Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

Ives14Lit

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...
Ives23Lit

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...
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A Little Night Music from Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough’s penchant for intelligent thematic programming once again manifests itself throughout “In the Night”. Ironica...
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...
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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...