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Khatia Buniatishvili, Zubin Mehta, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Liszt & Beethoven - Piano Concertos (2015)

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Khatia Buniatishvili, Zubin Mehta, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Liszt & Beethoven - Piano Concertos (2015)

Khatia Buniatishvili, Zubin Mehta, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Liszt & Beethoven - Piano Concertos (2015)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 00:56:08 | 137 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sony Classical

Sony Classical in cooperation with Paramax Films and Dolby releases the world premiere of the first classical concert on video mixed in the new sound technology of Dolby Atmos®. Captured by Paramax Films in the orchestra’s home city of Tel Aviv in July 2015, Khatia Buniatishvili and Zubin Mehta unite in a concert with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at its resident venue of Charles Bronfman Auditorium. Available on DVD and Blu-ray, last-named with Dolby Atmos technology, the legendary conductor and the 2016 ECHO Klassik Award winning pianist showcase a performance of the piano’s most famous orchestral repertoire; Beethoven’s infectious and virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 1. and Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with its waves of sound and grandiose third movement. Last concerto proven to be “a superb showpiece for Buniatishvili, whose technical prowess, theatrical manner and innate glamour mark her out as a natural Liszt interpreter” writes the Guardian.

Mozart - Cosi fan tutte (Arnold Ostmann) (2006/1984)

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Mozart - Cosi fan tutte (Arnold Ostmann) (2006/1984)

Mozart - Così fan tutte (Arnold Östmann) (2006/1984)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 7.11 Gb (DVD9) | 139 min
Classical | Arthaus Musik | Sub: Italiano, Deutsch, English, Espanol, Francais

The old philosopher Don Alfonso enrages his two friends, the officers Ferrando and Guglielmo, with his claim that their fiancées will sooner or later be unfaithful to them - like all women. He proposes a wager, which the two friends accept. They swear on their honour as soldiers that they will prove him wrong and that Dorabella and Fiordiligi are not like “all women”. The immaculately restored eighteenth-century Court Theatre at the country residence of the Swedish Royal Family is the ideal home for period opera. Ever since Drottningholm Court Theatre was rediscovered in the 1920s, it has served as a living memorial to the fabulous extravagance of courtly entertainment and provided the wherewithal for the recreation of the spectacular scenic transformations of the seventeenth and eighteenth century operatic repertoire. The conductor Arnold Östman was appointed Drottningholm’s Artistic Director in 1980 and immediately set about establishing a Drottningholm Mozart style, attempting to recapture an authentic flavour through detailed historical research and the use of period instruments. He collaborates with German producer Willy Decker on this ever-popular Mozart comedy with an extensively rehearsed cast of young Swedish singers who “…proved a triumph of stylish teamwork, with singers and orchestra listening to each other, almost as it were breathing together.” (Daily Telegraph)

Mayr - Saffo (Franz Hauk) [2016]

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Mayr - Saffo (Franz Hauk) [2016]

Mayr - Saffo (Franz Hauk) [2016]
Classical | Naxos 8.660367-68 | TT: 121.24 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 533 Mb

No one did more to combine in his operas the innovations of the Viennese classical composers, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, with the Italian ideal of bel canto than Johann Simon Mayr, the Bavarian composer who rose to fame in Italy. His opera Saffo, first performed in 1794, dates from his years in Venice. Not only was it his first opera but it was premièred at the Teatro La Fenice where it was enthusiastically received. It is full of surprising and striking elements, with a strong musical realisation of the text, supportive string and woodwind writing and vivid solo and choral effects. Set by the Rock of Leucas, from which unsuccessful lovers leap to their deaths, the opera deals with the poetess Sappho’s unhappy love for Phaon, finally resolved in a happy ending.

Beethoven - Galakonzert. 80 Jahre Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Zubin Mehta) 2016 [HDTV 720p]

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Beethoven - Galakonzert. 80 Jahre Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Zubin Mehta) 2016 [HDTV 720p]

Beethoven - Galakonzert. 80 Jahre Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (Zubin Mehta) 2016 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), 12.7 mbps, 50 fps | AC3 448kbps, 2ch | 01:42:59 | 10.4 GB
Classical, Orchestral | 3sat HD | HDTV->TS

Am 26. Dezember 2016 feierte das Israel Philharmonic Orchestra seinen 80. Geburtstag und gab im Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv ein festliches Konzert.

