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HYP202004A - Hyperion sampler - April 2020 Vol. 1
HYP202004A

Hyperion sampler - April 2020 Vol. 1

Download-only sampler 27 March 2020 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: 27 March 2020
Total duration: 53 minutes 11 seconds
 
Celebrating the sesquicentenary of his birth, Homage to Godowsky is a generous tribute to one of the greatest and most influential pianists in history. A programme of limpid, iridescent miniatures from the composer's colleagues and friends—a veritable Who's Who of composer-pianists of the age—this is repertoire which presents formidable challenges to the pianist, and not merely technical. It hardly needs adding that such challenges are relished by the brilliant Andrey Gugnin, making April's Record of the Month an essential purchase for all lovers of superlative piano playing. No fewer than three new releases offer contrasting yet complementary perspectives on the human voice. Fading is a profound musical response to the Office of Compline: crossing cultures and centuries, Owain Park and The Gesualdo Six present a selection of works which perfectly capture the darkling light and close of day.

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With Missa Hortus conclusus, Magnificat & motets by Juan Esquivel the all-male voices of De Profundis turn to a figure who was, until recently, one of the great unknowns from the Golden Age of Spanish music. The dissemination of works discovered within a sizeable single volume from 1613 (the origin of much of the present release) has revealed a composer fully worthy to stand alongside his more famous contemporaries. Eamonn Dougan conducts. And tenor Robin Tritschler, a rising star of the lieder world, is the latest to join an impressive roster of soloists in Hyperion's Complete Brahms Songs edition. Again for this ninth volume, Graham Johnson's multiple contributions—as accompanist, curator and authoritative essayist—add to the attractions of an indispensable series.

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LSO Live logo

On LSO Live Quartet Quintet showcases the LSO Percussion Ensemble in the premiere of a five-movement suite by the British pianist and composer Gwilym Simcock, in Steve Reich's 2013 Quartet for two vibes and two pianos, and in new arrangements of classic pieces by jazz legends Chick Corea, Makoto Ozone and Joe Locke.

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Signum Classics logo

Subtitled 'Seven Symphonic Poems about the Canary Islands', Gustavo Díaz-Jerez's Maghek takes the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Eduardo Portal and the listener deep into the stunning landscapes and rich cultural legacy of these most evocative islands, this new Signum album representing the culmination of a ten-year compositional journey.

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Blessing & other choral works by Paul Mealor offers the perfect platform for conductor Mark Singleton and the New England choral ensemble Voce to make their debut recording for Signum Classics: music of unconditional peace and profound joy in performances of great integrity. A fifth volume in Llŷr Williams's live Schubert Piano Music cycle presents two of the composer's most appealing contributions to the genre: the characterful D845 in A minor and D894 in G major. The first two Beethoven Piano Concertos have been recorded by Elizabeth Sombart and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, also for Signum. Pierre Vallet conducts this new mini series, the other volumes of which will follow later in the year.

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Gimell logo

It is hard to believe that forty years have passed since The Tallis Scholars made their still-definitive recording of the Allegri Miserere. To mark the occasion, the Gimell engineers have returned to the original mastertapes to make possible this gloriously remastered, and ultra-high-definition, re-issue of a much-loved classic. Then as now Peter Phillips conducts and the album includes Mundy's expansive Vox Patris caelestis and a sublime rendition of Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli.

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King's College, Cambridge logo

The Bach St Matthew Passion is one of the very pinnacles of Western music: over a decade in the making, this adornment to Good Friday Vespers in early eighteenth-century Leipzig retains to this day an emotional power with few rivals. The Choir of King's College Cambridge, the Academy of Ancient Music and Sir Stephen Cleobury recorded this beautifully paced performance for the choir's own label in April 2019, the more-than-distinguished soloists headed up by Evangelist James Gilchrist.

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Signum Classics logo

Llŷr Williams continues his traversal of Schubert Piano Music with a sixth instalment featuring three of the earlier sonatas: D575 in B major, D664 in A major and D784 in A minor, dating from 1817, 1819 and 1823 respectively. As with other volumes, this Signum album was recorded live in concert in Cardiff.

