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Dejan Lazic – Liaisons Vol.1: Scarlatti, Bartok (2007) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

Dejan Lazic – Liaisons Vol.1: Scarlatti, Bartok (2007)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 5.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Digital Booklet | 3.84GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC tracks 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.13MB + 5% Recovery

At 1st sight, they appear to have nothing in common – but disregarding the stylistic elements & a difference of 2 centuries, you soon recognize that both are in a sense, musical architects, who as piano virtuosos were equally interested in miniature forms & inspired by folk music. On the 1 hand you have Scarlatti, who, after moving to Spain in 1729 composed almost exclusively for harpsichord & integrated elements of Spanish folklore into his compositions in an experimental way; on the other hand Bartk, who boosted the recognition of the rich native Hungarian peasant songs to an independent folk art, & was also influenced by Arabic folk music.
Bartok Music for Strings, Divertimento & Kodaly Dances - SCO, Mackerras (2012)  [Linn Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, Divertimento; Kodaly Dances (2012) [Linn Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time: 74:54 minutes | 1.51 GB
Genre: Classical | Linn Studio Master CKD 234 | Year: 2012 | Artwork: Cover, Inlay, PDF booklet | 5% Rec. Info
Kavakos, Nagy, Chailly - Brahms: Violin Concerto, Hungarian Dances; Bartok (2013) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Kavakos, Nagy, Chailly - Brahms: Violin Concerto, Hungarian Dances; Bartok (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.37 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Linn records

Leonidas Kavakos tackles a pillar of the violin repertoire in a disc that establishes him as a concerto soloist for Decca Classics. His first concerto disc for Decca features the Brahms Violin Concerto, for which he is joined by one of the world’s greatest orchestras and conductors, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and Riccardo Chailly. Leonidas is also accompanied by pianist Péter Nagy for Brahms’ timeless Hungarian Dances (No.s 1, 2 ,6 and 11) and Bartók’s energetic Rhapsodies and Romanian Folk Dances – two great composers hugely influenced by Hungarian folk music.
Bartok: 3 Piano Concertos - Ferenc Friscay / Geza Anda / Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (2013) [24bit/48kHz] RE-UP

Ferenc Friscay, Geza Anda, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra - Béla Bartók: 3 Piano Concertos(2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/48 kHz | Time - 78:47 minutes | 846 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

At very long last we have a worthy recording of the Bartok Second Concerto, a work whose previous interpreters (including the admirable Andor Foldes, whose performance received Bartok's own blessing) have all suffered from recording qualities ranging from indifferent to abysmal.
Sonny Rollins - Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass (1958) {Verve 24bit Master Edition 314 557 545-2 rel 1999}

Sonny Rollins - Sonny Rollins And The Big Brass (1958) {Verve 24bit Master Edition 314 557 545-2 rel 1999}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 416 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 150 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 286 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1958, 1999 MetroJazz / Verve / PolyGram | 314 557 545-2 | Verve 24bit Master Edition
Jazz / Hard Bop / Saxophone

Big Brass is an appropiate name for the large ensemble arranged and conducted by Ernie Wilkins that accompanies the huge sound of Sonny Rollins. The energy within the leader's gospel-flavored shout "Grand Street" is considerable, while a swinging but no less powerful version of George & Ira Gershwin's "Who Cares" features a choice solo by guitarist Rene Thomas. Also added to this compilation are trio recordings with bassist Henry Grimes and drummer Specs Wright, including a brilliant leisurely stroll through "Manhattan," along with Rollins' tour de force unaccompanied tenor sax on "Body and Soul."
Inti-Illimani - The Flight Of The Condor (1982) BBC Records And Tapes/REB 440 - 1st UK Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Inti-Illimani – The Flight Of The Condor / Original Soundtrack Music From The BBC TV Series
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: BBC Records And Tapes/REB 440 | Released: 1982 | Genre: Andean-Folk

The Flight of the Condor: Ice, Wind and Fire is a documentary on The BBC World program, first aired in 1982. Directed and produced by Michael Andrews, who spent eighteen months in the Andes mountain range along with award-winning cameramen Martin Saunders, Hugh Miles and Rodger Jackman, the documentary shows wildlife as well as the particular Andean landscapes.
Guem Et Zaka Percussion – Percussions (1978) LDX 74674 – 1st FR Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - NEW 2017 RIP!

Guem Et Zaka Percussion ‎- Percussions
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: Le Chant Du Monde/LDX 74674 | Release: 1978 | Genre: African-Roots/Percussion

Born to Nigerian parents brought to Algeria, percussionist Guem grew up playing traditional music and trance rhythms from an early age. His family soon initiated him into the secrets of the diwan–ceremonies where many of the participants enter a state of trance.
The Hollies – Another Night (1975) Polydor/2442-128 – 1st UK Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

The Hollies – Another Night
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz | 800mb & 200mb
Label: Polydor/2442-128 | Released: 1975 | Genre: Classic-Rock

Another Night was a wholly unexpected album at the time of its release in February of 1975.
The Hollies’ 15th official album, it also marked the return of Allan Clarke to the lineup for the first time since Distant Light in 1971 — and it was, apart from one number, comprised entirely of group originals, a feat of songwriting acumen that the Hollies had not achieved since 1969’s Hollies Sing Hollies (which was sort of a “ringer” in that regard); and just as much to the point, all of the songs and recordings were pretty much first-rate, ranging widely from lyrical pop/rock to harder, edgier, album-oriented sides, with a couple of classic performances among them.
Sonny Stitt - Stitt Plays Bird (1963) {Atlantic Japan WPCR-25116 Mini LP 24bit remastered rel 2006}

Sonny Stitt - Stitt Plays Bird (1963) {Atlantic Japan WPCR-25116 Mini LP 24bit remastered rel 2006}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 316 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 113 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 41 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remastered | Mini LP
© 1963, 2006 Atlantic / Warner Music Japan | WPCR-25116
Jazz / Bebop / Bop / Saxophone

Special Feature / Bonus Track: 2 bonus tracks. After years of staying free of comparisons with Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt steps confidently into a set of compositions by the late, great one – sounding really wonderful in his own interpretations of these classics! The album's got the same simple and focused still as Stitt's best work on Roost – and although the compositions are all by Bird, the overall sound is still very much Sonny's own – especially given the wonderful sense of space and timing brought to some of the performances! The group's an unusual one, especially for Stitt – and features John Lewis on piano, Jim Hall on guitar, Richard Davis on bass, and Connie Kay on drums – all offering a slightly more modern take on Bird than might be expected – especially through the angular lines on Hall's guitar.
The Duke Pearson Nonet - Honeybuns (1965) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27121}

The Duke Pearson Nonet - Honeybuns (1965) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27121}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 191 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 72 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 18 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1965, 2012 Warner Japan / Atlantic / Rhino | WPCR-27121 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Hard Bop / Post Bop / Piano

Features 24 bit digital remastering. Comes with a description. Other than "Our Love" (a familiar classical theme adapted to American pop music by Larry Clinton), all six selections are originals by the pianist. Utilizing a nonet that includes trumpeter Johnny Coles (who does his best to be soulful on "Honeybuns"), trombonist Garnett Brown, flutist Les Spann, altoist James Spaulding, tenor saxophonist George Coleman, baritonist Pepper Adams, bassist Bob Cranshaw, and drummer Mickey Roker, Pearson performs music in a style that would have fit in quite well on Blue Note. Most memorable among his originals is "Is That So." This is not an essential date, but it is nice to have this rarity back in print again.