Mikhail Pletnev - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas - Moonlight, Waldstein, Appassionata (1996)

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Mikhail Pletnev - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas - Moonlight, Waldstein, Appassionata (1996)

Mikhail Pletnev - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas - Moonlight, Waldstein, Appassionata (1996)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 67:18 | 199 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | Catalog: 0946363280

Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev has an astoundingly clean and virtuosic technique. He has the ability to bring out inner voices that in some other recordings are completely lost. These skills are sometimes enough to make his interpretations of these three early and middle period Beethoven sonatas completely satisfying. The third movement of the "Moonlight" Sonata, for example, is absolutely electrifying in its virtuosity. The first movement of the"Waldstein" and the final movement of "Appassionata" are brisk, energetic, and always completely under control. Movements such as these, where the performer's technique truly comes to the forefront, are absolutely satisfying here.

Liszt - Piano Concerto No.2; Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 (Khatia Buniatishvili) (2016) [Blu-Ray]

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Liszt - Piano Concerto No.2; Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.1 (Khatia Buniatishvili) (2016) [Blu-Ray]

Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 2; Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 (Khatia Buniatishvili) (2016) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 57 min | 12,9 Gb
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: Dolby TrueHD Audio / 7.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 57 min | 2,75 Gb
Audio: AC3 / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 640 Kbps
Classical | Sony Classical

Paramax Films captured the concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra at its resident venue of Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv in July 2015 conducted by Zubin Mehta and starring Georgian concert pianist Khatia Buniatishvili. The film showcases a performance of the piano’s most famous orchestral repertoire; Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 1 and Liszt’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No 2 with its waves of sound.

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Salomon String Quartet, Simon Whistler - Mozart: String Quintets (1996)

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Salomon String Quartet, Simon Whistler - Mozart: String Quintets (1996)

Salomon String Quartet, Simon Whistler - Mozart: String Quintets (1996)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 02:29:00 | 599 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: CDD22005

Since its formation in 1982 the Salomon String Quartet has established its position as one of the world's leading ensembles specialising in the historical performance of the classical string quartet repertoire. The quartet has toured extensively in Europe, the USA, the Far East, Israel and Australia as well as making regular appearances at British music societies and festivals. It has made many records for Hyperion and given numerous radio and television broadcasts. In addition to the music of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert, which forms the basis of its repertoire, the Salomon Quartet has always been committed to the exploration and performance of the wealth of quartet music written by their contemporaries.

Concerto Köln - Sinfonias espanolas: Arriaga, Pons, Moreno, Nono (1993)

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Concerto Köln - Sinfonias espanolas: Arriaga, Pons, Moreno, Nono (1993)

Concerto Köln - Sinfonias espanolas: Arriaga, Pons, Moreno, Nono (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 58:43 | 287 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Capriccio | Catalog: 10488

Two of the works on this CD follow the 4 movement Classical era format while the other two show the decided influence of the Italian overture. The Spanish royal court and wealthy noblemen imported a generation of Italian musicians including Domenico Scalatti, Gaetano Brunetti and Luigi Bocherini. These composers inspired the local talent, and this disc highlights the results.

Maurizio Pollini, Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Piano Concertos No.17 & No.21 (2006)

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Maurizio Pollini, Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Piano Concertos No.17 & No.21 (2006)

Maurizio Pollini, Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Piano Concertos No.17 & No.21 (2006)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 57:15 | 252 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 2894775795

One hates to admit it, but at this point in his career, pianist Maurizio Pollini is no longer a Mozart player. Although a supreme virtuoso, a passionate intellectual, and a consummate artist, Pollini has grown too brilliant, too intense, and too calculating for Mozart. Pollini's tone is crystalline, his textures are transparent and his tempos are perfect in this breathtaking 2005 recording of the G major and C major piano concertos, but it all seems too cold and too objective. Although he is also directing the Wiener Philharmoniker from the piano, this doesn't seem to encumber Pollini's virtuosity in any way; indeed, he appears to enjoy the challenge, audibly coaxing more force from the musicians' playing.

