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Seven Sloane, Bochumer Symphoniker - George Antheil: The Brothers (2011)

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Seven Sloane, Bochumer Symphoniker - George Antheil: The Brothers (2011)

Seven Sloane, Bochumer Symphoniker - George Antheil: The Brothers (2011)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 662 Mb | Total time: 54:12 | Scans included
Classical | Label: CPO | 777 545-2 | Recorded: 2009

With acclaimed recordings of the Symphonies and selected orchestral works, Cpo has gone some way in demonstrating this American composer was one of the twentieth century’s most important composers. Antheil wrote his one act opera The Brothers in 1954. The libretto, penned by Antheil himself, drew on the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Its setting is the working-class world of post-war America, and the four men and one woman presented by Antheil on stage are all damaged and traumatized.

Piero Piccioni - Appassionata (1974) 2CD, Limited Edition 2011

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Piero Piccioni - Appassionata (1974) 2CD, Limited Edition 2011

Piero Piccioni - Appassionata (1974) 2CD, Limited Edition 2011
EAC | FLAC (Image) + cue.+log ~ 568 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 244 Mb | Scans ~ 58 Mb
Soundtrack, Score, Easy Listening, Jazz | Label: Quartet | # QRSCE028 | 01:46:59

Deluxe treatment for one of the most important works by Piero Piccioni, includes the complete film score plus the 1974 album version. Appassionata (1974) was a sexually-charged production starring Gabriele Ferzetti, Valentina Cortese, Ornella Muti and Elenora Giorgi. Chronicling the competition of two nubile girls who attempt to seduce the patriarch of a household, Gianluigi Calderone’s movie didn’t shy away from depicting such forbidden subjects as incest or the early sexual awakening of teenagers. This disturbing story was made more all the sensual by the lush underscore of Piero Piccioni.

Jenny Lin - Nostalghia: Piano Works by Valentin Silvestrov (2006) [Re-Up]

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Jenny Lin - Nostalghia: Piano Works by Valentin Silvestrov (2006) [Re-Up]

Jenny Lin - Nostalghia: Piano Works by Valentin Silvestrov (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 204 Mb | Scans included | Time: 01:15:27
Classical, Contemporary | Label: Hänssler Classic | # CD 98.229

The music of Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov is a unique and delicate tapestry of dramatic and emotional textures, that freely alludes to the entire history of music. "I do not write new music. My music is a response to and an echo of what already exists," Silvestrov has said. Beginning his creative career in the radical Soviet Avant-Garde, Silvestrov demonstrated an almost painful sensitivity to the intimacy that music can create between performer and listener. Silvestrov would later refute his modernist roots, saying “the most important lesson of the Avant-Garde is to be free of all conceived ideas, particularly those of the Avant-Garde” and began composing a series of works entitled “Postludium” that initiated the elegiac, poetic and highly personal relationship with silence which has come to characterize his most recent music. Haenssler Classic is proud to present pianist Jenny Lin in the World Premiere Recording of Silvestrov’s “Three Postludes”, a work composed especially for her.

Cyprien Katsaris - Mikis Theodorakis: Works for Piano & Orchestra (2010) 2CDs [Cyprien Katsaris Archives Vol. 20]

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Cyprien Katsaris - Mikis Theodorakis: Works for Piano & Orchestra (2010) 2CDs [Cyprien Katsaris Archives Vol. 20]

Mikis Theodorakis: Works for Piano & Orchestra (2010) 2CDs
Cyprien Katsaris, piano; Orchestre Symphonique de RTL; Mikis Theodorakis, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 499 Mb | Scans ~ 50 Mb | Time: 01:54:42
Classical, Contemporary | Label: Piano 21 | # P21-027-A

This double CD presents a good opportunity to discover the symphonic works of the world-famous Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis (*1925), a living legend in his own country. It contains the Suite no. 1 for Piano and Orchestra and the Piano Concerto, written in the fifties, when Theodorakis was still at the Paris Conservatoire, and the Symphony no. 2, УThe Song of the EarthФ (based on Suite no. 1 and the ballet Antigone), which marks the composerТs return to his symphonic writing, after 20 years of struggle and suffering for his country and his people. Discover the first studio recording on CD of this landmark Symphony no. 2 and the fascinating Suite and Concerto, in unique recordings, made in 1982 on the occasion of performances at the Echternach International Festival (Luxembourg) and in Antwerp. Theodorakis himself conducts the RTL Symphony Orchestra, and Cyprien Katsaris demonstrates in all three works his legendary virtuosity and unsurpassed artistry.

