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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|A Christmas Present from Polyphony|
'Stephen Layton directs the performances and deserves major credit for the very high standards evident on this compilation' (BBC Music Magazine)
'This is a disc for listening to in peace, after the Christmas Day festivites are over and the visitors have gone' (The Daily Telegraph)» More
‘An extremely well-sung traditional carol collection. The concert makes a great appeal by the quality of the singing and the beautiful digital recordi ...
‘A model of its kind’ (The Times)» More
Huw Williams leads the choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal in a festive recording of Christmas carols old and new from St James’s Palace, London.» More
Twenty-two carols spanning more than six centuries: some of these carols have long been widely known and loved, others have become so thanks to the annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College, Cambridge, and a few were newly writt ...» More
|Christmas through the ages|
'Other than to assure you that it works for me, need I say more?' (Fanfare, USA)
'If Christmas music is on your agenda–for yourself or for your best friends or most favored family members, this disc['s] original sources should make ...» More
|Christmas with St John's|
'Christmas with St John's' presents a typically adventurous programme from this most illustrious of choirs, as new commissions by Judith Bingham and Michael Finnissy join established favourites by the likes of Bob Chilcott and John Rutter.» More
|Cornelius: The Three Kings & other choral works|
‘An appealing collection of choral works from the composer of the celebrated carol, Three Kings from Persian lands afar. Polyphony are perfect advocat ...
‘These are superior performances, Layton’s group Polyphony offering refined tone and exceptional precision, together with a careful observation of Cor ...» More
|Epiphany at St Paul's|
Hyperion’s series of St Paul’s recordings is graced by an addition dedicated to music for Epiphany. The programme embraces music from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, from Bach to Bingham, and includes many long-established favourites by We ...» More
|Favourite Carols from King's|
Favourite Carols from King’s is a collection of the most popular carols featured in the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols over the years, and a tribute to the King’s Christmas tradition.» More
|Voces 8 Christmas|
BBC Music Magazine
'Another winner from Signum is Voces 8's Christmas. As the name implies, these are eight young singers: two sopranos, two counter-tenors, two tenors, ...» More