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Dunedin Consort, John Butt - Bach: Magnificat & Christmas Cantata (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Dunedin Consort, John Butt - Bach: Magnificat & Christmas Cantata (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 86:31 minutes | 1.74 GB
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This is the premiere recording of J.S. Bach's Magnificat heard for the first time within its original liturgical context, alongside the beautiful Christmas Cantata.
Olivier Cave - Haydn & Scarlatti: Chiaro E Scuro (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Olivier Cave - Haydn & Scarlatti: Chiaro E Scuro (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:36 minutes | 1.17 GB
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An original programme with which the Swiss pianist Olivier Cavé succeeds in summarizing two universes that might, however, a priori appear remote: Domenico Scarlatti vs. Joseph Haydn. In the same album, Olivier Cavé confronts two complementary visions of the keyboard. ‘With this project, I wanted to connect these two composers,’ he tells us, ‘for, when playing Haydn, I always had the feeling that he was familiar with Scarlatti’s music.’ For these two composers, the keyboard is the alphabet of a distinctive language; in a style both playful and mischievous, they composed with a bantering humour, unlimited amusement, unfailing virtuosity and a perfect sense of description.
Claude Williamson - Claude Williamson (1956/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Claude Williamson - Claude Williamson (1956/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 37:59 minutes | 433 MB
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American jazz pianist Claude Williamson, although born in Vermont, moved to California early in his career and worked with West Coast jazz heavyweights Art Pepper, Max Roach, Bud Shank and Stan Levey. Williamson also spent a portion of his career in television, starting in the late 1960s, including stints with both The Andy Williams Show and Sonny and Cher. On this 1956 release, a mix of Williamson originals and standards, the pianist is backed by bassist Don Prell and drummer Chuck Flores.
Pink Floyd - The Early Years 1965-1972 (2016/2017) [Official Digital Download]

Pink Floyd - The Early Years 1965-1972 (2016/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 666:02 minutes | 7,08 GB
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The Early Years 1965–1972 is a compilation box set by Pink Floyd released on 11 November 2016. It contains early non-album singles plus unreleased studio and live recordings…
James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 2 (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

James Ehnes - Bartók: Works for Violin & Piano, Vol. 2 (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:50 minutes | 869 MB
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James Ehnes has previously explored Béla Bartók’s concertos for violin and for viola, to great acclaim. This album is the second in his equally successful survey of Bartók’s chamber music for the violin. His accompanist, once more, is Andrew Armstrong, a pianist praised by critics for his passionate expression and dazzling technique.
Cardinall's Musick & Andrew Carwood - Tallis: Ave, rosa sine spinis (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/44.1]

Cardinall's Musick & Andrew Carwood - Tallis: Ave, rosa sine spinis (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 73:41 minutes | 668 MB
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The Cardinall's Musick and their inspirational director Andrew Carwood present a further volume of their Gramophone-award winning series of Tallis's sacred music.
Alisa Weilerstein - Elgar & Carter: Cello Concertos (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/48]

Alisa Weilerstein - Elgar & Carter: Cello Concertos (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 62:18 minutes | 640 MB
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The much-anticipated album from the brilliant young American cellist marks one of the most exciting Decca Classics debuts in many years.
Raffi Besalyan - The Return: Rachmaninov, Babajanian (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Raffi Besalyan - The Return: Rachmaninov, Babajanian (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 65:21 minutes | 984 MB
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Armenian-born American pianist Raffi Besalyan pays homage to his homeland with this recording featuring Rachmaninoff’s B Minor Prelude, inspired by The Return, a painting by Arnold Böcklin. The work was a favourite of the composer for his own recitals and a reminder of his years in Russia. Similarly, the folk-inspired piano music of Arno Babajanian looks back to his native Armenia in music that mixes folk idioms with the virtuosic pianism of the Russian school. Besalyan brings their music together in this programme infused with warm memories, evocations of distant lands and reminders of earlier times.
Angela Hewitt - Liszt: Piano Sonata & other works (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/44.1]

Angela Hewitt - Liszt: Piano Sonata & other works (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 74:31 minutes | 579 MB
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Angela Hewitt’s notes for this important new album describe a teenager’s moment of revelation when she first came to appreciate the epic masterpiece that is the Liszt Piano Sonata. Here we have a heart-felt recording where this palpable sense of wonder is manifest alongside Hewitt’s enthralling technical facility at the keyboard.
Norrköping Symphony Orchestra & Christian Lindberg - Pettersson: Symphony No. 14 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Norrköping Symphony Orchestra & Christian Lindberg - Pettersson: Symphony No. 14 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 52:35 minutes | 975 MB
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In their series of Allan Pettersson’s symphonies, Christian Lindberg and the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra have arrived at the Fourteenth Symphony, completed in 1978 and given its first performance in 1981, one year after the death of the composer. As several of its predecessors, No. 14 is in one extended movement and is scored for large forces, including an expanded percussion section. But there are also important traits that set it apart.