Ennio Morricone - Sahara: Expanded Original NGM Motion Picture Soundtrack (1983) 2CD Remastered, Limited Edition 2014 [Re-up]

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Ennio Morricone - Sahara: Expanded Original NGM Motion Picture Soundtrack (1983) 2CD Remastered, Limited Edition 2014 [Re-up]

Ennio Morricone - Sahara: Expanded Original NGM Motion Picture Soundtrack (1983)
2CD Expanded Remastered, Limited Edition 2014

EAC | FLAC (Image) + cue.+log ~ 645 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 296 Mb | Scans ~ 38 Mb
Soundtrack, Score, Orchestral | Label: Quartet Records | # QR180 | 02:08:17

Quartet Records and M.G.M. are happy to present the premiere complete edition of Ennio Morricone’s Sahara, composed for the Brook Shields adventure movie written and produced by Menahem Golan, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. Sahara tells the tale of Dale Gordon (Shields), a young car racer who wants to save her late father’s business by winning a desert rally through the Sahara. Even though women are forbidden to race, Dale dons a disguise to enter the competition. Unfortunately, the desert is ravaged by warring tribes and one of them captures the girl. Seeking refuge with the noble Jaffar, Dale could easily relive a classic Oriental fantasy inspired by Rudolph Valentino’s The Sheikh – but she must also stop the German bad guys and win the race for her father’s honor. Ennio Morricone’s score for the expensive production provides a rich, versatile and powerful epic soundtrack – a real gem and a treat for all Morricone fans. It features a lush main theme for the sweeping romance in the desert, exciting action themes for the battles and three different themes for the race itself.

Ennio Morricone - 72 метра / 72 Meters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2004)

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Ennio Morricone - 72 метра / 72 Meters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2004)

Ennio Morricone - 72 метра / 72 Meters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2004)
EAC | FLAC (Image) + cue.+log ~ 186 Mb | Mp3, CBR320 kbps ~ 94 Mb | Scans ~ 76 Mb
Genre: Soundtrack, Score | Label: 1 Video | # 145-CD | Time: 00:41:06

72 Meters (Russian: 72 метра) is a 2004 Russian drama film directed by Vladimir Khotinenko based on the short stories from the collection of stories of the same name by Alexander Pokrovsky. Soundtrack was written by Ennio Morricone.

Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West (1969) OST

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Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West (1969) OST

Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in The West (1969)
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Genre: Classical ! Style: Soundtrack ! Label: RCA/ BMG Ariola! Release date: 1988 ! Catalogue No: ND70016

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose credits include the "spaghetti" Westerns that made Clint Eastwood a star, has died in Rome aged 91.

According to Italian news agency Ansa, he died in hospital having fractured his femur in a fall some days ago.

The prolific composer also wrote music for Once Upon a Time in America, The Untouchables and Cinema Paradiso.

Having received an honorary Oscar in 2007, he went on to win one in 2016 for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight.

Morricone, who was simply known as "Maestro" in his home town of Rome, scored more than 500 films over seven decades.

Ennio Morricone - 100 Movie Themes Hits - Original Versions: Super Gold Edition (2005) 6CD Box Set [Re-Up]

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Ennio Morricone - 100 Movie Themes Hits - Original Versions: Super Gold Edition (2005) 6CD Box Set [Re-Up]

Ennio Morricone - 100 Movie Themes Hits - Original Versions: Super Gold Edition (2005)
EAC | FLAC (Tracks) + cue.+log ~ 1.95 Gb | Scans included
Label: GDM/Edel Italy | # 0168292 | Time: 05:58:34
Soundtracks, Contemporary Classical, Easy Listening

R.I.P. Ennio Morricone (10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020)

Ennio Morricone is an Italian composer, orchestrator and conductor, who has written music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, as well as contemporary and modern classical works. His scores have been included in over forty award-winning films. In a career lasting over six decades, he composed some of the most recognizable film scores in cinematic history.

