Winchester Cathedral Choir & The Parley Of Instruments, David Hill
[ Hyperion Dyad / 2 CD - released 24/Oct/2010 ]
"Though overshadowed by his pupil Purcell, John Blow's church music is highly distinguished. Here are 14 of his richly scored anthems in skilful and idiomatic performances." BBC Music Magazine, July 2006 ****
Winchester Cathedral Choir / The Parley of Instruments / David Hill, director
[ Hyperion Helios / CD - released 4/Oct/2005 ]
'This is a revelation! This wonderful programme helps to draw him from the limbo of nearly 400 years of near-oblivion... a programme of astonishingly rich diversity, vibrantly performed. This record is a must for any lover of choral music of the...
Worcester Cathedral Choir, Adrian Partington (organ) Donald Hunt (conductor)
[ Hyperion Helios / CD - released 1/Aug/2003 ]
'The Worcester performances are near ideal... vividly atmospheric recording'
ENGLISH CHORAL & ORGAN MUSIC
English Choral and Organ Music
Worcester Cathedral Choir / The Donald Hunt Singers (with Donald Hunt, organ)
[ Hyperion Helios / CD - released 20/May/2008 ]
'Anglophiles will have much to reward their appetites here - warm and lovely compositional style, richly sonorous performance, knowing interpretations, and spacious audio' (Fanfare, USA)
JOY TO THE WORLD
Joy to the World
Worcester Cathedral Choir (with Adrian Partington, organ) / Donald Hunt (director)
[ Hyperion Helios / CD - released 1/Nov/2003 ]
'Altogether a very enjoyable disc' (Organists' Review)
Wordsworth/Royal Ballet Sinfon
Mccabe: Edward Ii
[ Hyperion / 2 CD ]
New England Choirworks
Yale Schola Cantorum / David Hill
[ Hyperion / CD - released 29/Nov/2019 ]
With a spectacular vocal contribution from the Elm City Girls' Choir (we defy you to resist an immediate encore), and compositions by Roderick Williams and David Hill himself among others, Yale Schola Cantorum's exuberant celebration of contemporary...
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem
Yale Schola Cantorum, David Hill (conductor)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 31/Aug/2018 ]
A performance which reveals a quite different dimension to this most monumental of all Brahms's works. Iain Farrington's arrangement - the orchestral forces distilled down to an instrumental octet inspired by the composer's own piano reduction-is a...
GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI da PALESTRINA
Palestrina: Missa Confitebor tibi Domine & other works
Yale Schola Cantorum, Liuwe Tamminga (organ)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 16/Feb/2018 ]
The music on this recording represents the repertory performed at St Peter's, or in other Roman churches, in the late 1570s or 1580s, during the celebration of Mass and Vespers on a patronal feast day. On such occasions extra singers (if necessary)...
Piano Music (Including Trois Gymnopedies & Sonatine Bureaucratique)
Yitkin Seow (piano)
[ Hyperion Helios / CD - released 26/Nov/2004 ]
'A generously filled anthology... consistent beauty of sound' (Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)
Vivaldi:sacred Music 2
[ Hyperion / CD ]
Yvonne Kenny (soprano) / Piers Lane (piano)
[ Hyperion / CD - released 19/Apr/2007 ]
"Yvonne Kenny is, as ever, a scrupulous, sensitive artist, always alive to mood and character. She vividly catches the bardic desolation of Twilight Fancies, the sensuality of In the Garden of the Seraglio and the wayward charm of The Nightingale Has...