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Justin Taylor - La Famille Forqueray: Portrait(s) (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Justin Taylor - La Famille Forqueray: Portrait(s) (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 79:06 minutes | 1.60 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Justin Taylor, the winner of the 2015 edition of the celebrated harpsichord competition of the Musica Antiqua Festival in Bruges (which has honoured some of the world's finest players, including Scott Ross, Christophe Rousset, Pierre Hantaï, Benjamin Alard, and more recently Jean Rondeau), has recorded for Alpha Classics a programme of music by the Forqueray family: Antoine, Michel, Jean-Baptiste, Nicolas-Gilles . . . Those are just some of the first names of a great dynasty of French composers, gambists and organists.
Florilegium & Gillian Keith - Handel: German Arias & Trio Sonatas (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Florilegium & Gillian Keith - Handel: German Arias & Trio Sonatas (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:46 minutes | 1.53 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Regular performances in some of the world's most prestigious venues have confirmed Florilegium's status as one of Britain's most outstanding period instrument ensembles. Since their formation in 1991 they have established a reputation for stylish and exciting interpretations, from intimate chamber works to large-scale orchestral and choral repertoire.Florilegium regularly collaborate with some of the world's finest singers in programmes from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Baltic Chamber Orchestra - Shostakovich & Strauss (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Baltic Chamber Orchestra - Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a - Strauss: Metamorphosen for 23 Strings, TrV 290 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 52:22 minutes | 512 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Both the works on this album came about as a reaction to the horrors of war. Shostakovich visited Dresden in 1960, and much of the city still lay in ruins. His 8th String Quartet dedicated to the victims of fascism, is one of his most powerful and deeply personal works, quoting from earlier compositions, and using the composer’s musical motto D Es C H. The composer wept after the first private performance.

Fernando Varela - Vivere (2017) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at July 24, 2017
Fernando Varela - Vivere (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Fernando Varela - Vivere (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 50:53 minutes | 581 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

It’s just that simple. He does not sing just because he has a beautiful, expressive voice. He does not sing just because it brings him success and house-rocking acclaim. Fernando Varela sings because that is who he is. He sings what he loves, whether it is a pop standard, an original song he had a hand in writing, or Puccini’s noblest tenor aria “Nessun dorma.” The underlying truth – who he is and what he does, in everything he dreams and achieves – is what brings Fernando Varela to the center of a worldwide stage with the release of Vivere.
Roscoe Shelton - Soul In His Music, Music In His Soul (1966/2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/192kHz]

Roscoe Shelton - Soul In His Music, Music In His Soul (1966/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 31:41 minutes | 784 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Roscoe Shelton was a figurehead of Tennessee soul in the 1950s and 60s with his soaring, flexible, gospel-drenched R&B vocal stylings. Soul in His Music, Music in His Soul was his second record, a release that rocketed Shelton to fame with the hit single Strain on My Heart.

Omer Klein - Sleepwalkers (2017) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at July 23, 2017
Omer Klein - Sleepwalkers (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Omer Klein - Sleepwalkers (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 59:15 minutes | 647 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Sleepwalkers is the Israeli-born pianist’s seventh album, and his label debut for Warner Music. Klein, whose music has been called “borderless” (The New York Times), recorded his newest work with his regular trio featuring Haggai Cohen-Milo on bass and Amir Bresler on drums. A student of Fred Hersch’s and a vital part of the New York scene, appearing everywhere from the Blue Note to Jazz at Lincoln Center, he is now a Steinway artist and lives in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Camel - Camel '73-'75 Gods Of Light (2000) {2007, Remastered Japanese Reissue, Official Camel Bootleg}

Camel - Camel '73-'75 Gods Of Light (2000) {2007, Remastered Japanese Reissue, Official Camel Bootleg}
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 484 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 175 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Art Rock, Progressive Rock | WHD Entertainment #IECP-10130

Gods of Light '73~'75 is a live album by progressive rock band Camel released 26 September 2000. A "re-boot" of an old bootleg of some wonderful BBC radio recordings from 1973, 1974 and 1975. Features the original lineup of Andrew Latimer, Peter Bardens, Andy Ward, and Doug Ferguson.
Doc and Merle Watson - Never The Same Way Once (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Doc & Merle Watson - Bear's Sonic Journals: Never The Same Way Once (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 90:35 minutes | 1027 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

This set of recordings of Doc & Merle Watson at The Boarding House in San Francisco is from 4 live shows in 1974 recorded by legendary soundman Owsley Stanley, and demonstrate the quality and clarity of the live recording techniques he innovated. While father/son duo Doc & Merle Watson reached their commercial peak in the 1970s, live recordings from this time are rare, and the performances in this collection have not been heard since the nights they were played more than four decades ago.
VA - Baritone and Bass Arias: The Definitive Collection (2017) [Official Digital Download]

VA - Baritone and Bass Arias: The Definitive Collection (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 188:24 minutes | 1.69 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Featuring some of the best opera singers in the world today, Baritone and Bass Arias: The Definitive Collection presents favourite songs from famous operas and song cycles such as La Bohème, Le nozze di Figaro, and Schumann’s Dichterliebe.
Kazumi Watanabe New Electric Trio - Mo' Bop / Mo' Bop II / Mo' Bop III (2003/2004/2006/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96

Kazumi Watanabe New Electric Trio - Mo' Bop (2003) /
/ Mo' Bop II (2004) / Mo' Bop III (2006) [2016]

FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 167:00 minutes | 3,95 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover(s)

These has been one of the most requested albums. Japanese Bassist Kazumi Watanabe forms a powerful Jazz Rock trio with none other than Richard Bona on bass and drummer virtuoso Horacio 'El Negro' Hernandez…