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Stefan Temmingh, Capricornus Consort Basel - Antonio Vivaldi: The Concertos for Recorder; J.S. Bach: Preludes (2017)

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Stefan Temmingh, Capricornus Consort Basel - Antonio Vivaldi: The Concertos for Recorder; J.S. Bach: Preludes (2017)

Antonio Vivaldi: The Concertos for Recorder; J.S. Bach: Preludes (2017)
Stefan Temmingh (recorder); Capricornus Consort Basel

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 362 Mb | Scans included | Time: 01:08:38
Classical, Baroque | Label: Accent | # ACC24332

GRAMOPHONE Magazine Editor's Choice. Stefan Temmingh is a member of the new young generation of world-class recorder players. Born in Cape Town, he comes from a Dutch-South-African family of musicians and now lives in Munich. Being an early music specialist, he plays internationally with his baroque ensemble at renowned festivals and concert series, and can also be heard as a member of ensembles of all sizes in Europe, Asia and Africa. His fine playing is regularly compared to the style of the legendary Frans Brüggen. On this collaboration with the Capricornus Consort Basel, he makes use of his wide array of technical and musical resources to render a reference version of Vivaldi’s Recorder Concertos.

Marianne Crebassa, Fazil Say - Secrets: Debussy, Ravel, Faure, Duparc (2017)

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Marianne Crebassa, Fazil Say - Secrets: Debussy, Ravel, Faure, Duparc (2017)

Marianne Crebassa, Fazil Say - Secrets: Debussy, Ravel, Faure, Duparc (2017)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 264 Mb | Total time: 79:21 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Erato | 9029576897 | Recorded: 2017

Mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa and pianist Fazıl Say share some tantalising, captivating and sensuous Secrets in this album of songs, centred on Debussy’s Trois Chansons de Bilitis, Ravel’s Shéhérazade and Fazıl Say’s own Gezi Park 3 – which he and Crebassa premiered in 2014. Describing the recording sessions, Marianne Crebassa says: “Sometimes we worked in a kind of trance … there were some moments when nothing seemed to exist around us …”

Stephen Rice, The Brabant Ensemble - Lassus: Prophetiae Sibyllarum (2011)

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Stephen Rice, The Brabant Ensemble - Lassus: Prophetiae Sibyllarum (2011)

Stephen Rice, The Brabant Ensemble - Lassus: Prophetiae Sibyllarum (2011)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 336 Mb | Total time: 74'14 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Hyperion | CDA67887 | Recorded: 2010

Orlande de Lassus was an undisputed master of all the vocal genres of the late Renaissance, from German Lied to Latin Mass. He was extraordinarily prolific, and this recording features the glorious polyphony of the Missa Amor ecco colei and Prophetiae Sibyllarum, one of his most celebrated works. With the latter’s extreme chromaticism and constant modulation, Lassus stretched the compositional boundaries of the time to produce one of the most important and advanced works to come from the sixteenth century.

Carolin Widmann / Simon Lepper - Phantasy Of Spring (2009) {ECM 2113}

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Carolin Widmann / Simon Lepper - Phantasy Of Spring (2009) {ECM 2113}

Carolin Widmann / Simon Lepper - Phantasy Of Spring (2009) {ECM 2113}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 600dpi | 225MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 137MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical

Phantasy of Spring from violinist Carolin Widmann and pianist Simon Lepper perfectly captures the spirit of ECM. An uncompromising programme of Morton Feldman, Bernd Alois Zimmerman, Arnold Schonberg and Iannis Xenakis gets excellent notes by the composer Raiiner Peters and sleeve artwork which is flagrantly out of focus even by ECM's standards. Phantasy of Spring alone will give more musical nourishment than the entire autumn release schedules of some of the larger labels.

Pepe & Celedonio Romero; ASMF, Sir Neville Marriner - Mauro Giuliani: Complete Guitar Concertos (1996) 2CDs [Re-Up]

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Pepe & Celedonio Romero; ASMF, Sir Neville Marriner - Mauro Giuliani: Complete Guitar Concertos (1996) 2CDs [Re-Up]

Mauro Giuliani: Complete Guitar Concertos (1996) 2CDs
Pepe Romero & Celedonio Romero, guitars
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 685 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 360 Mb | Scans ~ 56 Mb
Classical, Classical Guitar | Label: Philips | # 454 262-2 | Time: 02:37:27

