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Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) - The Piano Music - Michael Korstick (2017) {CPO Official Digital Download 555 069-2}

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Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) - The Piano Music - Michael Korstick (2017) {CPO Official Digital Download 555 069-2}

Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983) - The Piano Music - Michael Korstick (2017) {CPO Official Digital Download 555 069-2}
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© 2017 CPO | 555 069-2
Classical / Solo Piano

On his latest cpo CD Korstick dedicates himself to the Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera with great passion and virtuosity. This CD, released on the hundredth anniversary of Ginastera’s birth comprises of the composer’s complete published piano oeuvre – apart from his Piano Sonata No. 2.

Gustavo Núñez - Capricho: Works for Bassoon and Orchestra (2013)

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Gustavo Núñez - Capricho: Works for Bassoon and Orchestra (2013)

Gustavo Núñez - Capricho: Works for Bassoon and Orchestra (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 70:15 | 268 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Channel Classics | Catalog: CCS SA 33813

Caprichio, part of Channel Classics' ongoing series focusing on the first chair players of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, features Uruguayan bassoonist Gustavo Nunez. Considered one of the finest bassoonists of his generation, Núñez studied at the Musikhochschule Hannover and the Royal College of Music. While still a student in 1987, he was awarded the Prix Suisse at the International Competition in Geneva and the Carl Maria von Weber Prize in Munich. Nunez has held the position of principal bassoonist of the Concertgebouw since 1995. Included here are works for bassoon and string orchestra by Villa-Lobos, Gubaidulina, Dutch composer Kees Olthuis and Ururguayan composer Jaures Lamarque Pons.

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra - Anders Hillborg: Sirens, Beast Sampler, Cold Heat (2015)

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Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra - Anders Hillborg: Sirens, Beast Sampler, Cold Heat (2015)

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra - Anders Hillborg: Sirens, Beast Sampler, Cold Heat (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 62:28 | 262 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | Catalog: BIS-SACD-2114

The Scandinavian countries, with well-funded symphony orchestras, have been producing a new generation of composers who write for them. The best of these, a group that undoubtedly includes Anders Hillborg, have begun to attract attention and commissions from outside the region. Three of this group of four works from between 2010 and 2014 (Hillborg has been at it for decades) had commissioners from outside Sweden, and the mighty centerpiece, Sirens, was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic (whose former music director, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducts it) and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Psophos Quartet - Nicolas Bacri: String Quartets no. 3, 4, 5, 6 (2007)

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Psophos Quartet - Nicolas Bacri: String Quartets no. 3, 4, 5, 6 (2007)

Psophos Quartet - Nicolas Bacri: String Quartets no. 3, 4, 5, 6 (2007)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 307 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 165 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans -> 77 Mb
Classical | Label: AR RE-SE, 2007-1 | 2007 | 01:10:13

The 2007 release of Nicolas Bacri: String Quartets Nos. 3,4,5,6 finds Nicolas Bacri as one of the outstanding figures in contemporary French music, a composer who began his career in the 1980s as a serialist. While he hasn't exactly turned his coat inside out, Bacri is hardly a card-carrying member of the fraternity at this juncture – his music is clearly designed to elicit specific emotional responses and has a natural sense of flow and development, not to mention ample excitement and drama. There is never a sense anywhere in this music where the composer is saying, "Here are the elements the music is made out of, and there – is the result." Bacri's music is the sum total of contact with a wide range of influences and impulses, yet like Henri Dutilleux, his own voice is placed at the fore.–Uncle Dave Lewis

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers - Poetry in Music (2015)

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The Sixteen, Harry Christophers - Poetry in Music (2015)

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers - Poetry in Music (2015)
William Harris, Michael Tippett, Thomas Weelkes, James MacMillan, Ivor Gurney, Robert Ramsey
Benjamin Britten, Edmund Rubbra, Michael East, Herbert Howells, Robert Pearsall, Thomas Tomkins

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 297 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 177 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: CORO | # COR16134 | Time: 01:10:50

Does music add substance to words or is music inspired by them? Songs of departure and farewell are deeply rooted in the great tradition of British choral music, nourished by ancient myths of testing journeys, wayside transformations and homecomings. The transcendent nature of music and the power of poetry to challenge and alter perceptions of reality – harnessed by English composers over many centuries – flow through a programme that invites contemplation of life and death, of love and loss, creation and eternity. In a journey covering six centuries of musical history, The Sixteen performs a cappella anthems with powerful texts by writers as varied as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Fry and W.H. Auden.

