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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from notes by Richard Boothby © 2019
|Britten: Complete Purcell Realizations|
‘Two irresistible discs—typically painstakingly produced and documented—and would deserve four stars if only they were there to give’ (The Times)
‘A feast’ (The Sunday Times)» More
|Nyman & Purcell: If & other songs|
Iestyn Davies and Fretwork indulge in a spot of 'pump-action Purcell' …» More
|Purcell & Blow: Countertenor duets|
This recording of duets by the great composers of the Restoration is one of the gems of Hyperion’s catalogue. It features the celebrated countertenors James Bowman and Michael Chance at the peak of their powers.» More
|Purcell: Secular solo songs, Vol. 3|
‘Those who need all of Purcell's songs at their fingertips should invest in Hyperion's three-disk survey of secular songs, with outstanding performanc ...» More
|Purcell: The complete secular solo songs|
«Barbara Bonney verse charme sur charme, et cette parade émotive, tantôt sucrée tantôt salée, tantôt rustique tantôt savante, tantôt d'amour tantôt à ...» More
|The James Bowman Collection|
'The James Bowman Collection' deserves the strongest and warmest of recommendations … This is glorious music-making and deserves the widest possible hearing' (The Daily Telegraph)
'La intensa expresividad, la técnica y el color de la voz d ...» More
|The Silken Tent|
From Byrd and Gibbons through to Nyman and Goehr, this album puts to bed the idea that the viol is a spent force, the instruments' beguiling lines sinuously interweaving with soprano voice—and taking in some arresting arrangements.» More