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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|Godowsky: Strauss transcriptions & other waltzes|
Marc-André Hamelin’s programme is mostly devoted to Godowsky’s works based on themes by Johann Strauss II and includes Godowsky’s finest reflections on the Waltz King. In these transcriptions, Godowsky elevated the art of the piano paraphrase to a hi ...» More
|Between the clouds|
Performing on the 1735 Guarneri del Gesù violin 'D’Egvill', Charlie Siem presents an intimate Parisian-style 'salon' programme of many of the repertoire's best-loved virtuoso confections …» More
|Godowsky: Piano Music|
‘A musical as well as a technical revelation … De Waal's virtuosity is awe-inspiring, and he's complemented throughout by a beautifully natural a ...
‘This disc is amazing … wild stuff, to which Rian de Waal does ample justice’ (BBC Music Magazine)» More
‘Hamelin's performances are a wonder of brilliance and refinement. The recordings are superb, Jeremy Nicholas's notes a mine of informative titbits. I ...
‘This collection of virtuoso encores by mostly forgotten pianist-composers is simply sensational’ (The Sunday Times)» More
|Stephen Hough's New Piano Album|
‘The pianist’s giddy romp through ‘The Carousel Waltz’ is a tour de force that brilliantly recaptures both the tender and tough … the unadorned R ...
‘A world of musical enchantment where artifice and sentiment are distinct virtues … Hough’s deftly fingered ornamental tracery [Liszt] … ton ...» More