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The Sound and the Fury - Pierre de la Rue: Masses (2018)

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The Sound and the Fury - Pierre de la Rue: Masses (2018)

The Sound and the Fury - Pierre de la Rue: Masses (2018)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 703 Mb | Total time: 68:41+58:42 | Scans included
Classical | Label: fra bernardo ‎| FB 1810455 | Recorded: 2013

For the upcoming 500th anniversary of the death of the great Franco-Flemish composer Pierre de la Rue (around 1460-1518), the vocal ensemble The Sound and the Fury, which specializes in early music, has recorded a selection of the composer’s artistic masses for the label FRA BERNARDO, which impressively reflect the high standard at the court of the music-loving and music-savvy Margaret of Austria. The Pierre de la Rue masses on this recording have one thing in common: they are all based on monadic models, thus in keeping with the most traditional of cyclic mass composition models, the cantus firmus mass.

The Chamber Choir of the Moscow Conservatory, Alexander Solovyev - Alfred Schnittke: Faust Cantata; Requiem (2014)

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The Chamber Choir of the Moscow Conservatory, Alexander Solovyev - Alfred Schnittke: Faust Cantata; Requiem (2014)

Alfred Schnittke - Faust Cantata; Requiem (2014)
The Chamber Choir of the Moscow Conservatory, "Studio for New Music" Chamber Ensemble
conducted by Alexander Solovyev

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 327 Mb | Scans ~ 63 Mb | Time: 01:15:08
Genre: Classical | Label: Moscow Conservatory Records | # SMC CD 0166

In the brilliant history of the Chamber Choir of the Moscow Conservatory a separate chapter is connected with the musical legacy of Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998). Both compositions are united by the subject of faith and contemplation of what Is spiritual and spiritless. Despite the fact that chronologically the Requiem (1975) Is an earlier work than the Cantata (1983), on the CD they are presented in reverse order: fol­lowing Alexander Solovyev's conception, the narrative of Faust’s tragic death, coming as retribution for his sinful earthly life, must be followed by a memorial prayer, the Requiem. The compact disc documented “live” performances: the Requiem was performed on September 17, 2013 at the Small Hall of the Conservatory, while the Cantata sounded out on September 29, 2014 at the Grand Hall of the Conservatory.

Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco - Pietro Andrea Ziani: Assalonne punito (2000)

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Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco - Pietro Andrea Ziani: Assalonne punito (2000)

Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco - Pietro Andrea Ziani: Assalonne punito (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 284 Mb | Total time: 61:07 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Stradivarius | # STR 33548 | Recorded: 1998

Major share in the pleasure Ziani's oratorio gives, the excellent singer, especially Furio Zanasi, who is David draws sensitively with his velvety soft baritone, and Giampaolo Bassoonto as an agile narrator. At Alan Curtis' sensitive line, they're reaching an er- count density and representational presence, which to breathless listening.

Jérôme Correas, Les Paladins - Giacomo Carissimi: Histoires Sacrées (2005)

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Jérôme Correas, Les Paladins - Giacomo Carissimi: Histoires Sacrées (2005)

Jérôme Correas, Les Paladins - Giacomo Carissimi: Histoires Sacrées (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 375 Mb | Total time: 74:14 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Pan Classics | # PC10182 | Recorded: 2004

Giacomo Carissimi (1605-1674) celebrated his 400th birthday in 2005. Reason enough to pay tribute to this most important composer of the 17th century with a recording of some of his oratorios. Thanks to a very lively live recording of a concert with Jérome Correas and Les Paladins on Pan Classics, we now get to know five of his much admired oratorios.

