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.
Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. The site is also available in several languages.
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|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 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
|The Emma Kirkby Collection|
'Recommended with enthusiasm' (Fanfare, USA)
'An attractive release, not only for the almost unfailing charm with which Kirkby imbues the music but also as a record of how her voice has blossomed over a period of some two decades' (BBC Music Mag ...» More
|Time stands still|
Emma Kirkby is acknowledged worldwide as the greatest modern performer of this repertoire. This album of lute songs of the theme of mutability is a fascinating recital, containing some of the masterpieces of the period. She is accompanied by her l ...» More