Record Labels Archives: Hyperion

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Superbly Played Rare Polish Piano Quintets

Outside of Poland, the composer Ludomir Różycki (1883-1953) has received little attention. However, listeners attracted to sweep...
StravHamAnd

Hamelin and Andsnes Deliver A Knockout Rite On Two Pianos

First a threshold question: Is there any point in listening to the Rite of Spring in its arrangement for two pianos in the first p...
tippett

Tepid Tippett from Brabbins and the Scottish BBC

If Hyperion goes on to complete this series with Martyn Brabbins, it will only be the third Tippett symphony cycle yet recorded, a...

Another Reference for Messiaen’s 20 Regards

Messiaen's magnum solo piano opus is so well served on CD that it becomes as difficult to choose one version as having to pick a s...
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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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Tiberghien And Chopin Merge In The Op. 28 Préludes

Cédric Tiberghien’s earlier Chopin recordings sometimes teetered over that fragile line between personalized poetry and contriv...
RavelOsborne

Osborne’s Sleepy Ravel and Falla

Steven Osborne almost invariably turns in thoughtful, sensitive interpretations of whatever he plays, and there are some exquisite...
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Memorable Media Vita From Westminster

Those who take seriously the task of writing about music performances are continually confronted with the challenge of finding wor...
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Best B Minor?

If you happened to miss this B minor Mass release a couple of years ago as I did, and if you're a fan of this work, you should mak...
Hamelin

Hamelin Kills It In Medtner 2 and Rachmaninov 3

Hyperion already has excellent recordings of both of these concertos, from Demidenko (Medtner) and Hough (Rachmaninov), but as the...