St. Florianer Sangerknaben, Ars Antiqua Austria, Gunar Letzbor - Biber: Missa Alleluja; Nisi Dominus (2017) [Re-Up]

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St. Florianer Sangerknaben, Ars Antiqua Austria, Gunar Letzbor - Biber: Missa Alleluja; Nisi Dominus (2017) [Re-Up]

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Missa Alleluja; Nisi Dominus etc (2017)
St. Florianer Sängerknaben, Ars Antiqua Austria; Gunar Letzbor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 289 Mb | Artwork included
Classical, Choral | Label: Accent | # ACC24325 | Time: 00:59:08

Several masses with large orchestration attest to the outstanding compositional skills of the Salzburg master Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704) in coping with large ensembles. As usual in Salzburg, Biber expects polychoral performances. The church music at the Salzburg cathedral drew its orientation from the performance practice in Venice. The Missa Alleluia was probably composed after 1690 and certainly before 1698, because a manuscript was made in Kremsmunster that year. The original score and sheets from Salzburg are lost. Excellent copies have been preserved at the Upper Austrian abbey at Kremsmunster: they serve as a basis for the present recording. Biber has fully exploited the possibilities of Baroque Instrumentation in the Missa Alleluia: a chorus with 2 sopranos, 2 altos, 2 tenors and 2 bass voices grants him a large number of combinations of voices and thus constant change of timbre. The strings choir also has six parts, with both violins often conducted virtuosically. A chorus with 3 trumpets and 2 cornetti is even surpassed in tonal mass by the chorus composed of 2 clarini, 4 trumpets, and timpani. This large number of trumpets emphasizes the cheerful character of the work and is very luxurious by Austrian standards.

The World Heritage - Live At Goodman (2013)

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The World Heritage - Live At Goodman (2013)

The World Heritage - Live At Goodman (2013)
EAC Rip | WavPack (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 464 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 161 Mb
Full Scans ~ 106 Mb | 01:06:55 | RAR 5% Recovery
Avant-Garde, Jazz-Rock, Progressive Rock, Experimental | Magaibutsu #MGC-45

The World Heritage in their 5th release recorded live at Tokyo's Akihabara Goodman in 2012, amazing improvised instrumental rock from Tatsuya Yoshida (drums), Seiichi Yamamoto (guitar), Natsuki Kido (guitar), Yuji Katsui (violin) and Mitsuru Nasuno (bass). The World Heritage is a Japanese supergroup gathered and guided by master drummer Yoshida Tatsuya. This group performs mostly high-energy improvised rock with some jazzy tinges, as well as some pieces composed by Tatsuya. All of the music is very energetic and often chaotic. Almost all of the band's material has been recorded live, with only a small handful of tracks being recorded in studio. The band would appeal to fans of other Tatsuya bands, in particular fans of Korekyojinn, Daimonji or Ruins.

Brice Sailly, Clematis, Stéphanie de Failly & Julie Roset - Nun danket alle Gott (2020)

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Brice Sailly, Clematis, Stéphanie de Failly & Julie Roset - Nun danket alle Gott (2020)

Brice Sailly, Clematis, Stéphanie de Failly & Julie Roset - Nun danket alle Gott (2020)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 294 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 151 Mb | Digital booklet | 01:02:09
Classical, Sacred, Vocal | Label: Ricercar, Outhere Music

With its ciaconna bass, Hammerschmidt’s sacred concerto Nun danket alle Gott perfectly exemplifies the programme of this recording devoted to the influences of the Italian Baroque on the works of seventeenth-century Lutheran composers. The vast majority of the repertory gathered here comes once again from the exceptionally rich library assembled at the end of the seventeenth century by Gustav Düben, organist of the German Church in Stockholm. His collection contains the only known copy of a Confitebor tibi Domine by Claudio Monteverdi. Other composers such as Bernhard and Rosenmüller had very close links with Italy and were among those who helped to disseminate Italian practices in the German-speaking lands.

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev - DE PROFUNDIS: Compositions for orchestra and choir (2015) [Re-Up]

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Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev - DE PROFUNDIS: Compositions for orchestra and choir (2015) [Re-Up]

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev - DE PROFUNDIS: Compositions for orchestra and choir (2015)
Moscow Synodal Choir & Soloists; Russian National Orchestra, conducted by Hilarion Alfeyev

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 375 Mb | Scans included | Time: 01:13:41
Genre: Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: Pentatone | # PTC 5186 486

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev is one of the most widely performed of all living Russian composers. Each of his new compositions constitutes a milestone in contemporary musical history. His ability to imbue his music with profound religious content, to unite diverse cultures and styles, to invent new ways of musical expression while remaining faithful to the centuries-old classical tradition, and to utter most profound themes using a simple and comprehensible musical language, singles him out among present day composers. His most widely performed work, the St Matthew Passion (2006), has received worldwide recognition. Following its premiere in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in March 2007, it has been performed more than seventy times in different countries by the most distinguished soloists, choirs and orchestras. Invariably it receives standing ovations from audiences at each concert. This SACD features five works by Metropolitan Hilarion that were produced over a thirty year period and performed by the excellent Russian National Orchestra.

