Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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from notes by John Milsom © 2013
|Dialogues of Sorrow|
'Dialogues of Sorrow' is the second disc from early music consort group Gallicantus, here joined by lutenist Elizabeth Kenny to perform familiar masterpieces and undiscovered treasures of the late English Renaissance.» More
|Hail, gladdening Light|
This album gathers together 23 examples of English sacred a cappella choral music drawn from several centuries, and forms a companion volume to Collegium’s earlier collection, Faire is the Heaven.» More
|Music from the reign of King James I|
Westminster Abbey has been the focus of British royal occasions for centuries, and the early seventeenth century saw the most dazzling musicians of the age writing music for the Court in all its various incarnations. This fascinating disc presents ...» More
This unique album, the only recording by The Tallis Scholars of English Madrigals and their first-ever digital recording, was made in the Great Hall at Deene Park, Northamptonshire, on April 23rd, 24th and 25th, 1982. There are also 7 bonus tracks ...» More
Sacred Music from the Renaissance Era for Celestial and Secular Radio. When Peter Phillips founded The Tallis Scholars in 1973 sacred vocal music from the Renaissance Era was seldom heard on radio. Now it is firmly established as one of the great ...» More
|Tomkins: Cathedral Music|
'One of England's most accomplished and versatile Tudor composers to whose music the Windsor choir does full and pleasing justice' (Organists' Review)
'Exemplary in every respect' (Hi-Fi News)» More
|Tomkins: The Great Service|
A pupil of William Byrd, Thomas Tomkins' technique as a contrapuntalist was second to none, as can be heard in the Great Service or the anthem O God, the proud are risen against me. In this respect alone he was the composer who most obviously cont ...» More