Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

Bruckner-7-Runnicles

A “Mr. Softee” Bruckner 7th from Runnicles

Smooth and easy going--fitting descriptors, were I discussing a performance of Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending. But this is...
Stenhammar

Major Discoveries: Stenhammar’s Two Worthy Piano Concertos

A year following his piano debut in Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, the 22-year-old Wilhelm Stenhammar penned his own fir...
StravOsb

Elegant Stravinsky from Osborne and Volkov

Stravinsky's complete music for piano and orchestra comprises only three works: the Concerto for Piano and Winds, the Capriccio, a...
814ivW2lNCL._SL1500

Angela Hewitt’s Liszt: Acquired Passion or Inborn Affinity?

In the excellent and informative booklet notes for her first all-Liszt solo CD, Angela Hewitt writes about how youthful performanc...
Liszt

Big Boxes: Leslie Howard’s Epic Complete Liszt

This 99-CD set contains (here it comes): six discs of etudes and early works; 13 discs of “major ...
Osborne._SL1000

More Russian Music from Steven Osborne

Steven Osborne follows up his superb Mussorgsky/Prokofiev Hyperion release with more Russian music, this time by Medtner and Rachm...
BachHewitt

Hewitt’s Mellifluous Art of Fugue

In his advertisement for the publication of The Art of Fugue, cited in the booklet notes to this excellent new release, C.P.E. Bac...
OswaldNap

Oswald and Napoleão Really Romantic Piano Concertos

These two works have all of the advantages and disadvantages of Romantic virtuoso piano concertos, only in different proportions. ...
cootehandel

Unaffecting Handel from Coote and Bicket

British mezzo Alice Coote is a marvelous, refined artist, in the manner of Anne Murray and, to a lesser extent, Janet Baker. Her s...
HandelOde

Reference Recording: Handel’s Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day

Does the last line of Dryden's Ode for St. Ceclia's Day make any sense at all? "The dead shall live, the living die, and music sha...