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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|Dowland: Lute Songs; Britten: Nocturnal|
Mark Padmore is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest tenors working today. He is admired—among other things—for his ‘extraordinary diction and whispering chamber-like intimacy … [his] joy in conveying the emotional core of each situation’ (Gra ...» 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
|English Ayres and Duets|
‘Thoroughly agreeable as well as vastly interesting’ (Hi-Fi News)
‘Of immense value and interest … a full recommendation’ (The Monthly Guide to Recorded Music)» More
|English Lute Songs|
‘Robin Blaze has the special ingredients to transcend any latent prejudice [of countertenors], especially in a recital as wide-ranging and intelligent ...
‘Can be recommended without reservation … the wonderful 'By beauteous softness’, from Queen Mary’s Birthday Ode of 1689, given this performance, ...» More