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 Robert Quinney © 2008
|A Rose Magnificat|
Paul McCreesh leads the Gabrieli Consort in a collection of English works composed either before 1558 or after 1915, responses all to medieval texts associated with the Virgin Mary.» More
|Christmas Music from Medieval and Renaissance Europe|
‘A most unusual and attractive record’ (The Guardian)» More
|Evensong Live 2015|
A generous cross section of the music-making that happens at King’s, capturing the atmosphere and acoustic of the Chapel and presenting Evensong as a living and breathing part of our national heritage.» More
|Mary and Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey|
This disc tells the story of the religious and political turmoil that engulfed England in the sixteenth century, and from which composers of liturgical music could find no escape. They were forced to follow the changing edicts about permitted texts a ...» More
|Tallis: Missa Puer natus est nobis & other sacred music|
Gramophone Record of the Year-winning group The Cardinall’s Musick continues its exploration of Tallis’s sacred music. These recordings not only showcase the greatest repertoire of the English Renaissance in dazzling performances, but also illustr ...» More
|Tallis: The Complete Works, Vol. 4|
The present album is the fourth in a series of nine covering the complete works of Thomas Tallis (c1505-1585). Not for nothing is Tallis known as the 'father of church music'—with his colleagues at the Chapel Royal he created most of the church mu ...» More
|Virgin and Child|
A second voyage through the miracle that is the Baldwin Partbooks draws from the singers of Contrapunctus and their director Owen Rees performances of rare integrity—and great beauty.» More