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Celebrating the sesquicentenary of his birth, Homage to Godowsky is a generous tribute to one of the greatest and most influential pianists in history. A programme of limpid, iridescent miniatures from the composer's colleagues and friends—a veritable Who's Who of composer-pianists of the age—this is repertoire which presents formidable challenges to the pianist, and not merely technical. It hardly needs adding that such challenges are relished by the brilliant Andrey Gugnin, making April's Record of the Month an essential purchase for all lovers of superlative piano playing. No fewer than three new releases offer contrasting yet complementary perspectives on the human voice. Fading is a profound musical response to the Office of Compline: crossing cultures and centuries, Owain Park and The Gesualdo Six present a selection of works which perfectly capture the darkling light and close of day.

Waiting for content to load...

With Missa Hortus conclusus, Magnificat & motets by Juan Esquivel the all-male voices of De Profundis turn to a figure who was, until recently, one of the great unknowns from the Golden Age of Spanish music. The dissemination of works discovered within a sizeable single volume from 1613 (the origin of much of the present release) has revealed a composer fully worthy to stand alongside his more famous contemporaries. Eamonn Dougan conducts. And tenor Robin Tritschler, a rising star of the lieder world, is the latest to join an impressive roster of soloists in Hyperion's Complete Brahms Songs edition. Again for this ninth volume, Graham Johnson's multiple contributions—as accompanist, curator and authoritative essayist—add to the attractions of an indispensable series.

Waiting for content to load...

LSO Live logo

On LSO Live Quartet Quintet showcases the LSO Percussion Ensemble in the premiere of a five-movement suite by the British pianist and composer Gwilym Simcock, in Steve Reich's 2013 Quartet for two vibes and two pianos, and in new arrangements of classic pieces by jazz legends Chick Corea, Makoto Ozone and Joe Locke.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

Subtitled 'Seven Symphonic Poems about the Canary Islands', Gustavo Díaz-Jerez's Maghek takes the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Eduardo Portal and the listener deep into the stunning landscapes and rich cultural legacy of these most evocative islands, this new Signum album representing the culmination of a ten-year compositional journey.

Waiting for content to load...

Blessing & other choral works by Paul Mealor offers the perfect platform for conductor Mark Singleton and the New England choral ensemble Voce to make their debut recording for Signum Classics: music of unconditional peace and profound joy in performances of great integrity. A fifth volume in Llŷr Williams's live Schubert Piano Music cycle presents two of the composer's most appealing contributions to the genre: the characterful D845 in A minor and D894 in G major. The first two Beethoven Piano Concertos have been recorded by Elizabeth Sombart and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, also for Signum. Pierre Vallet conducts this new mini series, the other volumes of which will follow later in the year.

Waiting for content to load...

Gimell logo

It is hard to believe that forty years have passed since The Tallis Scholars made their still-definitive recording of the Allegri Miserere. To mark the occasion, the Gimell engineers have returned to the original mastertapes to make possible this gloriously remastered, and ultra-high-definition, re-issue of a much-loved classic. Then as now Peter Phillips conducts and the album includes Mundy's expansive Vox Patris caelestis and a sublime rendition of Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli.

Waiting for content to load...

King's College, Cambridge logo

The Bach St Matthew Passion is one of the very pinnacles of Western music: over a decade in the making, this adornment to Good Friday Vespers in early eighteenth-century Leipzig retains to this day an emotional power with few rivals. The Choir of King's College Cambridge, the Academy of Ancient Music and Sir Stephen Cleobury recorded this beautifully paced performance for the choir's own label in April 2019, the more-than-distinguished soloists headed up by Evangelist James Gilchrist.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

Llŷr Williams continues his traversal of Schubert Piano Music with a sixth instalment featuring three of the earlier sonatas: D575 in B major, D664 in A major and D784 in A minor, dating from 1817, 1819 and 1823 respectively. As with other volumes, this Signum album was recorded live in concert in Cardiff.