Otto Klemperer - Otto Klemperer as a Bach-Wagner conductor: Live in Budapest 1948-1950 (2003) [Re-Up]

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Otto Klemperer - Otto Klemperer as a Bach-Wagner conductor: Live in Budapest 1948-1950 (2003) [Re-Up]

Otto Klemperer as a Bach-Wagner conductor: Live in Budapest 1948-1950 (2003)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat BWV 243; Brandenburg Concerto No.5 BWV 1050;
Richard Wagner: Lohengrin; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 277 Mb | Scans included | Time: 01:17:16
Classical | Label: Hungaroton Classic | # HCD 32175

Hardly anybody will dispute that Otto Klemperer (1885-1973) was one of the most remarkable conductors of the last century. During his Budapest guest performances between the two World Wars he had already been given an enthusiastic reception by the audience and the musical profession alike. Not only his interpretation of the Viennese classical and romantic repertoire met with recognition but that of modern Hungarian music as well. For example, when conducting the premiere of Bartok’s Second Piano Concerto at the head of the Budapest Concert Orchestra Bartok, who was usually grudging of praise, declared that he could not imagine a more consummate performance of the orchestral part. Klemperer lived and worked in Hungary between 1947 and 1950 without a break, conducting the orchestra of the Opera in the first place and appearing on stage in concerts with symphonic orchestras. His interpretations of Bach’s and Wagner’s works on the present CD date from this period.

Stefano Demicheli, Talenti Vulcanici - Nicola Logroscino: Stabat Mater; Concerto per flauto traverso; Cantata (2019)

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Stefano Demicheli, Talenti Vulcanici - Nicola Logroscino: Stabat Mater; Concerto per flauto traverso; Cantata (2019)

Stefano Demicheli, Talenti Vulcanici - Nicola Logroscino: Stabat Mater; Concerto per flauto traverso; Cantata (2019)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (M3U & Log) ~ 297 Mb | Total time: 69:12 | Covers included
Classical | Label: Arcana ‎| # A455 | Recorded: 2018

Composed 25 years after the celebrated work of the same name by Pergolesi, and for the same forces, the Stabat Mater by Nicola Logroscino (pronounced “Logròscino”) belongs to the long list of compositions born of the Neapolitan school, beginning with the model by Alessandro Scarlatti (1723). Although inspired by its illustrious precedents, this work distinguishes itself in its strong theatrical character, derived from the author’s long experience in opera (especially comic opera), of which he was a leading figure until the mid-eighteenth century.

Christoph Graupner - Das Leiden Jesu, Passion Cantatas IV - Florian Heyerick (2020) {cpo 555 348-2}

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Christoph Graupner - Das Leiden Jesu, Passion Cantatas IV - Florian Heyerick (2020) {cpo 555 348-2}

Christoph Graupner - Das Leiden Jesu, Passion Cantatas IV - Florian Heyerick (2020) {cpo 555 348-2}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 255 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 138 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 15 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2020 Classic Produktion Osnabrück | cpo 555 348-2
Classical / Baroque / Sacred / Period Instruments

The present recording of Christoph Graupner’s Passion Cycle of 1741 concludes on Vol. 4 with the highly expressive cantata for Laetare Sunday GWV 1123-41. Laetare Sunday (‘Joy’ or ‘Refreshment’ Sunday), the fourth Lenten Sunday, actually assumes a certain special positive status with its central focus on God’s action, which alone can rid human beings of their failings. However, Johann Conrad Lichtenberg, the author of the text, had a different view: here the dominant theme is the inequity of the rulers and judges who pronounce on Jesus while he bears everything with patience.

