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 George Parsons © 2019
|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, Handel & Scarlatti (D): Gamba Sonatas|
The cello and harpsichord of Steven Isserlis and Richard Egarr make divine music in the three sonatas for viola da gamba by Bach. A sonata each by Handel and Domenico Scarlatti (all three composers were born in 1685) complete an inspired programme ...» More
‘Herrick's 'Orgelbüchlein' is in every way recommendable and these performances can stand among the finest in the catalogue’ (The Penguin Guide to Com ...
«Style, goût et invention sont parfaits … une approche magnifiquement virtuose, riche en couleurs et d'une articulation prodigieusement élaborée» ...» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 1 - Ferruccio Busoni|
‘Magnificently played’ (BBC Music Magazine)
‘Strikingly conveys the spiritual states which Bach evokes in these pieces’ (Classic CD)» More
|Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 7 - Max Reger|
Hyperion’s Bach piano transcription series has reached volume 7 with the complete transcriptions by Max Reger. Reger was described by his contemporaries as ‘the modern-day Bach’. His skills as a pianist were matched by his abilities as an organist ...» More
|Bach: The Complete Organ Works, Vol. 12|
The latest volume in David Goode's survey on the Metzler organ of Trinity College Cambridge turns to Bach's glorious Orgelbüchlein.» 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