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Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble - Remember Me, My Dear (Live in Bellinzona / 2014) (2019)

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Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble - Remember Me, My Dear (Live in Bellinzona / 2014) (2019)

Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble - Remember Me, My Dear (Live in Bellinzona / 2014) (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 352 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 182 Mb | Digital booklet | 01:17:40
Classical, Sacred, Choral | Label: ECM Records

25 years on from the release of Officium, the groundbreaking alliance of Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble, comes Remember me, my dear, recorded during the final tour the group made in October 2014. The program is emblematic of the range of repertoire the Norwegian saxophonist and British vocal quartet explored together– from Pérotin, Hildegard von Bingen, Guillaume le Rouge, Antoine Brumel to Komitas , Arvo Pärt and more. It could be said that the Hilliard/Garbarek combination, in concert, transcended its source materials, with early music, contemporary composition and improvisation interfused in the responsive acoustics of sacred spaces. And this final album reminds us that the unique Garbarek/Hilliard combination, and its unprecedented exploration of sound, was consistently breathtaking.

Paul van Nevel, Huelgas Ensemble - Michael Praetorius: Magnificat; Motets (2015)

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Paul van Nevel, Huelgas Ensemble - Michael Praetorius: Magnificat; Motets (2015)

Paul van Nevel, Huelgas Ensemble - Michael Praetorius: Magnificat; Motets (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 278 Mb | Total time: 67:54 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sony Classical | 88875086622 | Recorded: 1991

German composer Michael Praetorius, whose life bridged the 16th and 17th centuries, was one of his era's most prolific writers, both of musical works and of works about music. His "Syntagma Musicum" remains one of the most important treatises on instruments and performance practice; he composed many volumes of Protestant hymn-based works, motets, psalms, works for multiple choir, and Latin music for the Lutheran service. The "Magnificat" performed on this program is one of 14 that Praetorius included in his Megalynodia Sionia, published in 1611. Its polyphonic style and rich instrumental writing–particularly for brass–is occasionally reminiscent of Gabrieli, whose works Praetorius studied; or Schutz, with whom he traveled throughout Germany.

Eric Ericson, Rundfunkchor Stockholm, Stockholmer Kammerchor - European Choral Music (2014) 6CD Box Set

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Eric Ericson, Rundfunkchor Stockholm, Stockholmer Kammerchor - European Choral Music (2014) 6CD Box Set

Europäische Chormusik - European Choral Music (2014) 6CD Box Set
Eric Ericson, Rundfunkchor Stockholm, Stockholmer Kammerchor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.48 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 942 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral | Label: Warner Classics | # 825646261505 | Time: 06:49:27

The great recordings of the "Nordic choral marvel": Swedish choral conductor Eric Ericson was one of the true legends in his field. When he died in 2013 at the age of 94, he had spent decades working to place his two Stockholm choirs among the international musical elite. His recordings from the 1970's enjoy real cult status – unique interpretations of a cappella works from the Renaissance to the 20th century, from Gesualdo to Penderecki, released here for the first time in a single box.

Anonymous - Messe de Tournai, XIVe siècle - Ensemble Organum, Marcel Pérès (1990) {Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951353 rel 2006}

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Anonymous - Messe de Tournai, XIVe siècle - Ensemble Organum, Marcel Pérès (1990) {Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951353 rel 2006}

Anonymous - Messe de Tournai, XIVe siècle - Ensemble Organum, Marcel Pérès (1990) {Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951353 rel 2006}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 229 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 127 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 56 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1990, 2006 Harmonia Mundi | HMA 1951353
Classical / Medieval / Early Music / Polyphony / Sacred

This is an all-male vocal recording, including chant (Propers) and polyphony (Ordinary). The Mass of Tournai is early 14th century, a decade or so before that of Machaut. Some have argued that it does not show a unified design, and so Machaut's setting is the first unified mass cycle. The respective unities are not clear - at most it is a matter of degree - although it is not known whether this mass was composed by one composer or many. At any rate, it is the first mass cycle declared as such. The concluding Ite missa est leads into a true motet, with different texts in the two upper voices.

