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Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 6, 2011
Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821}

Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 6 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | DR Analysis | 235MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 185MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical

This disc has everything going for it. First, the repertoire is attractive and challenging. Second, the performance is evocative and virtuosic. Third, the recording is vivid and immediate. What more could a listener want?

Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821} [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by tiburon at June 25, 2016
Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821} [Re-Up]

Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 6 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 235MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 186MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical

This disc has everything going for it. First, the repertoire is attractive and challenging. Second, the performance is evocative and virtuosic. Third, the recording is vivid and immediate. What more could a listener want?
Alexander Melnikov - Schumann: Piano Concerto & Piano Trio No. 2 (2015)

Alexander Melnikov - Schumann: Piano Concerto & Piano Trio No. 2 (2015)
Classical | MP3 320kbps CBR | 1 CD | Full Scans | 138 MB
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog Number: 902198 | Rls.date: 31st July 2015

This second volume of the complete recording of the concertos and trios of Schumann shows just how badly we needed an interpretation that respects the subtleties and the transparency of Schumann’s writing. Here is a different stylistic approach to one of the finest concertos in the repertoire, which will undoubtedly open the way to the rediscovery of music as poetic as it is moving. The final installment will be of the Cello Concerto and Piano Trio No. 1 with Jean-Guihen Queyras.
Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821} [Re-up]

Alexander Lonquich - Plainte Calme (2004) {ECM 1821}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC tracks level 6 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 235MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical

This disc has everything going for it. First, the repertoire is attractive and challenging. Second, the performance is evocative and virtuosic. Third, the recording is vivid and immediate. What more could a listener want?
Heinz Holliger, Anita Leuzinger & Anton Kernjak - Schumann & Holliger: Aschenmusik (2014)

Heinz Holliger, Anita Leuzinger & Anton Kernjak - Schumann & Holliger: Aschenmusik
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 73:27 min | 185 MB + 5% Recovery
Label: ECM New Series | Tracks: 19 | Rls.date: 09-06-2014

Heinz Holliger's lifelong fascination with the music of Robert Schumann finds further expression on the album Aschenmusik, issued to celebrate the Swiss oboist-composer's 75th birthday (21 May 2014). A new interpretation of Holliger's Romancendres is framed by Schumann's own works. Strong performances by Holliger himself and by Anita Leuzinger, solo cellist from the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, and by Austrian pianist Anton Kernjak make this recording another important addition to Heinz Holliger's ECM discography.
Mitsuko Uchida - Schumann: G Minor Sonata, Waldszenen (2013) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Mitsuko Uchida - Schumann: G Minor Sonata, Waldszenen (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | 1.01 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Qobuz

Dame Mitsuko Uchida, universally acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost Schumann interpreters, follows her last album of the composer’s music (Davidsbündlertänze and Fantasie in C) with another sublime Schumann programme. Uchida’s latest Decca recording brings together the romantic fire and intensity of the Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor Op. 22 with two remarkable works from Schumann’s final years, Waldszenen and the Gesänge der Frühe.
Robert & Clara Schumann - Lieder - Barbara Bonney & Vladimir Ashkenazy [1997]

Robert & Clara Schumann - Lieder - Barbara Bonney & Vladimir Ashkenazy [1997]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 257 MB
Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog Number: 452898 | TT: 1:11;06

Barbara Bonney's recital of the Schumanns' songs is prefaced, in the booklet-note, with a little feminist homily from the singer defending the reputation of Clara as woman and artist. Clara hardly needs that kind of defence nowadays, witness recent CDs by Skovhus and Stutzmann, plus several others not reviewed in these pages; her songs are far from patronized, let alone neglected. Yet, for all the advocacy of these singers, her inspiration remains for me intermittent, though thoroughly conventional songs are occasionally leavened by notably individual ones, such as, here, her very last and unpublished song, Loreley, which vividly conjures up that dangerous creature, particu lady in the hectic piano part, evocatively played by Ashkenazy. Indeed it seems that Heine most inspired her, as "Sic liebten sich beide" from her Op. 13 provoked a setting of economically intense meaning, to which Bonney finely responds.
– Gramophone [9/1997].

Memoriali sul caso Schumann - Filippo Tuena  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Maroutan at Jan. 18, 2017
Memoriali sul caso Schumann - Filippo Tuena

Memoriali sul caso Schumann - Filippo Tuena
Italian | 2015 | 252 Pages | ISBN: 8842821705 | EPUB | 212.5 KB

Il 27 febbraio 1854, in piena crisi artistica ed esistenziale, Robert Schumann esce dalla propria abitazione di Dusseldorf e si butta nelle fredde, nere acque del Reno. Salvo per miracolo, viene affidato alle cure del dottor Richarz e internato nel manicomio di Endenich, dove rimarrà fino alla morte, perseguitato da voci incorporee che lo accusano di non essere l'autore della sua musica e solo occasionalmente visitato da allievi e protetti, fra cui il prodigioso Johannes Brahms. Non rivedrà mai più l'amata moglie Clara e i figli…
Christophe Coin, Philippe Herreweghe, Orchestre des Champs-Elysees - Schumann: Cello Concerto, Symphony No. 4 (1997)

Christophe Coin, Philippe Herreweghe, Orchestre des Champs-Elysees - Schumann: Cello Concerto, Symphony No. 4 (1997)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 56:05 | 136 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi

Philippe Herreweghe directs these Schumann concertos with severity and urgency, with an impact that’s particularly strong in the opening movement of the A minor piano concerto. The soloist is Andreas Staier, who plays a mid-19th century J.B. Streicher instrument. But it’s not just the use of period instruments (this is certainly the kind of piano Schumann would have known) that proves so fascinating here; rather, it’s the minutely detailed way in which soloist and conductor interact during this performance. Note, for instance, how astutely Herreweghe’s wind players articulate the sorrowful first subject group after the soloist’s opening salvo, a passage that sets the tone for all that follows.
Guiomar Novaes - Schumann: Piano Concerto, Carnaval, Kinderszenen, Papillons, Symphonic Etudes, Fantasiastücke (2009)

Guiomar Novaes - Schumann: Piano Concerto, Carnaval, Kinderszenen, Papillons, Symphonic Etudes, Fantasiastücke (2009)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | Covers Included | 02:20:02 | 348 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Musical Concepts

I’ve had this Robert Schumann compilation from Brazilian pianist Guiomar Novaes for a half year now and keep coming back to it, always with the pleasure. Novaes presents balanced interpretations of some famous Schuman compositions; there’s nothing adventurous or idiosyncratic about her approach but they are musical and very winning.
Probably my two favorites performances are of the Papillons waltzes, Schumann’s Op. 2, and the big and beautiful Symphonic Variations. Novaes’ Papillons are charming and light without being lightweight. A heavier composition, the Symphonic Variations elicit an emotional reading from Novaes.