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Beethoven: Piano Trios (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) It’s difficult adequately to describe the essential rightness of these performances [SV]

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R Strauss: Choral works (Hyperion)

Choral singing of formidable accomplishment [JQ]

The Gesualdo Six (ensemble): Morning Star (Hyperion)

A notable musical celebration of the Feast of the Epiphany [JQ]

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Guerrero: Ecce sacerdos magnus (Hyperion)

This is another of The Brabant Ensemble’s fine recordings of music by Spain’s greatest Renaissance master [GH]

Mompou: Música callada – ­Books 1-4 (Hyperion)

Like the cool stone of a monastery on a scorching hot Spanish summer’s afternoon [DMD]

Debussy: Études (Hyperion)

Performances with technical agility and remarkable interpretative skills [JF]

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Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Hyperion)

A stylish and committed performance that renews again one’s awe at the genius of Bach [JQ]

Berlioz: L’Enfance du Christ  (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) A performance to love and to cherish [SV]

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The Coronation of George II (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) A wonderful recording of superlative music in performances that surely cannot be bettered [JL]

Stanford: Piano Quintet, String Quintet No. 1 (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) Wonderful music and marvellously performed [MC]

Rachmaninov: Piano Concerti (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) Some fleet playing but 2 & 3 are too superficial to make the cycle recommendable as a whole [CH]


Bach: The French Suites (Hyperion)

Enriching performances, informed by consummate musicianship [SG]

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Mozart: Piano Sonatas (Hyperion)

Immaculate performances of delightful works [SB]

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Gurney: Songs (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) Agnew is an eloquent exponent of these bitter-sweet, nostalgic and elegiac songs [HC]

Chaminade: Piano Music, Vol 1 (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) A collection that will enchant all but the hardest-hearted [IL]

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Vaughan Williams, MacMillan, Tavener: Choral Works (Hyperion)

Splendid Vaughan Williams, and the other works are not to be missed on any account [WH]

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Busoni: Piano Concerto (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) A landmark disc of an epic, landmark concerto, one of the finest in the Hyperion series [CF]

Stanford: Songs Vol. 2 (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) A good representation of the strength and variety of the central, most important, part of Stanford’s career [CH]

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Simpson: Symphony 11 (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) This release, appropriately dedicated to the late Ted Perry, is up to Hyperion’s best [HC]

Schubert: Piano Sonatas (Hyperion)

Attractive performances whose strength is in the happy times and finding consolation in still facing the unhappy [MG]

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Fauré: Piano Works (Hyperion)

Magical performances, illuminated and musically informed, recorded in superior sound [SG]

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Magalhães: Masses (Hyperion)

A fine choir in rare late Renaissance Portuguese repertoire, sung with style and skill [GH]

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Anthems Vol. 1 (Hyperion)

A superb album [JQ]

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Bortkiewicz: Symphonies (Hyperion)

(Déjà Review) Exultant, yearning, gloomy, sincere, passionate, nostalgic Slavonic music [RB]