top of page
The Hyperion Years

Crispian's 70th Birthday and 30 years collaboration with the Classical Music label Hyperion are here celebrated with a compilation of  highly acclaimed recordings. From Vivaldi, Handel, Purcell and Hummel these performances with distinguished colleagues cover a varied repertoire from Oratorio Choruses to intimate chamber music.





ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741) Concerto in C major, RV537

Alison Balson (trumpet), The Parley of Instruments

1. i. Vivace

2. ii. Largo

3. iii. Allegro



James Bowman (countertenor)

4. Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne 'Eternal source of light divine'


ALESSANDRO STRADELLA (1639-1682) Sinfonia in D Major

5 i. Allegro

6 ii. Andante

7 iii. Allegro ma non troppo

8 iv. Allegro


HIENRICH BIBER (1644-1704)

Steven Keavy (trumpet)

9. Sonata in C


HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)

Gillian Fisher (soprano)

10. 'Tis sacred, bid the trumpet cease

Michael George (bass)

11. While, for a righteous cause he arms


ANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741) Concerto in D Major, RV781

James Gihi (trumpeter)

12. Allegro

13. i. Allegro

14. ii. Grave



James Gilchrist (tenor)

15. The trumpet's loud clangour


HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)

David Blackadder, Sue Addison, Stephen Saunders

16. Music for the funeral of Queen Mary - March

17. Thou Knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts

18. Canzona



Michael George (bass)

19. To God, our strength, sing loud and clear



20. Trumpet Concerto No 1 in E flat III. Vivace


21. Divertimento



The Hyperion Years

SKU: 284215376135191
  • 60 minutes 5 seconds

bottom of page