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 John Heighway © 2000
extrait des notes rédigées par John Heighway © 2000
aus dem Begleittext von John Heighway © 2000
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller
|Taverner: Missa Corona spinea and Dum transisset Sabbatum I & II|
“The Missa Corona spinea is a kind of treble concerto, packed with mind-blowing sonorities. If ever there was music to exemplify Shakespeare’s ‘Music of the Spheres’, it is here. The first performance, probably in front of Henry VIII and Cardinal ...» More
|Taverner: Missa Sancti Wilhelmi & other sacred music|
‘Splendid’ (Fanfare, USA)
‘A splendid introduction for those who have yet to discover the riches of early Tudor music … excellent sound and an informative booklet help mak ...» More
|The Sixteen & The Golden Age of English 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