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 John Milsom © 2013
|Palestrina: How fair thou art|
Sixteen of Palestrina's finest motets in performances of considered beauty.» More
|Palestrina: Missa Assumpta est Maria & Missa Sicut lilium|
'Peter Phillips has here deliberately paired two sharply contrasted parody Masses … the former … is marvellously bright and open and is given a correspondingly outgoing performance, while the latter, inflected with chromaticism and melod ...» More
|Palestrina: The Tallis Scholars sing Palestrina|
"Palestrina is probably the most talked-about composer in the history of classical music. Beethoven and Mozart are possible rivals in this, but with them the process hasn't been going on for so long. The Tallis Scholars have sung his music more th ...» 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
|The Essential Tallis Scholars|
"I am delighted to recommend this selection from our recordings. It is an excellent introduction to our work and to Renaissance music in general." (Peter Phillips)» More