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 Andrew Carwood © 2016
extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Carwood © 2016
Français: Marie-Stella Pâris
aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Carwood © 2016
Deutsch: Viola Scheffel
‘The answer to many prayers; a blockbusting survey of choral masterpieces performed by a choir of exceptional calibre’ (Classic FM Magazine)
‘For anyone eager to sample varied music from the Golden Age of polyphony this is a perfect disc’ (Classic CD)» More
|Libera nos - The Cry of the Oppressed|
Choir Contrapunctus, directed by Owen Rees, explores the musical ‘cries of the oppressed’ from opposite ends of Europe. Their powerful performances includes musical treasures composed in England and Portugal during the sixteenth and seventeenth ce ...» More
‘A lasting souvenir of a moving occasion, a fitting tribute to a great man, but above all, fine listening’ (Gramophone)» More
|Tallis: Lamentations & other sacred music|
These most redolent of Tudor choral masterpieces here receive worthy performances of surpassing beauty.» More
|Tallis: Spem in alium|
This is the original release of The Tallis Scholars' acclaimed recording of Tallis's monumental 40-part motet Spem in alium; it remains one of their best-selling albums and was featured in the BBC Radio 4 programme Soul Music.» More
|Tallis: Spem in alium & other choral works|
‘Never before has Spem in alium, Tallis's great 40-part motet, so closely resembled The Last Judgement as it does in this vast and awesome perf ...
‘A thrilling large scale performance’ (CDReview)» More
|Tallis: The Tallis Scholars sing Thomas Tallis|
Including Spem in alium as featured in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. The author, E L James, said: 'I am delighted to have introduced so many of my readers to this amazing 16th-century piece of music, it is absolutely wonderful and the recording from The ...» More
|Tallis: The Complete Works, Vol. 7|
The present album is the seventh volume of a celebrated nine-disc series, presenting the Complete Works of Thomas Tallis (1505-1585). It presents Tallis’s Elizabethan Latin motets composed after the years of Reformation (and Elizabeth’s protestant ...» More
|Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 1|
The first of three volumes featuring The Tallis Scholars' finest recordings, one for each decade, and each offering over five hours of the award-winning performances that helped establish Renaissance Polyphony as one of the great repertoires of we ...» More
|The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2|
'More than just a highlight sampler. This is a classy collection, brought together with a great deal of care and attention to musical programming seldom found in this kind of CD … A stocking-filler any music lover would appreciate' (Scotland ...» More