Bach Keyboard Sonatas

Danny Driver - CPE Bach: Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. II (2012)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Dec. 27, 2012
Danny Driver - CPE Bach: Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. II (2012)

Danny Driver - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. II (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 73:37 minutes | 1,09 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Danny Driver proves a peerless guide to this fascinating music, performing with elegance and vigour. Hyperion presents a second volume of CPE Bach’s startlingly original and inventive keyboard sonatas. This release spans the composer’s career, taking the listener from the highly expressive manner of his early works to his mastery of the Classical style—in which he still retains the distinctive characteristics, the fantastical changes of mood and tempo which both astounded and perplexed his contemporaries.

C.P.E. Bach - Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 2 [Danny Driver (piano)]  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at Dec. 10, 2012
C.P.E. Bach - Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 2 [Danny Driver (piano)]

C.P.E. Bach - Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 2 [Danny Driver (piano)]
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 257 Mb
Label: Hyperion - Date: 2012

Hyperion presents a second volume of CPE Bach’s startlingly original and inventive keyboard sonatas. This release spans the composer’s career, taking the listener from the highly expressive manner of his early works to his mastery of the Classical style—in which he still retains the distinctive characteristics, the fantastical changes of mood and tempo which both astounded and perplexed his contemporaries.
Danny Driver proves a peerless guide to this fascinating music, performing with elegance and vigour.

C.P.E. Bach - Keyboard Sonatas [Danny Driver (piano)]  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at Dec. 5, 2012
C.P.E. Bach - Keyboard Sonatas [Danny Driver (piano)]

C.P.E. Bach - Keyboard Sonatas [Danny Driver (piano)]
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers + Booklet | 372 Mb
Label: Hyperion - Date: 2010

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788), second son of Johann Sebastian, was both revered and criticized by his contemporaries for his bold departures from conventional modes of musical expression. He perfected a highly original and intensely personal compositional style known as the empfindsamer Stil (literally, the ‘sensitive style’). As the works on this recording show, Bach’s approach to musical expressiveness found voice in frequent mood changes, abundant rests and ‘sighing’ motifs, the juxtaposition of contrasting rhythmic figures, deceptive cadences, and dramatic, rhetorical harmonic interjections. Bach became particularly renowned for his ability to improvise fantasias—seemingly free-form, stream-of-consciousness flights of fancy …….
Keith Jarrett & Michelle Makarski – Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano (2013) {2CD ECM New Series}

Keith Jarrett & Michelle Makarski – Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano (2013) {2CD ECM New Series}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 444 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 223 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 34 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2013 ECM Records | ECM New Series | ECM 2230/31
Classical / Baroque / Chamber Music

Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett has recorded Bach before, on both piano and harpsichord. His interpretations are not jazz versions of Bach but are played straight. In this case you might say relatively straight, for Bach's sonatas for violin and keyboard, BWV 1014-1019, were written for a harpsichord and are generally played that way; somehow the ear is jarred more by the piano here than in Bach's solo keyboard music (which Jarrett has also recorded). Jarrett fans will find the evidence of his characteristic style not in rhythmic inflections toward jazz but in his way of sustaining notes, which is never excessive.
Bezaly, Charlston, Medlam - Handel, Bach, Telemann: Sonatas For Flute (2008)

Bezaly, Charlston, Medlam - Handel, Bach, Telemann: Sonatas For Flute (2008)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 376 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1689

Sharon Bezaly has demonstrated her great gifts as a flutist on a number of recordings on BIS ranging from the concertos written for her by renowned contemporary composers, including Sofia Gubaidulina and Kalevi Aho, to the classic staples of the flute literature such as Mozart’s concertos and flute quartets. Along the way there has been a wealth of imaginatively programmed recital discs, focusing on the great flute sonatas as well as the French flute tradition.

Regina Chernychko - Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 67-74 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at July 16, 2017
Regina Chernychko - Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 67-74 (2017)

Regina Chernychko - Soler: Keyboard Sonatas Nos. 67-74 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:11 | 159 MB
Label: Naxos

Antonio Soler’s training as a chorister, organist and composer equipped the young Catalan for the prestigious position of maestro di capilla at the Escorial palace. Here he was strongly influenced by Domenico Scarlatti in his writing of keyboard sonatas for the young prince Don Gabriel, son of Carlos III. The inventive and ingenious works heard in this volume of the complete set of sonatas reveal his command of the medium, from the fugal brilliance of No. 67 in D major and the virtuoso elements of No. 69 in F major to the delightfully Spanish flavour encountered in No. 74 in D major.

Mladen Colic - Soler: Keyboard Sonatas, R. 57-62 (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at July 6, 2017
Mladen Colic - Soler: Keyboard Sonatas, R. 57-62 (2016)

Mladen Colic - Soler: Keyboard Sonatas, R. 57-62
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 53:46 min | 185 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2016

In 1757 the young Catalan composer Antonio Soler was appointed to a distinguished positin at the Escorial, the palace of the Spanish Court. The keyboard sonatas he wrote there, many specifically for the son of King Carlos III, Don Gabriel, constitute his best known achievement as a composer. The sonatas heard on this fifth volume once again reflect the influence of Domenico Scarlatti and the latest central European models but Sonata No. 57 also draws inspiration from Spanish folk music while Sonata No. 61 ends with use of the Scotch snap rhythm.
Goran Filipec - Scarlatti: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 19 (2017)

Goran Filipec - Scarlatti: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 19
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 65:58 min | 245 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 21 | Rls.date: 2017

Alessandro Scarlatti was largely responsible for developing early Neapolitan opera but his son Domenico journeyed to Lisbon and then to Madrid where he entered the service of the royal family. It was primarily for the Infanta Maria Barbara, who became Queen of Spain in 1746, that Domenico Scarlatti wrote his celebrated single-movement sonatas, some of the greatest pieces in eighteenth-century keyboard repertoire. This volume reveals Scarlattis evocations of Spanish dance rhythms, vivid exploration of colour, scintillating scales and arpeggios and striking echo effects.
Glenn Gould - Bach: Keyboard Concertos Vol. II (1969/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/44]

Glenn Gould - Bach: Keyboard Concertos Vol. II (1969/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 32:59 minutes | 332 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

(1969 Recording, Rechannelled for Stereo) - Gould Remastered
Gould’s last phonograph recording with orchestra. After the death of Vladimir Golschmann, on 1 March 1972, he declined to complete his Bach series by recording Concerto No. 6 (BWV 1057) and abandoned his plan to re-record the D-minor Concerto (BWV 1052) in stereo.
Glenn Gould - Bach: Keyboard Concertos Vol. I: Nos. 3, 5 & 7 (1967/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/44]

Glenn Gould - Bach: Keyboard Concertos Vol. I: Nos. 3, 5 & 7 (1967/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 40:23 minutes | 403 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Ten years after the release of the D-minor Concerto under Leonard Bernstein (see No. 3), Gould now issued Volume 1 of the Bach concertos under Vladimir Golschmann. “I want to tell you how much I enjoyed the recording. Please keep in mind always that if no other conductor will go into the studio with you, I will go!”