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Karin Kei Nagano - J.S. Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801 (2017)

Karin Kei Nagano - J.S. Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 54:03 min | 177 MB
Label: Analekta – AN 2 8771 | Tracks: 30 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Baroque, Piano

Ever since Johann Sebastian Bach wrote this collection of short works for his children and students as a means for mastering fundamental keyboard technique, his “Inventionen and Sinfonien” have remained a basis for keyboard pedagogical practice. In my own case, my piano teacher introduced me to Bach’s “Inventionen and Sinfonien” when my fingers could not even reach an octave. I remember making big arm gestures to reach the intervals that were too broad for my hands. My feet would dangle somewhere in the space between the bench and the pedals. Since that early encounter, these pieces have been a fundamental part of my repertoire and have accompanied my whole musical journey.
Simone Dinnerstein - Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801 (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Simone Dinnerstein - Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801 (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 53:17 minutes | 440 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

On her new album, Bach Inventions & Sinfonias, renowned pianist Simone Dinnerstein reconnects with the foundation of her musical career and what she's best known for a solo album of J.S. Bach's keyboard works. The recording was made at the Academy of Arts and Letters in New York by Grammy-winning producer Adam Abeshouse. The Inventions and Sinfonias, commonly known as the 3-part inventions, were originally written in 1723 as a musical guide for keyboard players and remain a core part of the piano repertoire for students, amateurs, and professional musicians alike.
Karin Kei Nagano - J.S. Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801 (2017)

Karin Kei Nagano - J.S. Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 54:03 min | 124 MB
Label: Analekta | Tracks: 30 | Rls.date: 2017

Ever since Johann Sebastian Bach wrote this collection of short works for his children and students as a means for mastering fundamental keyboard technique, his “Inventionen and Sinfonien” have remained a basis for keyboard pedagogical practice. In my own case, my piano teacher introduced me to Bach’s “Inventionen and Sinfonien” when my fingers could not even reach an octave. I remember making big arm gestures to reach the intervals that were too broad for my hands. My feet would dangle somewhere in the space between the bench and the pedals. Since that early encounter, these pieces have been a fundamental part of my repertoire and have accompanied my whole musical journey.
Thomas Ragossnig - Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801 (2016) [TR24][OF]

Thomas Ragossnig - Bach: Inventions & Sinfonias, BWV 772-801
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 51:59 min | 1.10 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Solo Musica | Tracks: 30 | Rls.date: 2016

Harpsichordist Thomas Ragossnig devotes this recording to Bach's Inventions and Sinfonias, delivered in an altered order from the typical ascending scale arrangement. Ragossnig presents his musically more meaningful and attractive sequence on this album for the first time, mixing the Inventions and Sinfonias in the same key and performing them in groups of two or four. The result is an exciting programme that provides an opportunity to linger longer in each key, as in a Baroque suite. Ragossnig zestfully interprets the various musical affections in these miniatures, so that these complex works function as a meaningful and stimulating cycle and not only as contrapuntal references.
Zuzana Ruzickova - Bach: The Complete Keyboard works [20CD Box Set] (2016)

Zuzana Ruzickova - Bach: The Complete Keyboard works [20CD Box Set] (2016)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 23:11:09 | 3.4 GB
Classical | Label: Erato
VA - Archiv Produktion: Analogue Stereo Recordings 1959-1981 (2016) (50 CDs Box Set)

VA - Archiv Produktion: Analogue Stereo Recordings 1959-1981 (2016) (50 CDs Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | Covers included | 14 Gb
MP3 320 kbps | 50 CDs | 6,85 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Archiv Produktion

This 50 CD Box Set includes Archiv Produktions finest analogue recordings made between 1959 and 1981, representing a Golden Age of a pioneering label that defined the way early music should be performed and recorded. Featured artists include Karl Richter, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Pierre Fournier, John Eliot Gardiner, Trevor Pinnock and other icons of the Archiv label.
Thomas Hengelbrock, Freiburger Barockorchester, Balthasar-Neumann-Chor - Bach: Messe H-Moll/Mass B minor BWV 232 (1997)

Thomas Hengelbrock, Freiburger Barockorchester, Balthasar-Neumann-Chor - Bach: Messe H-Moll/Mass B minor BWV 232 (1997)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 493 Mb | Total time: 56:20+52:55 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | # 05472 77380 2 | Recorded: 1996

Two things distinguished Thomas Hengelbrock's 1996 recording of Bach's B minor Mass from the many other historically informed performances of the work released in the early digital era. Where many other conductors used small mixed choirs, Hengelbrock not only used the 26-voice Bathasar-Neumann-Chor, he drew his soloists from it. And where most other conductors tended exclusively toward quick tempos, Hengelbrock mixed things up, favoring fast tempos in joyful movements and slow tempos for painful movements.
Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent - Bach: Missa in h-moll, BWV 232 (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Philippe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent - Bach: Missa in h-moll, BWV 232 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 100:43 minutes | 946 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

"If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again”. Philippe Herreweghe’s longlasting interest in the works of the Cantor of Leipzig has turned him into a man whose views evolve as he delves deeper into his subject matter. The joy that he feels – combined with a very legitimate sense of pride – in having forged musical tools that have today reached maturity, has led him to come back on a Missa that has never ceased to intrigue him: the catholic Missa of the protestant composer Bach.
Ralf Otto, Mainz Bach Choir & Mainz Bach Orchestra - Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245 (1749 Version) (2018)

Ralf Otto, Mainz Bach Choir & Mainz Bach Orchestra - Bach: St. John Passion, BWV 245 (1749 Version) (2018)
Classical, Choral | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 595 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 45 | Time: 131:33 min

Johann Sebastian Bachs St John Passion is, along with the St Matthew Passion, without doubt one of the most important works he ever composed. It established a new tradition for Good Friday vespers in Leipzig, and with sublime skill Bach managed to retain a spirit of church worship while creating an almost operatic narrative that movingly depicts Christs trial, death, and ultimate apotheosis. Bachs numerous revisions always demand a certain amount of scholarly decision-making, and this recording of the St John Passion uses the final 1749 version that not only draws on and reinforces the best of Bachs original concept, but incorporates the additional movements of the 1725 version.
Zuzana Ruzickova - Bach: The Complete Keyboard works (20CD Box Set) (2016)

Zuzana Ruzickova - Bach: The Complete Keyboard works (20CD Box Set) (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue, log) ~ 8.08 Gb | 23:11:09 | Scans included
Classical | Country: Czechoslovakia | Label: Erato

A musician of searching intellect, generous spirit and formidable purpose, Zuzana Růžičková is one of the 20th century’s most influential harpsichordists. Central to her career, the music of Bach also helped her to transcend with grace the extraordinary adversity she faced during World War II and the Communist era. “There is something above us, near to us, which makes absolute sense, but we don’t see it. Bach tells you: ‘Don’t despair, there is a sense in life and in the world.’”