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 Byron Adams © 2005
extrait des notes rédigées par Byron Adams © 2005
aus dem Begleittext von Byron Adams © 2005
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|The music of King's|
This new recording presents nineteen opulently recorded treasures from the immense repertoire of this most august of choirs, everything from Baroque and Renaissance masterpieces to fresh arrangements of American and Chinese folk songs.» More
|A choral Christmas|
BBC Music Magazine
The Daily Telegraph» More
|A Christmas Present from Polyphony|
'Stephen Layton directs the performances and deserves major credit for the very high standards evident on this compilation' (BBC Music Magazine)
'This is a disc for listening to in peace, after the Christmas Day festivites are over and the visitors have gone' (The Daily Telegraph)» More
|Christmas at St John's Cambridge|
‘David Hill's Advent programme imaginatively mingles antiphons, carols, hymns and motets. Favourites alternate with relative rarities such as Edward N ...
‘This recording holds some of the most exquisite choral singing I have ever heard. They must be one of the finest choirs in England. Not only is the t ...» More
|Whitacre, Lauridsen & Chilcott: Choral Music|
A must-have for choral-aficionados. The King’s Singers, instantly recognisable for their spot-on intonation, impeccable vocal blend, flawless articulation and incisive timing, join forces with The Concordia Choir—one of America’s finest a cappella ...» More
|Lauridsen: Lux aeterna & other choral works|
‘Exquisitely sung by Polyphony with strong support from the Britten Sinfonia under Stephen Layton’ (The Observer)
‘The music has freshness and an affecting emotional pull to it that explains its popularity with singers and audiences across the pond. Stephen Layton ...» More
|Naked Byrd, Vol. 1|
Crossing several centuries, from the sixteenth to the present day this album displays how every generation has been inspired to use both sacred and secular music as a powerful medium to express their personal emotions.» More
|On Christmas night|
A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten’s timeless work is interpreted by Armonico Consort, under the artistic direction of Christopher Monk for an aesthetically inspiring Christmas Night.» More
|Lauridsen: Lux aeterna|