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 John Milsom © 2013
|Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas & other works|
Owen Rees conducts a programme centred on John Taverner's expansive Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas. Performances from early-music specialists Contrapunctus are convincingly bolstered by the voices of Queen's College Choir Oxford in this most arresting ...» More
Sacred Music from the Renaissance Era for Celestial and Secular Radio. When Peter Phillips founded The Tallis Scholars in 1973 sacred vocal music from the Renaissance Era was seldom heard on radio. Now it is firmly established as one of the great ...» More
|Taverner: Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas|
The classic 1984 recording of John Taverner's Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas, 'Leroy' Kyrie and Dum transisset Sabbatum was made in Merton College Chapel, Oxford, and is combined here with the 1993 recording of his Western Wind Mass that was made in S ...» More
|Taverner: Missa O Michael & other sacred music|
‘To sum up, it is one of the joys of being alive in the 1990s to be able to hear this incomparable music so competently and sympathetically—in fact id ...
‘There are so many special moments that if you are a Taverner fan all I can do is to recommend strongly that you sample this CD’ (CDReview)» 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