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from notes by Meurig Bowen © 1998
extrait des notes rédigées par Meurig Bowen © 1998
aus dem Begleittext von Meurig Bowen © 1998
Deutsch: Anke Vogelhuber
|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
This sampler disc seeks to give a flavour of the contemporary choral music recorded by Hyperion over the last decade. Whilst on one level it can stand alone as a tribute to the beauty of its composers’ writing and choirs’ singing, it also lifts th ...» More
|Ikon, Vol. 1|
‘Sensitive readings of the utmost sensitivity and control’ (Gramophone)
‘Uniformly charismatic performances. Fine engineering and notes too. Highly recommended’ (Fanfare, USA)» More
|Magnificat, Vol. 2|
Settings of the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis by composers ranging from Herbert Howells, Sydney Watson and Herbert Sumsion through to Giles Swayne, Lennox Berkeley and Arvo Pärt—beautifully performed all.» More
|O sacrum convivium|
Choral music from the sixteenth-century, right up to the late-twentieth-century features on this beautiful eleven-track album, with stunning performances from The Choir of Royal Holloway.» More
|Pärt: Berliner Messe & Magnificat|
Here is some of the most spiritually uplifting music of our generation, sung by that most virtuosic of choirs, Polyphony. Arvo Pärt has succeeded in capturing the attention of a broad public through his consummate ability to weave a sense of inevi ...» More
“It is with great pleasure that we present our tribute to Arvo Pärt in his 80th year. Tintinnabuli (from the Latin for ‘bell’) is the compositional style created by Arvo Pärt which informs every work on this recording. In all my searchings for ins ...» More