John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker - Bruckner: Mass No. 1 in D minor; Motets (2001)

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John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker - Bruckner: Mass No. 1 in D minor; Motets (2001)

John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir, Wiener Philharmoniker - Bruckner: Mass No. 1 in D minor; Motets (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 260 Mb | Total time: 66:01 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 459 674-2 | Recorded: 1996, 1998

Bruckner is one of those composers you either love or loathe. The trouble is, most people make up their minds only after hearing his symphonies. But Bruckner also composed some of the most original and profound church music after Bach, and although there are clear connections between the symphonies and the liturgical works, the musical voice is quite distinct. The connections with Rococo and Renaissance choral styles are much clearer – it’s surprising how well the shades of Haydn, Wagner and Palestrina get on with each other – and yet the music never sounds derivative or nostalgically archaic.

Lorin Maazel, Symphonica Toscanini, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino - Verdi: Messa da Requiem (2012)

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Lorin Maazel, Symphonica Toscanini, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino - Verdi: Messa da Requiem (2012)

Lorin Maazel, Symphonica Toscanini, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino - Verdi: Messa da Requiem (2012)
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 24989 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 96 min | 23,2 Gb
Audio1: Latin / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 16-bit | Audio2: Italian / DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 16-bit / 2479 kbps
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 96 min | 5,2 Gb
Audio: Latin / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 16 bits
Classical | EuroArts | Sub: English, German, French, Latin, Spanish

The fiftieth anniversary of Toscanini’s death in 2007 was celebrated with gala concerts around the world, one of the most glamorous events being this benefit concert at the basilica of St Mark’s in Venice. The 11-year-old child prodigy Lorin Maazel once met the Italian maestro in New York, and Toscanini’s legacy left a permanent mark on Maazel as a musician. His tour with the Symphonica Toscanini, called “In the Footsteps of Toscanini”, culminated in two concerts in Venice featuring Verdi’s Requiem, a showpiece of Toscanini’s, and St Mark’s, the birthplace of stereophonic and quadraphonic sound, proved to be an ideal venue for this eloquent and musically impressive confessional work.

André Cluytens - Fauré: Requiem (1998)

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André Cluytens - Fauré: Requiem (1998)

André Cluytens - Fauré: Requiem (1998)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 39:49 | 205 MB
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: EMI Classics | Catalog: 724356689428

The growing popularity of Faure's Requiem has made it fashionable in some music circles to be slightly superior about it. Revisiting this classic recording (which was first re-issued by EMI in 1989, having been available as a budget LP for over 30 years) reminds me why that is a wholly misplaced reaction. Victoria de los Angeles and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau bring real depth to their solos. The Paris Conservatoire under Cluytens dwells on the luscious instrumental textures at the surface of the work, but there is loss and longing in there too. Faure's Requiem sits on the cusp of religiosity and agnosticism. This classic performance captures its sheer warmth and humanity.

Jean Tubery, La Fenice - Bassani: La morte delusa (2002)

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Jean Tubery, La Fenice - Bassani: La morte delusa (2002)

Jean Tubéry, La Fenice - Bassani: La morte delusa (2002)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 285 Mb | Total time: 62:41 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Opus 111 / Naïve | # OP 30332 | Recorded: 2001

Giovanni Battista Bassani (1657-1716), a relatively important figure in Ferrara, where he served as the cathedral’s maestro di cappella. This oratorio, which in its near-exclusive reliance on arias and recitative displays many of the dramatic characteristics of opera, was composed in 1686 as a tribute to those who died “in the Christian enterprises against the Turks” in 1683. Characteristic of many similar works of the period, its theme (the title means “Death confounded”) concerns an allegorical interaction among five characters–Death, Glory, Piety, Justice, and Lucifer–in which Death laments its powerlessness against the forces of Piety and Glory, who, along with Justice have assured the departed souls of the holy warriors an eternal existence in heaven.

Hildegard von Bingen & Peter Abelard - Jouissance - Ensemble Viriditas (1993) {Spectrum Publications 0 86786 344 7}

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Hildegard von Bingen & Peter Abelard - Jouissance - Ensemble Viriditas (1993) {Spectrum Publications 0 86786 344 7}

Hildegard von Bingen & Peter Abelard - Jouissance - Ensemble Viriditas (1993) {Spectrum Publications 0 86786 344 7}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 231 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 153 Mb
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© 1993 Spectrum Publications | 0 86786 344 7
Classical / Medieval / Early Music / Chant / 12th Century

VIRIDITAS was founded in 1991 by Juliette Hughes, initially to perform the Ordo Virtutum of Hildegard of Bingen. The group is dedicated to re-thinking the performance of music of the 12th-century Latin West in contemporary framework. It is also involved in the performance of 20th-century music, seeking to set up a dialogue between music of different traditions.