Yevgeny Mravinsky conducts the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (2007) 12 CD Box Set [Repost]

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Yevgeny Mravinsky conducts the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (2007) 12 CD Box Set [Repost]

Yevgeny Mravinsky conducts the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (2007) 12 CD Box Set
Beethoven - Shostakovich - Wagner - Mozart - Tchaikovsky - Mussorgsky - Glinka - Glazunov

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 2.5 Gb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 09:57:02
Genre: Classical, Orchestral | Label: Erato | # 2564-69890-5

This compilation covers 20 years of live recordings made by conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky and the then-named Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra for Erato. Mravinsky led that orchestra for nearly 50 years, from 1938 until his death. His last recording was that of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 12, made in 1984, found on Disc 3 here. His interpretations of Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky were highly regarded, so it's not surprising that several of their symphonies are here. There are also symphonies by Mozart and Beethoven in this set; tone poems by Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky; and orchestral excerpts from operas by Wagner, Glinka, and Glazunov. The final disc contains a rare recording of a rehearsal led by Mravinsky, something few outsiders were ever allowed to witness. Even though he was an elder statesman of Russian music at the time of these recordings, there is still precision and energy in his interpretations.

Orquesta de Cordoba, Jose Luis Temes - Ramón Garay: Las 10 sinfonias (2010)

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Orquesta de Cordoba, Jose Luis Temes - Ramón Garay: Las 10 sinfonias (2010)

Orquesta de Cordoba, Jose Luis Temes - Ramón Garay: Las 10 sinfonias (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 03:21:12 | 1,05 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Verso | Catalog: VRS2099

This recording is an important contribution to the understanding of the history of the symphony in Spain and gives us the opportunity to experience this beautiful music. The Córdoba Orchestra has been planning to record these works for several years and the symphonies have been rigorously transcribed.

Walter Gieseking - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Complete Solo Piano Works (1990) 8 CD Box Set

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Walter Gieseking - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Complete Solo Piano Works (1990) 8 CD Box Set

Walter Gieseking - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Complete Solo Piano Works (1990)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.35 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 1.27 Gb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 34 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics Références | # 7 63688 2 | Time: 09:01:53

The contents of the EMI box are too numerous to list but all the sonatas, variations, and most short pieces are here: absent is the London Sketchbook, which is trite juvenalia.

Robert & Clara Schumann - Lieder - Barbara Bonney & Vladimir Ashkenazy [1997]

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Robert & Clara Schumann - Lieder - Barbara Bonney & Vladimir Ashkenazy [1997]

Robert & Clara Schumann - Lieder - Barbara Bonney & Vladimir Ashkenazy [1997]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 257 MB
Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog Number: 452898 | TT: 1:11;06

Barbara Bonney's recital of the Schumanns' songs is prefaced, in the booklet-note, with a little feminist homily from the singer defending the reputation of Clara as woman and artist. Clara hardly needs that kind of defence nowadays, witness recent CDs by Skovhus and Stutzmann, plus several others not reviewed in these pages; her songs are far from patronized, let alone neglected. Yet, for all the advocacy of these singers, her inspiration remains for me intermittent, though thoroughly conventional songs are occasionally leavened by notably individual ones, such as, here, her very last and unpublished song, Loreley, which vividly conjures up that dangerous creature, particu lady in the hectic piano part, evocatively played by Ashkenazy. Indeed it seems that Heine most inspired her, as "Sic liebten sich beide" from her Op. 13 provoked a setting of economically intense meaning, to which Bonney finely responds.
– Gramophone [9/1997].

Schubert - Missa Solemnis, D.950 (Orgonasova, Remmert, Walt, Holzmair, Scharinger; Harnoncourt) [1997]

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Schubert - Missa Solemnis, D.950 (Orgonasova, Remmert, Walt, Holzmair, Scharinger; Harnoncourt) [1997]

Schubert - Missa Solemnis in E flat No.6, D.950 (Orgonasova, Remmert, Walt, Holzmair, Scharinger;
Harnoncourt, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Arnold Schoenberg Choir) [1997]

EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 223 MB
Classical | Label: Teldec | Catalog Number: 0630-13163-2 | TT: 58:54

This recording received the 1998 Cannes Classical Music Award for "Best Choral Performance - 19th/20th Centuries"..

Renata Pokupić, Roger Vignoles - Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek: Songs (2015)

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Renata Pokupić, Roger Vignoles - Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek: Songs (2015)

Renata Pokupić, Roger Vignoles - Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek: Songs (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 61:72 | 230 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Hyperion | Catalog: xxx

Václav Jan Krvtitel Tomásek wrote numerous songs and short piano pieces, genres in which his works predate those of his rather more famous near contemporary Franz Schubert by some years. Quite why they are so neglected today is a mystery as this enthralling new album from Renata Pokupic' and Roger Vignoles unfolds twenty-eight songs of a rare appeal. Perhaps we should not be surprised: Tomáek was one of the very few composers of Goethe settings to meet with the great poet's (relatively) undivided approval.