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 …….
Marion Verbruggen, Mitzi Meyerson - Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonatas (1994)

Marion Verbruggen, Mitzi Meyerson - Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonatas (1994)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 329 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 145 Mb | Scans ~ 135 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | # HMU 907119 | Time: 01:02:59

This is a delightful, inventive, witty, charming, enchanting, inspiring disc. In the Verbruggen disc, only four of the six sonatas appear together, plus one other trio sonata (BWV 1031). Perhaps Ms. Verbruggen thought that BWV 526 and 528 did not translate well to the recorder. In any event, the recorder and the harpsichord are outstanding here, as is the recording quality. Highest recommendation.
Fabrizio Chiovetta - Bach: Keyboard Suites (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Fabrizio Chiovetta - Bach: Keyboard Suites (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 70:25 minutes | 877 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This programme, carefully chosen from amongst the hundreds of works by the composer, starts first with the French Overture in B minor: a monumental, complex work, rarely performed in concert. It was during a recital by Grigory Sokolov that Chiovetta fell in love with this pièce. He next chose one of the fundamental pieces that marks the culmination of the suite genre: the sublime Partita No.1 in B flat major. He concludes with the English Suite No.4, with the wish of restoring some of the honour it deserves.
Hille Perl, Christine Schornsheim, Lee Santana- J.S. Bach - Trio Sonatas Nos. 1-6 (2009)

Hille Perl, Christine Schornsheim, Lee Santana- J.S. Bach - Trio Sonatas Nos. 1-6 (2009)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 74:24 | 531 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: 88697526972 2

Hille Perl is widely regarded as one of the leading viola da gambists in the world. Because of the prominence of her instrument in the Baroque era, her repertory is rich in works from that period, with the names, J.S. Bach, Telemann, Marin Marais, Sainte-Colombe, and other 17th and 18th century composers headlining her concert programs and recordings. Perl also plays the treble viol, the seven-string bass viol, Baroque guitar, Lirone, and Xarana.

Christian Tetzlaff - Bach: Violin Sonatas & Partitas (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 8, 2017
Christian Tetzlaff - Bach: Violin Sonatas & Partitas (2017)

Christian Tetzlaff - Bach: Violin Sonatas & Partitas
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 130:38 min | 623 MB
Label: Ondine | Tracks: 32 | Rls.date: 2017

Award-winning violinist Christian Tetzlaff continues his highly successful series of chamber music recordings on Ondine with a new recording of Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (BWV1001–1006) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750).
Nosrati Schaghajegh & Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin - Bach: Keyboard Concertos Nos. 1, 2 & 3 (2017)

Nosrati Schaghajegh & Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin - Bach: Keyboard Concertos Nos. 1, 2 & 3
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 59:31 min | 240 MB
Label: Genuin | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017

Once again, Schaghajegh Nosrati captivates us from the very beginning in her second GENUIN CD: Here too she plays Bach, and, following her recording of the "The Art of Fugue," she has now put three of Bach's piano concertos on the program. Her piano sound speaks to us and Nosrati relays stories with her performance, of which great colleagues like András Schiff mention with respect. Nosrati's partner in these narrations is the flexible and elastic Deutsche Kammerorchester Berlin, which richly supports the velvety piano sound. Youthfulness and maturity: an ideal combination for Bach!
Katia Braunschweiler - Ten Hundred Devils: Keyboard Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti (2017)

Katia Braunschweiler - Ten Hundred Devils: Keyboard Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:01:37 | 143 MB
Label: Genuin

One of the greatest keyboard legacies of all was left by Domenico Scarlatti who, like Bach and Handel, was born in 1685 – the fact that it is one of the most important, an oeuvre whose influence extended all the way to composers of the 20th century, can’t be repeated often enough. But the music itself is more eloquent than any words, particularly in a performance as masterful as the one offered by Swiss pianist Katia Braunschweiler in her GENUIN debut release. She serves up these miniature gems with great care, tonal beauty, and loving attention to detail – an ideal ambassador for the virtuoso and strikingly modern sonatas that tell of Scarlatti’s Italian homeland and his love for his adopted home of Spain.
Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr, Jaap ter Linden - J.S.Bach: Violin Sonatas (2000) (Repost)

Andrew Manze, Richard Egarr, Jaap ter Linden - J.S.Bach: Violin Sonatas (2000)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:35:36 | 918 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: HMU 907250.51

Andrew Manze has been called "the Grappelli of the Baroque violin" because of the improvisatory liveliness of his approach; however, he can just as easily change personalities. Sometimes he pads along with sinewy grace like a panther ready to spring (the Preludio to BWV 1023, for example), sometimes he goes for a much more relaxed cantabile line, and sometimes he plays with a sparkling and infectious sense of fun (Presto, BWV 1021).