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 Andrew Carwood © 2012
extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2012
aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2012
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|Byrd: Ave verum corpus & other sacred music|
This recording presents a selection of fifteen of the 150 or so Latin motets and three of the dozens of English anthems that, between them, form the larger part of the life’s work of William Byrd (1543-1623), the greatest English composer of his e ...» More
|Byrd: The Great Service & other English music|
The Cardinall’s Musick are acknowledged as the premier performers of Byrd’s choral music. Their recordings of his Latin church music received the highest possible critical acclaim and the final volume won Gramophone Record of the Year. Now they tu ...» More
|The Silken Tent|
From Byrd and Gibbons through to Nyman and Goehr, this album puts to bed the idea that the viol is a spent force, the instruments' beguiling lines sinuously interweaving with soprano voice—and taking in some arresting arrangements.» More
This album, subtitled 'English polyphony in dangerous times', brings together six English composers whose combined careers span more than a century—Byrd, Tallis, Morley, Philips, White and Tomkins, undercover Catholic composers revelling in clande ...» More