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 Wadham Sutton © 1993
|A winter's night|
Bringing together a number of works for the specific forces of choir, brass quintet, organ and percussion (some arranged specially), this new album includes the first complete recording of Cecilia McDowall's 'Christmas cantata' in its original sco ...» More
|100 Years of Nine Lessons & Carols|
This album features new recordings by Stephen Cleobury and the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, and older recordings taken from the live BBC broadcasts of A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. These historical recordings, most of which come fr ...» More
|A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols - The Centenary Service|
A moment of pure magic as the light fails on a midwinter’s day and the still, small voice of a solo treble is heard … this is a cherishable document of one of this country’s timeless musical traditions on its centenary.» 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
|Christmas carols from Village Green to Church Choir|
A new album bringing classic carols to life under the expert direction of conductor and author Andrew Gant, marking the release later this year of his new book 'Christmas Carols, from Village Green to Church Choir'. Christmas Carols brims with ane ...» 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
|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
|Joy to the World|
‘Altogether a very enjoyable disc’ (Organists' Review)
‘As beautiful as anything you will hear this festive season’ (Yorkshire Post)» More
|Nine Lessons & Carols|
An album recreating the magic of the famous Christmas Eve service, from a lone treble singing 'Once in royal David's city' to a rousing chorus of 'Hark! the herald angels sing' …» More
|Now may we singen|
Recorded in the glorious acoustic of Keble College Chapel in Oxford, this imaginative programme includes several new commissions as well as a healthy dose of traditional Christmas fare.» More
|Rutter: A Christmas Festival|
John Rutter directs the Cambridge Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and the award-winning Farnham Youth Choir alongside guest soloists Melanie Marshall, Clara Sanabras and Elin Manahan Thomas, for an unforgettable festival of Christmas mu ...» More
|The Carols Album|
Following their highly successful releases on Signum (the Hymns Album and Handel’s Messiah conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras) the Huddersfield Choral Society is back in force with a magnificent collection of Christmas carols.» More