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.

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Alla caccia, HWV79

composer
arranger
author of text

 
The secular cantata Diana Cacciatrice, probably composed in 1707, was written at the request of Handel’s friend and patron the Marchese Francesco Maria Ruspoli and premiered privately at his country Palazzo outside Rome. The Marchese was an enthusiastic hunter, and though the cantata nominally celebrates Diana, goddess of hunting, in its martial rhythms, galloping semiquavers and horn-calls (rendered by a solo trumpet rather than a horn) it’s also an elegant homage to Ruspoli himself.

from notes by Alexandra Coghlan © 2018

Recordings

Light Divine
Studio Master: SIGCD526Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 5 on SIGCD526 [6'25] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD526 track 5

Artists
ISRC
GB-LLH-18-52605
Duration
6'25
Recording date
7 July 2017
Recording venue
Jar Church, Bærum, Norway
Recording producer
Sean Lewis
Recording engineer
Sean Lewis
Hyperion usage
  1. Light Divine (SIGCD526)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: March 2018
    Download only
Waiting for content to load...
Waiting for content to load...