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 Steven Lloyd & Edward Johnson © 2020
|Grainger: Piano Music|
‘Hamelin's pleasure in this repertoire—challenging to the pianist, delightful to the listener—is manifest in every bar’ (BBC Music Magazine)
‘The wizardry of Grainger's invention is never out of step with Hamelin's fingers—all 20 (or so it seems) of them. Try and keep your lower jaw in pla ...» More
|Grainger: The warriors & other orchestral works|
Sixty-five minutes of riotous invention and luscious harmonies as the inveterate innovator and experimenter in music flexes his orchestral imagination.» More
From the quiet ecstasy of Strauss’s ‘Morgen’ to the ardent passion epitomized by the Adagietto of Mahler’s Symphony No 5, Angela Hewitt’s wonderful recital of transcriptions includes many of the best-known affirmations of love in the repertoire.» More
|Piers Lane goes to town|
Piers Lane gambols delightfully through the 20th century in this album of encores, party pieces and a few pianophile rarities, ranging from Dame Myra Hess’s unforgettable arrangement of Bach’s Jesu, joy of man’s desiring to Dudley Moore’s equally ...» More
|There is sweet music|
Featuring masterpieces by Benjamin Britten (Five Flower Songs), Vaughan Williams (Three Shakespeare Songs), Stanford, Delius and Elgar alongside folk-song arrangements by Bairstow, Chapman, Grainger, Holst, Moeran and Stanford, this collection hig ...» More