Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

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Steven Osborne’s Intelligent, Tasteful Schubert

A seemingly fresh approach to a familiar piece often results from a pianist paying unusual attention to details in a score that ot...
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Filling In The Gaps: Handel’s Magnificent “Parnasso”

Parnasso in Festa might best be translated as "The Gods Throw A Party." Composed in 1734 for the wedding of Princess Anne to Princ...

Major Discoveries: Cello Music by Magnard, Koechlin & Widor

Cellist Mats Lindström and pianist Bengt Forsberg excel in this stimulating exploration of off-the-beaten-path French cello music...
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Leonore Does Lalo (Piano Trios, That Is!)

You really want to like Edouard Lalo’s first two piano trios. The composer writes supremely well for violin, cello, and piano, a...
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A 2015 Top Ten Selection: Gorgeous Grieg from Stephen Hough

It’s rare for a pianist to reveal familiar repertoire in fresh and newly minted ways without being willful, eccentric, or unorth...

KIRKBY’S HANDEL–OPERA ARIAS & OVERTURES VOL. 2

The anticipation builds during the introduction to Emma Kirkby's entrance on this program of music from Handel's "later" operas. (...
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More Marvelous Mendelssohn from Howard Shelley

Because Howard Shelley has turned out to be one of the most prolific and dependable pianists on disc, it’s all too easy to take ...
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Major Discoveries: C.P.E.’s Württemberg Sonatas

Given their importance and their status as masterpieces, C.P.E. Bach's Württemberg Sonatas enjoy remarkably few recordings that h...
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Reference Recording: Holy Smokes! Litton Crushes Ives 1 and 4

These are excellent performances in every respect: magnificently played, beautifully recorded, and conducted with unfailing intell...
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Reference Recording: Litton’s Ives Second and Third Symphonies

What a wonderful surprise it has been, seeing this release of the complete Ives symphonies on Hyperion. I have no doubt that Andre...