Ennio Morricone - Crime And Dissonance (2005) 2CDs [Re-Up]

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Ennio Morricone - Crime And Dissonance (2005) 2CDs [Re-Up]

Ennio Morricone - Crime And Dissonance (2005) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 541 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 230 Mb
Label: Ipecac | # IPC66 | Time: 01:42:05 | Scans ~ 63 Mb
Soundtracks, Modern Classical, Avant-Garde, Experimental

This two-disc anthology assembled by Mike Patton is, after the spaghetti Western soundtracks and themes, essential Morricone. Never has his music from the strange films he scored in the 1960s and '70s been showcased in such an original and powerful way. Patton has looked closely into the experimental nature of the maestro and found plenty here to offer as well as to crow about. Many of the scores he chose from would be known only to cineastes of minor and obscure Italian films. Yet, Patton understood that Morricone loved his own process and treated crime and exploitation flicks like L'Anticristo and Forza G with the same delightful sense of adventure that he approached The Godfather and The Mission with. Here, all manner of strangeness is on offer: from psychedelic guitars and tripped-out wordless vocals to sitars, layers and layers of percussion, acid-drenched strings, an Echoplexed celeste, toy pianos, psychotic operatic voices in chorus, and more.

Alina Ibragimova & Vladimir Jurowski - Shostakovich: Violin Concertos (2020)

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Alina Ibragimova & Vladimir Jurowski - Shostakovich: Violin Concertos (2020)

Alina Ibragimova, State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia "Evgeny Svetlanov" & Vladimir Jurowski - Shostakovich: Violin Concertos (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 298 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 170 Mb | Digital booklet | 01:11:27
Classical | Label: Hyperion Records

The prospect of hearing Alina Ibragimova in two of the most important concertos written for the violin is in itself irresistibly enticing, but Shostakovich aficionados will also welcome an opportunity to hear the rarely performed original opening to the Burlesque of No 1, subsequently made less fearsome for the soloist at the request of the work’s dedicatee, David Oistrakh.

Philip Glass - The Concerto Project Vol. III: Concerto Grosso & Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (2008) [Re-Up]

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Philip Glass - The Concerto Project Vol. III:  Concerto Grosso & Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (2008) [Re-Up]

Philip Glass - The Concerto Project Vol. III: Concerto Grosso & Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (2008)
Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor; Raschèr Saxophone Quartet

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 237 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 122 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Minimalism | Label: Orange Mountain Music | # 0042 | Time: 00:42:30

'The Concerto Project Vol. III' is the penultimate release in a series of four albums to be issued by Orange Mountain Music documenting the eight Philip Glass concertos to date. Volume III includes Glass's 'Concerto Grosso' commissioned by the City of Bonn for the opening of the Stadtische Kunstmuseum in the German city in 1992. Each movement of the Concerto Grosso is written for a distinctive group of instruments - the winds, brass and strings, which together make up a symphonic ensemble. In this live 1993 recording it is played by the Beethoven Orchester Bonn conducted by long-time Glass associate Dennis Russell Davies, the musicians who premiered the work - under its original title of Concerto for Three Ensembles - in June 1992. The second concerto is Glass's 'Concerto for Saxophone Quartet', performed by its dedicatees, the internationally renowned Raschèr Saxophone Quartet who premiered the piece at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in 1995.

Alina Pogostkina, Sinfonietta Riga, Juha Kangas - Peteris Vasks: Vox Amoris - Works for Violin and String Orchestra (2012)

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Alina Pogostkina, Sinfonietta Riga, Juha Kangas - Peteris Vasks: Vox Amoris - Works for Violin and String Orchestra (2012)

Pēteris Vasks - Vox Amoris: Works for Violin and String Orchestra (2012)
Alina Pogostkina, violin; Sinfonietta Rīga; Juha Kangas, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 326 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 166 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Wergo | # WER 6750 2 | Time: 01:08:41

The music of Peteris Vasks must be considered against the background of the socially and politically turbulent history of his home country Latvia. It frequently shifts through contrasting emotional states, with passages of sumptuous beauty sometimes followed by disjointed and dramatic sounds. According to Vasks, all three of the works for violin and orchestra featured here represent the polarity between optimistic hope for a better future and an anxious concern for the modern world. Included are the fantasia Vox Amoris, the concerto Tala gaisma (Distant Light), Vasks' first and most extensive work for violin and string orchestra and the tone poem Vientulais engelis (Lonely Angel). All are performed by the exceptional violinist Alina Pogostkina, superbly accompanied by the Sinfonietta Riga under the direction of Juha Kangas.

