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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from notes by Piers Lane © 2003
extrait des notes rédigées par Piers Lane © 2003
Français: Isabelle Battioni
aus dem Begleittext von Piers Lane © 2003
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
|Spira, spera - Bach transcriptions|
This virtuosic programme of Bach piano transcriptions combines tried-and-tested favourites—such as the mighty Bach-Busoni 'Chaconne' and Myra Hess's 'Jesu, joy of man's desiring'—with uncompromising first recordings of arrangements by Theodor Szán ...» More
‘A magnificent addition to both the Bach repertoire and Angela Hewitt's artistically unparallelled survey of Bach's keyboard compositions’ (Fanfare, USA)
‘A collection of rarities and oddities that makes for enjoyable listening. The quality of the Hyperion recording is excellent, with the right balance ...» More
|Bach: Bach Transcribed|
From Wilhelm Kempff’s subtle resetting of Wachet Auf to Ferruccio Busoni’s virtuosic grandeur in the Violin Partita Chaconne, these performances by universally praised pianist Alessio Bax capture the reverence and resplendence of Bach’s music in t ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 2 - Ferruccio Busoni|
‘Nikolai Demidenko performs all the music here with admirable devotion … the playing throughout this enterprising recital cannot be faulted’ (BBC ...
‘Demidenko plays them all with great panache and limitless technical command, clearly relishing the vast array of colour that Busoni's fertile imagina ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 3 - Friedman, Grainger & Murdoch|
‘Could hardly be more exhilarating or enterprising … a memorable as well as enticing disc’ (Gramophone)
‘Lane commands the golden tone and effortless, spirited virtuosity needed to make these transcriptions come alive, and makes them sound easy to boot. ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 9 - A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen|
In 1931 the pianist and muse Harriet Cohen invited all her principal composer friends each to make an arrangement of a work by J S Bach for inclusion in an album to be published by Oxford University Press. Published as A Bach Book for Harriet Cohe ...» More
|Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 1|
A grand new series on Signum will present the complete organ works of Johann Sebastian Bach in crystal performances from David Goode on the 1976 Metzler organ of Trinity College Cambridge.» More
|Bach: Wachet auf!|
‘Not only has Herrick found a simply ravishing Swiss organ which he uses with impeccable good taste, but the Hyperion team have come up with a top-not ...
‘Herrick has once again shown that his command of the Bach idiom is as total as any other contemporary organist's … an impressive addition to a m ...» More
|Bach: The Complete Organ Works|
‘Let me say without hesitation that Herrick’s performances are models of clarity, accuracy, precision and musicality … this is a complete Bach th ...
‘Herrick is one of the few organists who does justice to these difficult, elusive pieces … What a singular joy to hear the organ played with such ...» More