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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The composer writes: 'Evensong started as an exercise in moving a particular chord shape around and writing a really simple melody over the top. The resultant, almost hymnal, effect lent itself perfectly to a string quartet, a format which I have been working with for a number of years now.'
from notes by Lara James © 2011
|The glittering plain|
Welsh performer Lara James commissioned a group of well-known and emerging UK composers to build this programme of contemporary works for saxophone, string quartet and jazz trio, starting with the simple brief of combining jazz concepts, sounds an ...» More