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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As with all great music, the technical construction of a work is subservient to the music. This music feels as if it is almost continuously unfolding and expanding on a vast canvas. Although this feeling is born of enviable technical control on the composer’s part, the listener is left aware only of the skill of matching the sentiment of the words to the music.
from notes by William McVicker © 1996
|Bairstow: Choral Music|
‘An excellent disc in regard both to the standard of performance and to the selection of Bairstow's music. And to that should be added straight away t ...
‘His anthems and services … are treasured within the church. Their touch is sure, and their word-setting is impeccable … Bairstow could hard ...» More
|The English Anthem, Vol. 6|
‘St Paul's is the king of cathedral choirs, and the sound of their singing, with the majesty of the organ in the awesome reverberance of the great bui ...
‘Truly heroic performances from the St Paul's Choir which is on top form. A memorable record’ (Organists' Review)» More