr Leiter Owain Park legen Weihnachten vor, ein ungewöhnlich eklektisches Album, das nicht nur zur Weihnachtszeit, sondern das ganze Jahr als Ohrenschmaus zu genießen ist. Dasselbe gilt auch für Weihnachten in der St George’s Chapel, Windsor—eine Auswahl beliebter Chorwerke für die Adventszeit, Weihnachten und Epiphanias. Die Leitung hat James Vivian und es ist uns eine Freude, den Choir of St George’s Chapel, Windsor wieder beim Label zu begrüßen.

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SDG logo

Soli Deo Gloria presents the eagerly anticipated recording of the solo Bach Violin Concertos from Kati Debretzeni, who also contributes her own arrangement (and premiere recording) of the BWV1053 E major harpsichord concerto. Sir John Eliot Gardiner and The English Baroque Soloists provide scrupulously alert accompaniment.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

On Signum Classics, the intriguingly titled The Godfather – Masters of the German & Italian Baroque presents just the sort of programme which Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima do so well—this is a thrilling collection of concertos 'for diverse instruments' from Telemann, Vivaldi and others.

Waiting for content to load...

King's Cambridge logo

New from the King's College Choir Cambridge own label, A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols – The Centenary Service, a live recording from Christmas Eve 2018, is a fitting celebration of both an enduring musical institution and of Sir Stephen Cleobury's stewardship over the past thirty-seven years. An added bonus is the series of personal essays included in the booklet, reflections on the Festival by some of those who have been closely involved with it over the years.

Waiting for content to load...

LSO Live logo

A new release on LSO Live brings Sir Simon Rattle's Bruckner Symphony No 6, his first recording of the great Austrian symphonist at the helm of the London Symphony Orchestra. A five-star concert review in The Times praised a performance which brought the work 'vividly to life', an interpretation now preserved for posterity.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

On Signum Classics, The Soldier – From Severn to Somme is a touching and very personal song recital. In repertoire ranging from Schumann and Fauré to Butterworth, Mahler and Ives, Christopher Maltman and Joseph Middleton address the pity of wars past, present and future. While The King's Singers – The Library, Vol. 1 is the first in a series of EPs which will document The King's Singers' way with lighter repertoire old and new in the close-harmony arrangements so characteristic of this extraordinary ensemble.

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Gimell logo

Mit einer Neuveröffentlichung von Gimell wird die vorletzte Folge des Zyklus der Messen von Josquin mit den Tallis Scholars vorgelegt: die rückblickende Missa Mater Patris, der die Motette von Antoine Brumel zugrunde liegt, und die Missa Da pacem, welche lange als Meisterwerk Josquins galt, heute allerdings seinem Zeitgenossen Noel Bauldeweyn zugeschrieben wird. Der Dirigent Peter Phillips genießt die Momente der exquisiten Perfektion und lädt uns dazu ein, unser eigenes Urteil zu fällen.

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Signum Classics logo

Die Debüt-Aufnahme des führenden Gamben-Consorts Fretwork trug seinerzeit den Titel „In nomine“ (Amon Ra, 1987, dessen Cover stolz mit den Worten „digital“, „stereo“ und „compact disc“ geschmückt war). Drei Jahrzehnte später präsentiert das Ensemble bei Signum Classics mit In nomine II 14 weitere Juwelen dieses urenglischen Repertoires zusammen mit zwei modernen Reaktionen darauf.

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Paul McCreesh und sein Gabrieli-Ensemble haben King Arthur von Purcell eingespielt—der Höhepunkt von jahrzehntelang verfeinerter Aufführungspraxis überzeugt hier mit der Summe des fragmentarisch überlieferten Stimmmaterials. Die Solistenriege bei Signum Classics wird angeführt von Carolyn Sampson und Roderick Williams. Das neueste Album des Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge trägt den Titel Magnificat—es erklingen sechs Vertonungen der zeitlosen Cantica für die Abendandacht, zu denen die Ausführenden jeweils eine besondere Verbindung haben. Am Pult steht Andrew Nethsingha. Now may we singen ist ein breitgefächertes Advents- und Weihnachtsprogramm und erklingt mit den jugendlich-begeisterten und äußerst engagierten Stimmen des Westminster School Choir.

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