Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

CPEWurttemberg

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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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...
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...
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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 ...