Nicola Benedetti - The Violin (2013) [Re-Up]

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Nicola Benedetti - The Violin (2013) [Re-Up]

Nicola Benedetti - The Violin (2013)
Vivaldi, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Johannes Brahms, Arvo Pärt, Frédéric Chopin, P.I. Tchaikovsky
Jules Massenet, Max Bruch, Vittorio Monti, Nigel Hess, John Williams, Carlos Gardel

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 329 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 176 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 478 5338 DH | Time: 01:16:06

Just 26 years old, Nicola Benedetti has been making chart-topping recordings for 10 years. This album celebrates the best of those recordings, and her other successes – from winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2004, to her 2012 best-selling album ‘The Silver Violin’, the highest charting classical instrumental album in the UK of the last two decades. A collection of great violin music – from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending to the Tchaikovsky and Bruch violin concertos and Arvo Part’s Spiegel Im Spiegel. Featuring brand new recordings – Brahms’ invigorating Hungarian Dance no. 5, Monti’s ever-popular Czardas, and Chopin’s emotional Nocturne in C# minor. The album includes Nicola performing with leading orchestras and conductors, as well as some of her favorite chamber players. This album showcases the incredible range of Nicola’s playing and demonstrates her wide appeal. In January 2013 Nicola was appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to music and charity.

Rosamunde Quartett, Thomas Demenga, Christoph Poppen, Andrea Lauren Brown - Thomas Larcher: IXXU (2006)

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Rosamunde Quartett, Thomas Demenga, Christoph Poppen, Andrea Lauren Brown - Thomas Larcher: IXXU (2006)

Thomas Larcher - IXXU (2006)
Rosamunde Quartett; Thomas Demenga, violoncello;
Christoph Poppen, violin; Andrea Lauren Brown, soprano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 220 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 164 Mb | Scans included
Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 1967, 476 3156 | Time: 00:53:57
Classical, Contemporary, Modern Composition

The four chamber works by Austrian Thomas Larcher recorded here show that's he's a composer to watch out for. His compositional voice is strikingly unencumbered by adherence to any orthodoxy, and his work is direct in its emotional and intellectual communication. My Illness Is the Medicine I Need, for soprano, violin, cello, and piano, is particularly effective; its aphoristic texts come from a Benetton "Colors" magazine that included photographs of psychiatric hospitals and quotations from their patients. Larcher's understated text setting allows the voices of the patients to be heard with unaffected bleakness and it is strongly moving. Even though it uses a contemporary harmonic language, the string quartet Ixxu (1998-2004) is old-fashioned in its emotional clarity. Its last movement, "ruhig," is genuinely peaceful and brings to mind the serenity of Arvo Pärt's Fratres. His 1990 quartet Cold Farmer is similarly direct and generous in inviting the listener in, and here again the slow movement is especially deeply felt and engaging.

Ben Patterson - Early Works (1999) {Alga Marghen P 8NMN.028}

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Ben Patterson - Early Works (1999) {Alga Marghen P 8NMN.028}

Ben Patterson - Early Works (1999) {Alga Marghen P 8NMN.028}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 335 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 146 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 65 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1999 Alga Marghen | P 8NMN.028
Experimental / Classical / Fluxus / Sound Art

Alga Marghen proudly presents the first record ever produced by Ben Patterson: "This is not only my first CD, but also the first recordings of these works available to the general public." Starting as a virtuoso double-bass performer of classical music, Ben Patterson was one of the very first founders of the Fluxus Group in Wiesban. This digipak CD will introduce you to some American neo-avant garde music classics, a crossover between John Cage's exploding influences and the experimental art atmosphere of the early 1960s in Europe.