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 contrasting conceptions of faith and superstition, of birth and death, of dawn and dusk, contribute alike to a serene, philosophical interpretation of our earthly destiny in terms of lyrical song. The sequence of poems is cyclical, beginning and ending with the bellman’s (or town crier’s) curfew call: “Cover the coal”.
from notes by John Gardner © 1969
|Britten: A Ceremony of Carols; Poston: An English Day-Book|
In another highlight of Scotland's musical life comes from the National Youth Choir of Scotland, Christopher Bell leads performances of Benjamin Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' and 'An English Day-Book'—an exciting rarity by English composer Eliz ...» More