An acclaimed Italian guitar virtuoso and composer, Mauro Giuliani, along with Fernando Sor, was one of the last great classical proponents of his instrument until its revival in the early twentieth century. He studied counterpoint and the cello, but on the six-string guitar he was entirely self-taught, and that became his principal instrument early on. Italy abounded with fine guitarists at the beginning of the nineteenth century (Carulli remains the most familiar today), but few of them could make a living because of the public's preoccupation with opera. So Giuliani embarked on a successful tour of Europe when he was 19, and in 1806 he settled in Vienna, where he entered the musical circle of Diabelli, Moscheles, and Hummel. He solidified his reputation with the 1808 premiere of his Guitar Concerto in A major, Op. 30, and was soon heralded as the greatest living guitar virtuoso. Even Beethoven noticed Giuliani, and wrote of his admiration for him. Perhaps to return the favor, Giuliani played cello in the 1813 premiere of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Sami Junnonen, Chamber Domaine - Mozart: Flute Quartets (2018)

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Sami Junnonen, Chamber Domaine - Mozart: Flute Quartets (2018)

Sami Junnonen, Chamber Domaine - Mozart: Flute Quartets (2018)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 194 Mb | Total time: 50:28 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Resonus Classics | RES10216 | Recorded: 2017

Finnish flute virtuoso Sami Junnonen joins the celebrated ensemble Chamber Domaine for a new recording of the complete Flute Quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Junnonen is joined by Thomas Kemp (violin), Robert Smissen (viola) and Richard Harwood (cello).

Dieter Klöcker - Mozart: Concertos for Clarinet and Orchestra (1998)

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Dieter Klöcker -  Mozart: Concertos for Clarinet and Orchestra (1998)

Dieter Klöcker - Mozart: Concertos for Clarinet and Orchestra (1998)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 73:25 | 345 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: MDG | Catalog: MDG 301 0755-2

Recently, I have reviewed several CDs of works imitating Haydn. Although never reaching the large numbers of pseudo-Haydns, there arose, after Mozart’s death in 1791, a school of followers who produced symphonies, concertos, divertimentos and sonatas. Hence on this disc we have four clarinet works, three of them spuriously attributed to Mozart. The first is the Violin Concerto, K268, long regarded as doubtful, which is now presented as a clarinet concerto after a German manuscript, where it is arranged for clarinet and piano.

Antal Doráti - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (1995)

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Antal Doráti - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (1995)

Antal Doráti - Haydn: Die Schöpfung (1995)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 129:07 | 623 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog: 443 027-2

This album is a superb recording of Haydn's oratorio The Creation conducted by Antal Dorati and featuring the incredible voices of bass Kurt Moll and soprano Lucia Popp. There is another recording I like, an obscure recording with Roland Bader conducting the Cracow National Philharmonic and the voices of soprano Teresa Seidl, tenor Christian Elsner and baritone Michael Volle. This recording is the best and the singers are divine and it's too bad it's not really well known or circulated. But this recording is dynamic and powerful and beautiful. It would be my second choice of favorite.

Pino De Vittorio, Laboratorio '600 - Ninna Nanna (2019)

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Pino De Vittorio, Laboratorio '600 - Ninna Nanna (2019)

Pino De Vittorio, Laboratorio '600 - Ninna Nanna (2019)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 361 Mb | Total time: 78:34 | Covers included
Classical | Label: Glossa | GCD P33033 | Recorded: 2019

With ‘Ninna Nanna’ the haunting tones, dramatic intensity and richly characterized singing of Pino De Vittorio once again grace a recording project led by Franco Pavan.
Call it Wiegenlied, berceuse, nana, ninna nanna - or countless other terms from around the world. The lullaby, with the rocking of the child’s cradle, is possessed of a captivating charm, all neatly captured in this new collection with the lulling of De Vittorio’s hypnotic voice.

Simon Standage, Trevor Pinnock - Haydn: 3 Violin Concertos, Salomon: Violin Romance (1989)

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Simon Standage, Trevor Pinnock - Haydn: 3 Violin Concertos, Salomon: Violin Romance (1989)

Simon Standage, Trevor Pinnock - Haydn: 3 Violin Concertos, Salomon: Violin Romance (1989)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 60:19 | 337 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Archiv Produktion | Catalog: 427316

"The performances are sympathetic and effortlessly capture the spirit of Haydn's music. . . . Orchestral ensemble is crisp and Simon Standage chooses effective tempos to bring out the nuances in the music . . . it would be hard to envisage performances more lovingly crafted. . . . The release is a rewarding one and some of the music may well be unfamiliar to enthusiasts. A pleasing recorded sound, engaging music and affectionate performances make the issue an attractive one."