Sergey & Lusine Khachatryan - My Armenia (2015)

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Sergey & Lusine Khachatryan - My Armenia (2015)

Sergey & Lusine Khachatryan - My Armenia (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 79:39 | 325 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naive | Catalog: V 5414

Dedicated to the 100th Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, My Armenia offers a very personal, touching and brilliant tribute to Armenian music by Sergey and Lusine Khachatryan. Sergey and Lusine are regular duo partners. Together, they have given recitals at London's Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Paris Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Madrid Auditori Nacional, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Brussels Bozar, Luxemburg Philharmonie and New York Carnegie Hall.

Terry Riley - Moscow Conservatory Solo Piano Concert (2001)

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Terry Riley - Moscow Conservatory Solo Piano Concert (2001)

Terry Riley - Moscow Conservatory Solo Piano Concert (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 243 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 184 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Contemporary Classical, Minimalism, Free Improvisation | Label: Long Arms | # CDLA 01032 | 01:13:32

Solo piano works, recorded live in Moscow Conservatory on April 18th, 2000. Russian-only release on the Long Arms label. Pieces include: 'Arica', 'Havana Man', 'Negro Hall', 'The Ecstasy', 'Missigono', 'Requiem For Wally'. "The following pieces appear without any editing of the performance. Large sections of these pieces are improvised and I have attempted to preserve the spontaneity of this special evening by presenting my first concert in Moscow exactly as it was played. I hope in some way my offering of this evenings music reflects the deep respect I hold for the great musical traditions of Russia and the Masters who have reached for the stars before me with their awesome genius."– Terry Riley.

Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds, Volume 5: Enlightenment (2016)

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Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds, Volume 5: Enlightenment (2016)

Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds, Volume 5: Enlightenment (2016)
Mad Rush; Metamorphosis Two; 600 Lines, for ensemble; The Sound of Silence

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 286 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 206 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Grand Piano | # GP745 | Time: 01:12:55

The works in this programme demonstrate Philip Glass’s perpetual goal of connecting with his audience. Taking shape as something like a hidden sonata form, Mad Rush contrasts peaceful atmosphere with tempestuousness and mesmerizing beauty. The last of its kind in Glass’s oeuvre, 600 Lines, here receiving its première recording on solo piano, is an obsessive and hypnotically restless toccata that represents the zenith of his experiences while working with Ravi Shankar. These two monumental works are joined by première recordings of the subtly transformed Metamorphosis 2, and Glass’s only transcription in the form of Paul Simon’s The Sound of Silence.

VA - Lullaby for the Moon: Japanese Music for Koto and Shakuhachi (1998)

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VA - Lullaby for the Moon: Japanese Music for Koto and Shakuhachi (1998)

VA - Lullaby for the Moon: Japanese Music for Koto and Shakuhachi (1998)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 00:56:18 | 264 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Blue Note | Catalog: 59271B

Lullaby for the Moon presents Japanese contemporary works for koto and shakuhachi based on traditional folksongs (1. Komoroiuta, 6. Sakura, and 7. Kojo), as well as some original ones, including a piece for 2 shakuhachis. The CD ends with one of the most known pieces of the Japanese classical repertoire: "Chidori" (known also as "Chidori no Kyoku"), written around 1750. A large group of excellent musicians were selected for this CD, including one of today's most known and best shakuhachi musicians: Hozan Yamamoto. This excellent CD presents a music of high meditative quality.

Sergei Prokofiev - Symphonies No.6, No.7, Symphony-Concerto (Gergiev) 2016 [HDTV 720p]

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Sergei Prokofiev - Symphonies No.6, No.7, Symphony-Concerto (Gergiev) 2016 [HDTV 720p]

Sergei Prokofiev - Symphonies No.6, No.7, Symphony-Concerto (Gergiev) 2016 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), ~3 mbps, 25 fps | AAC 128 kbps, 2 ch | 01:58:33 | 2.6 GB
Classical, Orchestral | Mezzo live HD | HDTV->MKV

Mariinsky Orchestra, directed by Valeriy Gergie, celebrates 125 years since the birth of Sergei Prokofiev, on April 24, 2016. Soloist Alexander Ramm.

