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 Rutter © 1989
|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
|Libera nos - The Cry of the Oppressed|
Choir Contrapunctus, directed by Owen Rees, explores the musical ‘cries of the oppressed’ from opposite ends of Europe. Their powerful performances includes musical treasures composed in England and Portugal during the sixteenth and seventeenth ce ...» More