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 Owen Rees © 2016
|Sheppard: Church Music, Vol. 1|
‘A magnificent collection. The Sixteen consistently convey the rapturous beauty of Sheppard's writing, above all in ethereal passages in the highest r ...» More
|Sheppard: Media vita|
The first recording of John Sheppard's masterpiece Media vita. It begins with some of the most haunting words in any of the Offices: 'In the midst of life we are in death'. Lasting over 21 minutes it is a unique and absorbing achievement.» More
|The Sixteen & The Golden Age of Polyphony|
When The Sixteen embarked upon their recording career back in 1982, few would have been able to predict quite how far they would go towards rehabilitating the little-known music of these four master composers of the 16th century. In this their 30t ...» More
|The Tallis Scholars sing Tudor Church Music, Vol. 2|
"Of all the polyphony we have recorded, this early English style with its dazzling high treble parts and luminous sonorities is, for me, as good as it gets. Our pioneering performances of Sheppard and White have shown them to be the equals of Tall ...» More
|Virgin and Child|
A second voyage through the miracle that is the Baldwin Partbooks draws from the singers of Contrapunctus and their director Owen Rees performances of rare integrity—and great beauty.» More