Dana Zemtsov, Cathelijne Noorland - Romantic Metamorphoses (2015)

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Dana Zemtsov, Cathelijne Noorland - Romantic Metamorphoses (2015)

Dana Zemtsov, Cathelijne Noorland - Romantic Metamorphoses (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 72:15 | 292 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Channel Classics | Catalog: CCSSA 37215

Dana Zemtsov is one of the most promising international viola soloists of her generation. On this new release, she invites listeners to re-explore Romanticism from different perspectives. Be it the lyrical nineteenth-century classical romanticism of Vieuxtemps's Viola Sonata, the fantastical adventure of Bloch's Suite'1919' or the drama of Waxman's Carmen Fantasy, the term'Romantic' has many different definitions. However, most personal is Zemtsov's inclusion of Melodie im Alten Stil, composed by her grandfather Evgeni Zemtsov. Written for her grandmother, who was also a violist, it was intended as a declaration of love.

Constance Demby - Albums Collection 1978-2011 (12CD + DVD5) [Re-Up]

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Constance Demby - Albums Collection 1978-2011 (12CD + DVD5) [Re-Up]

Constance Demby - Albums Collection 1978-2011 (12CD + DVD5)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 3.58 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.84 Gb (incl 5%) | Scans included
New Age, Neo-Classical, Space Music, Progressive Electronic, Ambient, Spiritual | Time: 11:40:35

Constance Demby is one of the few representatives of the New Age movement (in both her music and her personal philosophies) who consistently creates artistic, highly expressive compositions. Demby was trained in classical music as a child, and her artistic spirit led her to also master several other art forms; at the University of Michigan, she studied painting, sculpture, and music. It was her work as a sculptor that led her to new dimensions of sound. As she was torching a sheet of metal, it roared thunderously, and thus was born the Sonic Steel Instruments: the Whale Sail, and the Space Bass, enormous bowed instruments with deep archetypal resonances.

Wim Van Hasselt, Jörgen van Rijen - Tintomara (2015)

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Wim Van Hasselt, Jörgen van Rijen - Tintomara (2015)

Wim Van Hasselt, Jörgen van Rijen - Tintomara (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 71:09 | 237 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Channel Classics | Catalog: CCSSA 36315

On this collection, principal trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Jorgen van Rijen and Wim Van Hasselt, professor of trumpet at the University of Music Freiburg in Germany, team up to explore compositions written for the combination of trumpet and trombone. The recording is named after Folke Rabe's composition Tintomara - a dualistic figure from The Briar Rose Book by the Swedish author Jonas Love Almqvist. This richly rewarding recording includes both duets and solo works.

Isabelle van Keulen - Allan Pettersson - Violin Concerto No.2 (2006) (Repost)

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Isabelle van Keulen - Allan Pettersson - Violin Concerto No.2 (2006) (Repost)

Isabelle van Keulen - Allan Pettersson - Violin Concerto No.2 (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 00:55:21 | 301 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: CPO | Catalog: 777199

With this superlative 1999 recording by violinist Isabelle van Keulen with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard, the Swedish modernist Allan Pettersson's late Second Violin Concerto receives its first digital recording. The only previous recording on Capriccio from 1980 had been performed by the forces that gave the work its premiere early that year, violinist Ida Haendel with the Swedish Radio Symphony under Herbert Blomstedt, and it stood inviolate for almost 20 years until the arrival of this disc.

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Wayne McGregor / Max Richter - Woolf Works 2017 [HDTV 1080i]

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Wayne McGregor /  Max Richter - Woolf Works 2017 [HDTV 1080i]

Wayne McGregor / Max Richter - Woolf Works 2017 [HDTV 1080i]
AVC, 1920x1080i (16:9), 17.7 mbps, 25 fps | AC3 448kbps, 6ch | 00:54:31 + 00:50:30 + 00:42:16 | 20.4 GB
Subs: Eng, Fre, Ger, Ita, Spa, Por, Dut, Swe, Chz
Classical, Ballet | ROH | HDTV->TS

The first revival of Wayne McGregor’s critically acclaimed ballet triptych to music by Max Richter, inspired by the works of Virginia Woolf. Royal Opera House, February 8, 2017.