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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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Schola Missa de angelis is a setting of the famous gentle and meandering ninth-century plainsong Missa de angelis, which is still sung in its original form in many Catholic churches today. The original commission was accompanied by a request to create a simplified congregational version—hence Mass of the angels, which is a more condensed and simplified version and in the new English liturgy translation. A ‘remix’, if you like …
'Love abide encapsulates the very contemporary ethos of multicultural spiritual devotion in a world populated by a rich diversity of faiths—all feeling, as deeply and as aesthetically, the compelling potency of music with love.' (Roxanna Panufnik)» More
Gloria in excelsis Deo. Et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis. Laudamus te. Benedicimus te. Adoramus te. Glorificamus te. Gratias agimus tibi propter magnam gloriam tuam. Domine Deus, Rex coelestis, Deus Pater omnipotens. Domine Fili unigenite, Jesu Christe. Domine Deus, Agnus Dei, Filius Patris. Qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.
Qui tollis peccata mundi, suscipe deprecationem nostram. Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris, miserere nobis. Quoniam tu solus Sanctus. Tu solus Dominus. Tu solus Altissimus, Jesu Christe. Cum Sancto Spiritu in gloria Dei Patris. Amen.