Waiting for content to load...

Celebrating the sesquicentenary of his birth, Homage to Godowsky is a generous tribute to one of the greatest and most influential pianists in history. A programme of limpid, iridescent miniatures from the composer's colleagues and friends—a veritable Who's Who of composer-pianists of the age—this is repertoire which presents formidable challenges to the pianist, and not merely technical. It hardly needs adding that such challenges are relished by the brilliant Andrey Gugnin, making April's Record of the Month an essential purchase for all lovers of superlative piano playing. No fewer than three new releases offer contrasting yet complementary perspectives on the human voice. Fading is a profound musical response to the Office of Compline: crossing cultures and centuries, Owain Park and The Gesualdo Six present a selection of works which perfectly capture the darkling light and close of day.

Waiting for content to load...

With Missa Hortus conclusus, Magnificat & motets by Juan Esquivel the all-male voices of De Profundis turn to a figure who was, until recently, one of the great unknowns from the Golden Age of Spanish music. The dissemination of works discovered within a sizeable single volume from 1613 (the origin of much of the present release) has revealed a composer fully worthy to stand alongside his more famous contemporaries. Eamonn Dougan conducts. And tenor Robin Tritschler, a rising star of the lieder world, is the latest to join an impressive roster of soloists in Hyperion's Complete Brahms Songs edition. Again for this ninth volume, Graham Johnson's multiple contributions—as accompanist, curator and authoritative essayist—add to the attractions of an indispensable series.

Waiting for content to load...

LSO Live logo

On LSO Live Quartet Quintet showcases the LSO Percussion Ensemble in the premiere of a five-movement suite by the British pianist and composer Gwilym Simcock, in Steve Reich's 2013 Quartet for two vibes and two pianos, and in new arrangements of classic pieces by jazz legends Chick Corea, Makoto Ozone and Joe Locke.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

Subtitled 'Seven Symphonic Poems about the Canary Islands', Gustavo Díaz-Jerez's Maghek takes the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Eduardo Portal and the listener deep into the stunning landscapes and rich cultural legacy of these most evocative islands, this new Signum album representing the culmination of a ten-year compositional journey.

Waiting for content to load...

Blessing & other choral works by Paul Mealor offers the perfect platform for conductor Mark Singleton and the New England choral ensemble Voce to make their debut recording for Signum Classics: music of unconditional peace and profound joy in performances of great integrity. A fifth volume in Llŷr Williams's live Schubert Piano Music cycle presents two of the composer's most appealing contributions to the genre: the characterful D845 in A minor and D894 in G major. The first two Beethoven Piano Concertos have been recorded by Elizabeth Sombart and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, also for Signum. Pierre Vallet conducts this new mini series, the other volumes of which will follow later in the year.

Waiting for content to load...

Gimell logo

It is hard to believe that forty years have passed since The Tallis Scholars made their still-definitive recording of the Allegri Miserere. To mark the occasion, the Gimell engineers have returned to the original mastertapes to make possible this gloriously remastered, and ultra-high-definition, re-issue of a much-loved classic. Then as now Peter Phillips conducts and the album includes Mundy's expansive Vox Patris caelestis and a sublime rendition of Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli.

Waiting for content to load...

King's College, Cambridge logo

The Bach St Matthew Passion is one of the very pinnacles of Western music: over a decade in the making, this adornment to Good Friday Vespers in early eighteenth-century Leipzig retains to this day an emotional power with few rivals. The Choir of King's College Cambridge, the Academy of Ancient Music and Sir Stephen Cleobury recorded this beautifully paced performance for the choir's own label in April 2019, the more-than-distinguished soloists headed up by Evangelist James Gilchrist.

Waiting for content to load...

Signum Classics logo

Llŷr Williams continues his traversal of Schubert Piano Music with a sixth instalment featuring three of the earlier sonatas: D575 in B major, D664 in A major and D784 in A minor, dating from 1817, 1819 and 1823 respectively. As with other volumes, this Signum album was recorded live in concert in Cardiff.

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