Tra Nguyen - Joachim Raff: Piano Works (2015) 6CDs Box Set [Re-Up]

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Tra Nguyen - Joachim Raff: Piano Works (2015) 6CDs Box Set [Re-Up]

Tra Nguyen - Joachim Raff: Piano Works (2015) 6CDs Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.31 Gb | Scans included
Classical | Label: Grand Piano | # GP728X | Time: 07:06:37

Joachim Raff (1822–1882) was regarded by his contemporaries as one of the foremost symphonists of his age, but in his extensive oeuvre of 329 compositions over half of them are for the piano. This selection of 21 works offers a cross section of the best of this large catalogue for the instrument, chosen by acclaimed Raff interpreter Tra Nguyen to showcase the varied aspects of his art. Raff’s melodic generosity, his piquant harmonic sensibility and ravishing textures are all on display in these pieces which span the whole of his career, from the exuberant Douze Romances to the majestic Grande Sonate.

Jean-Louis Charbonnier - Marin Marais: Les Voix Humaines, Deuxième Livre (1701), Deuxième Partie (2010)

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Jean-Louis Charbonnier - Marin Marais: Les Voix Humaines, Deuxième Livre (1701), Deuxième Partie (2010)

Jean-Louis Charbonnier, Paul Rousseau, Mauricio Buraglia, Pierre Trocelier, Hélène Decoin, Philippe Suzanne - Marin Marais: Les Voix Humaines, Deuxième Livre (1701), Deuxième Partie (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 678 Mb | Total time: 61:38+61:36 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Ligia Digital | Lidi 0301218-10 | Recorded: 2010

Un disque qui s’inscrit dans l’intégrale des pièces de viole de Marin Marais, comprenant deux suites en ré majeur et sol majeur avec, en particulier, la très belle pièce intitulée Les voix humaines, toute d’intériorité et de gravité, hymne à la voix humaine et à l’instrument qui, à l’époque, s’en approchait le plus, la viole. La viole, seule, ou associée à d’autres instruments, la musique en général qui transcende la parole, qui enhardit, qui bouleverse, charme et aide à vivre ce compositeur admiré de la cour du Roi Soleil et de l’Europe entière, qui s’interroge sur les questions fondamentales de la vie, de la mort, du destin. L’essence des autres pièces est, avant tout, celle des musiques de danse, rythmées et jubilatoires. Une musique parfaitement interprétée, des danses mais aussi une méditation qui est un des moments forts de l’œuvre de Marin Marais.

Andrea Griminelli - Nessun Dorma (2019)

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Andrea Griminelli - Nessun Dorma (2019)

Andrea Griminelli - Nessun Dorma (2019)
FLAC tracks | 01:18:10 | 401 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Universal Music Italia srL.

He started playing flute at age 10 studying with Jean-Pierre Rampal at the Conservatoire de Paris, and he won music competitions in Stresa and Alessandria in Italy. He was also awarded with the prestigious Prix de Paris twice in 1983 and 1984. He also played with Andrea Bocelli and Luciano Pavarotti.

Kun-Woo Paik - Beethoven: Favorite Piano Sonatas (2019)

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Kun-Woo Paik - Beethoven: Favorite Piano Sonatas (2019)

Kun-Woo Paik - Beethoven: Favorite Piano Sonatas (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 417 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 338 Mb | 02:27:22
Classical | Label: Decca Classics

Kun Woo Paik’s recordings include works by Scriabin, Liszt, and Musorgsky, as well as the Rachmaninoff piano concerto cycle for BMG. His recording of the complete Prokofiev piano concertos received France’s Diapason d’Or 1993 and Nouvelle Académie du Disque awards. As an exclusive Decca artist, he recorded Busoni’s transcriptions of works by J.S. Bach, Fauré’s piano works (which won all the major prizes in France), and Chopin’s complete works for piano and orchestra (with Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic); in 2005 he began a project to record all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas. Mr. Paik’s recent engagements include a Carnegie Hall recital, a performance at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and Yuri Temirkanov, the complete Rachmaninoff concerto cycle in St. Petersburg, and returns to the New Japan Philharmonic, China Philharmonic, Shanghai Philharmonic, and Bergen Philharmonic. He has also given recitals in France, Italy, and Spain.

Gianluca Cascioli - '900 Italia (2019)

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Gianluca Cascioli - '900 Italia (2019)

Gianluca Cascioli - '900 Italia (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 217 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 187 Mb | 01:21:26
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Gianluca Cascioli is an Italian pianist, conductor, and composer. He studied composition at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Turin and piano with Franco Scala. In 1994, Cascioli won the Umberto Micheli International Piano Competition, whose jury included Luciano Berio, Elliott Carter, Charles Rosen, and Maurizio Pollini. The prize included a record contract with Deutsche Grammophon, for whom he recorded three CDs in his late teens.