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.
The work’s combination of 6/8 metre and flowing arpeggios seems to hint at gondoliers’ songs its dedicatee would soon encounter, and the alternating minor/major tonalities evoke the regret of departure and hope of return. Momentum in the outer panels is twice interrupted by the arrival of two disquieting chords, while sighing gestures bring untroubled warmth to the movement’s chordal centrepiece in a glowing A flat major.
from notes by David Truslove © 2020
|Schubert: A Schubert Journey|
Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams is widely admired for his profound musical intelligence and the expressive and communicative nature of his interpretations. These recordings were made in conjunction with a critically lauded recital series at the Royal ...» More
|Schubert: Piano Music, Vol. 7|
Schubert's Sonata in C major dates from 1825, but for reasons unclear was left unfinished. William Bolcom's sympathetic completion draws on original material both from this sonata and others to make a satisfying whole.» More