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.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
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from notes by Wadham Sutton © 1993
extrait des notes rédigées par Wadham Sutton © 1993
Français: Jean-Paul Metzger
aus dem Begleittext von Wadham Sutton © 1993
Deutsch: Heidi Kerschl
|Hail! Queen of Heaven|
This recording gathers together twenty-one examples of the extraordinary wealth of choral music inspired by the Virgin Mary, from Gregorian chant to the 20th-century sounds of Gustav Holst, Herbert Howells, Pierre Villette, Igor Stravinsky, Giles ...» More
|Nine Lessons & Carols|
An album recreating the magic of the famous Christmas Eve service, from a lone treble singing 'Once in royal David's city' to a rousing chorus of 'Hark! the herald angels sing' …» More
'A beautiful disc of sacred motets from one of this country’s finest choirs' (Classic FM Magazine)
'What can one say? A feast beyond all dreams. Guaranteed to please' (Organists' Review)» More
|Villette: Choral Music|
'Whether chant-inspired, leaning towards a jazz idiom or chromaticism, the music is an unusual hybrid. The Holst Singers are eloquent and beguiling un ...
'The Holst Singers create great clouds of texture, which surge, form, and melt before your ears … for a bag of musical bonbons à la violette, thi ...» More