CC = Compact Cassette. CD = Compact Disc. CDR = CD Recordable. EP = Extended play vinyl single. DVD = Digital Video Disk. DVDA = DVD Audio disk. HDCD = High Density CD. iPad = Apple iPad only music file. LP = Vinyl album. MD = Mini Disc. MP3 = Downloadable MP3 files. NET = Downloadable formats other than MP3. SACD = SACD. VHS = VHS video tape.
Hey Presto! Budget label, while their catalogue is mostly re-recordings, instrumental and other material familiar from the genre they do have a nice disk or 2 with original material, including a couple of classical disks. Their catalogue is hidden away on their Asian homepage. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CC, CD. KB Import & Export, 43 North Street, Manchester M8 8RE, England. Phone : +44 (0)161 834 8485. Fax : +44 (0)161 832 8057. Email : sales at plustron.com
Hugo Productions Hong Kong based company that puts out traditional Chinese and Russian folk music alongside Chinese classical works on the Hugo label and issues audiophile quality recordings under the LPCD label much of it being Classical music including re-releases but also peculiarly Chinese musical forms that could be classifiable in the west as Easy Listening or New Age. The LPCD name is also used for a line of power and loudspeaker cables & interconnects the company sells. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, LP, SACD. Distribution: In Canada by Liberty Trading and in the USA by May Audio Marketing. Hugo Productions, No. 1-2/5/F, Kinglet Industrial Building, 21-23 Shing Wan Road, Taiwai, New Terretories, Hong Kong. Tel: +852 2602 4066. Fax: +852 2602 4078..
Hungaroton Records Hungarian label founded in 1951 as MHV and originally put out classical music and traditional Hungarian music and other "state approved" forms of music, gained notoriety in the west during the 60's with a series of excellent classical recordings and changed it's name to Hungaroton in 1969 and was noticeably the first eastern European company to manufacture compact disks. Today Hungaroton is an independent company that publishes both classical music and popular music by local artists, does or has in the past published under labels such as Echo which is used for the re-releases of the classical back catalogue, while Bravo, Favorite, Cream, Gong and others have been used for their pop recordings, Hungarian Pop Story is however used for the re-releases of the popular music back catalogue, and although no longer used, the Qualiton and Profi brands where used for some of their pop output. This is also the company that used to put out the old Colorvox picture soundcards (postcards playable on a record player, a very popular novelty in the early 60's). Homepage:http://www.hungaroton.hu
Hyperion UK based classical label, also has 2 underlabels, the mid-price Dyad and the budget Helios. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, SACD.
IMG Artists Primarily an artist management company specialising in the classical music sector, they do however hold out the BBC Legends label that publishes historical recordings from the vaults of the BBC. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
Impex Records USA based audiophile re-issue label, mostly ligh jazz and classic pop & rock on CD while thei LP catalogue contains some classical music as well. Label founded by some of the staff from Cisco Music. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, LP. Distribution: In Canada by Liberty Trading
Íslensk Tónvekamiðstöð Primarily a collection point for modern classical Icelandic music but they do from time to time publish works both in printed form and on CD's using the ITM label. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD.
KlangRäume Small German label does mostly early and modern classical music, but also some jazz and other 20th century music. Emphasis is on recording quality and they have a binaural compatible recording or 2. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, DVD.
Klimo While this German company is primarily a manufacturer of high end audio equipment they do publish a small range of audiophile classical recordings, noticeably they are one of the few labels that is putting out original recordings of classical music on LP. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD, LP.
Koch International Austrian label that publishes mostly classical and traditional music, also operates the Schwann label. -- Official homepage Formats supported : CD. Koch International, Postfach 24, Gewerbegebiet, A-6600 Höfen, Austria. Phone : +43 552 238 862. Fax : +43 552 238 872.