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 Christopher Goodwin © 2018
|Dowland: Awake, sweet love|
‘Restores a dimension of beauty that is often sacrificed in present day performances … Happy the family that spent its leisure hours with this mu ...
‘James Bowman’s usual ease of tone is in full evidence here. He gives us meltingly sweet, gorgeous, resonant high notes, and fluidity of vocal line. M ...» More
|Dowland: First Booke of Songs or Ayres|
Blending melancholy with wit in his writing for both lute and voice, John Dowland’s songs have continued to enchant audiences and singers for over 400 years.» More
|Dowland: The Art of Melancholy|
The marriage of music and poetry and the extraordinary writing for both lute and voice combine to proclaim Dowland as the father of English song. Countertenor Iestyn Davies has gained international fame through his operatic performances (including ...» More
|The Passinge mesures|
This sensational recital of keyboard music from Tudor and Stuart England provides the perfect showcase for Mahan Esfahani’s abundant talents.» More