Early Choral Music at Trinity College, Cambridge [6CD] (2016)

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Early Choral Music at Trinity College, Cambridge [6CD] (2016)

Early Choral Music at Trinity College, Cambridge [6CD] (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 1,65 Gb | Total time: 7:09:35 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sony Classical | # 88985323472 | Recorded: 1990-1995

Cambridges renowned Trinity College Choir, conducted by Richard Marlow, is heard in a 6-CD compilation of acclaimed Renaissance and early Baroque recordings. In the compositions by Lassus, Victoria, Praetorius, Sweelinck, Monteverdi and Schutz heard here, Gramophone has praised the choirs superb discipline fresh and natural voices as well as Marlows astute and imaginative direction His sensitivity and responsiveness are tireless.

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 6 (2015)

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Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 6 (2015)

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 6 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 353 Mb | Total time: 73:42 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Toccata Classics | # TOCC0180 | Recorded: 2011, 2013

This is the sixth CD in the first complete recording of the 72 cantatas in Georg Philipp Telemann’s collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, published in Hamburg in 1726 – the first complete set of cantatas for the liturgical year to appear in print. The cantatas are designated for voice, an obbligato instrument (recorder, violin, transverse flute or oboe) and basso continuo, and generally take the form of two da capo arias with an intervening recitative. Although intended for worship, both public and private, Telemann’s cantatas are a masterly blend of tunefulness with skilled counterpoint and vocal and instrumental virtuosity.

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 5 (2013)

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Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 5 (2013)

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 5 (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 268 Mb | Total time: 59:41 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Toccata Classics | # TOCC0102 | Recorded: 2008

This is the fifth CD in the first complete recording of the 72 cantatas from Georg Philipp Telemann's collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, published in Hamburg in 1726 — the first complete set of cantatas for the liturgical year to be appear in print. The cantatas are designated for voice, an obbligato instrument (recorder, violin, transverse flute or oboe) and basso continuo, and generally take the form of two da capo arias with an intervening recitative. Although intended for worship, both public and private, Telemann's cantatas are a masterly blend of tunefulness with skilled counterpoint and vocal and instrumental virtuosity.

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 4 (2012)

Posted By: ArlegZ
Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 4 (2012)

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 4 (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 298 Mb | Total time: 67:20 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Toccata Classics | # TOCC0084 | Recorded: 2007

This is the fourth CD in the first complete recording of the 72 cantatas from Georg Philipp Telemann's collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, published in Hamburg in 1726 — the first complete set of cantatas for the liturgical year to appear in print. The cantatas are designated for voice, an obbligato instrument (recorder, violin, transverse flute or oboe) and basso continuo, and generally take the form of two da capo arias with an intervening recitative. Although intended for worship, both public and private, Telemann's cantatas are a masterly blend of tunefulness with skilled counterpoint and vocal and instrumental virtuosity.

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 3 (2011)

Posted By: ArlegZ
Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 3 (2011)

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 3 (2011)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 326 Mb | Total time: 71:23 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Toccata Classics | # TOCC0074 | Recorded: 2006

This is the third CD in the first complete recording of the 72 cantatas from Georg Philipp Telemann’s collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, published in Hamburg in 1726 – the first complete set of cantatas for the liturgical year to be published. The cantatas are designated for voice, an obbligato instrument – recorder (as on this disc), violin, transverse flute or oboe – and basso continuo, and take the form of two da capo arias with an intervening recitative. Although intended for worship, both public and private, Telemann’s cantatas are a masterly blend of tunefulness with skilled counterpoint and vocal and instrumental virtuosity.

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 2 (2009)

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Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 2 (2009)

Bergen Barokk - Telemann: Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, Vol. 2 (2009)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 261 Mb | Total time: 55:27 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Toccata Classics | # TOCC0057 | Recorded: 2006

This is the second CD in the first complete recording of the 72 cantatas from Georg Philipp Telemann’s collection Harmonischer Gottes-Dienst, published in Hamburg in 1726 – the first complete set of cantatas for the liturgical year to be published. The cantatas are designated for voice, an obbligato instrument (violin on this disc) and basso continuo, and take the form of two da capo arias with an intervening recitative. Although intended for worship, both public and private, Telemann’s cantatas are a masterly blend of tunefulness with skilled counterpoint and vocal and instrumental virtuosity.