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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|The Silken Tent|
From Byrd and Gibbons through to Nyman and Goehr, this album puts to bed the idea that the viol is a spent force, the instruments' beguiling lines sinuously interweaving with soprano voice—and taking in some arresting arrangements.» More
|Britten: Complete Purcell Realizations|
‘Two irresistible discs—typically painstakingly produced and documented—and would deserve four stars if only they were there to give’ (The Times)
‘A feast’ (The Sunday Times)» More
|Nyman & Purcell: If & other songs|
Iestyn Davies and Fretwork indulge in a spot of 'pump-action Purcell' …» More
|Purcell: Mr Henry Purcell's Most Admirable Composures|
‘James Bowman must surely be the finest vocal interpreter of Purcell today. His grasp of sentiment, his sense of timing, and his enunciation, are unsu ...» More
|Purcell: Music for a while & other songs|
|Tippett: Remember your lovers & other songs|
Sir Michael Tippett's great masterpieces—'Boyhood's End' and 'The Heart's Assurance'—are coupled here with some of his editions of songs by Henry Purcell, and Benjamin Britten's companion piece to 'Boyhood's End'—'Canticle 1'.» More