The Sound and the Fury - Pierre de La Rue 1 (2009)

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The Sound and the Fury - Pierre de La Rue 1 (2009)

The Sound and the Fury - Pierre de La Rue 1: Masses (2009)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 292 Mb | Total time: 56:10 | Scans included
Classical | Label: ORF Edition ‎| # ORF-CD 3094 | Recorded: 2009

Pierre de la Rue wurde möglicherweise um 1452 in Doornik/Tournai im heutigen Belgien geboren. Dort arbeitete sein Vater Jehan als Illuminator (Buchmaler), seine Mutter, Gertrude de la Haye, stammte ebenfalls aus Tournai. Im 15. Jahrhundert waren dort beide Familiennamen geläufig. Wir nehmen an, dass Pierres Ausbildung, besonders als Musiker, mit einer Verbindung als Chorsänger an der berühmten Kathedrale der Stadt anfing. Als solcher bekam er dann, wie dort alle Chorsänger, die Tonsur. Wenn so, dann war das die erste entscheidende Situation seines Lebenslaufs, den er letztlich als Diaconus beschließen sollte. Zum Priester wurde de la Rue anscheinend nie geweiht.

Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker, Swedish Radio Choir - Mozart: Requiem (2014/1999) [Blu-Ray]

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Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker, Swedish Radio Choir - Mozart: Requiem (2014/1999) [Blu-Ray]

Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker, Swedish Radio Choir - Mozart: Requiem (2014/1999) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 23950 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 62 min | 14,3 Gb
Audio: Latin / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 9322 kbps / 29,970 fps | 62 min | 5,04 Gb
Audio: Latin / PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | EuroArts | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish, Latin

On July 16, 1999, the 10th anniversary of the death of Herbert von Karajan, the Berlin Philharmonic paid tribute to their late maestro, playing within the confines of the imposing Salzburg Cathedral in von Karajans hometown of Salzburg. Among other works, the orchestra performed Mozart's Requiem in D minor, KV 626, featuring soprano Karita Mattila, contralto Sara Mingardo, tenor Michael Schade and bass baritone Bryn Terfel as soloists. Soprano Rachel Harnisch appeared as soloist on the two complementing arias Betrachte dies mein Herz und frage mich and Laudate Dominum.

Guy Johnston, Stephen Cleobury, Christopher Seaman, Britten Sinfonia - Howells: Cello Concerto; An English Mass (2019)

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Guy Johnston, Stephen Cleobury, Christopher Seaman, Britten Sinfonia - Howells: Cello Concerto; An English Mass (2019)

Guy Johnston, Stephen Cleobury, Christopher Seaman, Britten Sinfonia, King's College Choir of Cambridge - Howells: Cello Concerto; An English Mass (2019)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 399 Mb | Total time: 103:37 | Scans included
Classical | Label: King’s College, Cambridge ‎| # KGS0032 | Recorded: 2018, 2019

This release is likely to get a good deal of publicity due to its status as the final release of Stephen Cleobury as director of the Choir of King's College, Cambridge. However, as president of the Herbert Howells Society, he may not be through with performing the music of this composer just yet. Cleobury deserves kudos for this rather challenging double album; he might easily have compiled a set of favorites of some kind, and enjoyed general acclaim. Instead, he has chosen to go out with a piece of work that makes a deeper connection with tradition. Even though he did not succeed Howells as an organist at Cambridge, he certainly lived and breathed his music, and is as fine an interpreter of it as anyone alive.

Magdalena Kožená, Reinhard Goebel, Musica Antiqua Köln - Lamento (2005)

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Magdalena Kožená, Reinhard Goebel, Musica Antiqua Köln - Lamento (2005)

Magdalena Kožená, Reinhard Goebel, Musica Antiqua Köln - Lamento (2005)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 279 Mb | Total time: 55:51 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Archiv Produktion | 474 1942 | Recorded: 2003

'Lamento' is a stunning collection of rarely-heard music by the Bach family. Magdelena Kozena brings these long-forgotten treasures to life with her trademark artistry and acclaimed style, accompanied by Musica Antiqua Koln and Reinhard Goebel. "A voice that has already melted some notably stony hearts… one of the class vocal acts of the early 21st century." - The Times (London)