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Frank Zappa - Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984) {Zappa Records UE Edition 0238692 rel 2012}

Frank Zappa - Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984) {Zappa Records UE Edition 0238692 rel 2012}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 175 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 88 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 128 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1984, 2012 Zappa Records / Universal Music / ZFT | 0238692 / ZR 3869
Classical / Avant-Garde / Modern Composition / Orchestral / Synclavier

Official Release #39. Having recorded some works with a large orchestra in January 1983, in January 1984, Frank Zappa arranged for some of his chamber works to be performed by Pierre Boulez's Ensemble InterContemporain, a 16-piece group. "The Perfect Stranger," "Naval Aviation In Art?," and "Dupree's Paradise" were given this treatment, and the four remaining tracks are the product of Zappa's music synthesizer, the Synclavier. As usual, Zappa's "serious" works are rhythmically interesting and make for challenging listening.
Paula Robison, Paavali Jumppanen - Caprice: Debussy, Boulez, Lancino, Messiaen (2016)

Paula Robison, Paavali Jumppanen - Caprice: Debussy, Boulez, Lancino, Messiaen (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 56:13 | 211 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Pergola Recordings | Catalog: 888295451017

Our collection is called “Caprice” in honor of Thierry Lancino’s Cinq Caprices, adapted for flute and piano especially for this recording. The collection is an homage to Pierre Boulez and his life-changing, challenging, ironic, and capricious "Sonatine pour flute et piano", written in 1946. Both Paavali Jumppanen and I had the great good luck to work with Pierre Boulez in our formative years, so when we started to perform together it was obvious that the Sonatine would be a central part of our repertoire and that a recording would follow.
Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Hommage a Boulez (2017)

Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Hommage a Boulez
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 142:08 min | 326 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 37 | Rls.date: 2017

Hommage à Boulez celebrates Daniel Barenboim’s and Pierre Boulez’ association, starting in June 1964, that for length and multifariousness, has few parallels in the history of music. Boulez became the first musician that Barenboim invited to share in conducting the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (in 2007, at the Salzburg Festival). Features a selection of Boulez’ most iconic works out of live recordings from the BBC Proms Beethoven-Boulez cycle of concerts (London, Royal Albert Hall, July 2012), and Boulez’s 85th birthday concert (Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, 4 April 2010), all performed by members of the West Eastern Divan orchestra. Boulez conducts members of the WEDO and Hilary Summers in his own work Le Marteau sans maître.
Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Gotterdammerung (2005/1980)

Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Götterdämmerung (2005/1980)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.42 Gb+7.86 Gb (2xDVD9) | 248 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

In 1976 French director Patrice Chéreau's cenentenary staging of Wagner's "Ring"-Cycle unleashed the greatest scandal in Bayreuth Festival history but, by the end of its last performance in 1980, this epoch-making production was acclaimed with an hour and a half of thunderous applause. "Götterdämmerung presents a world in which no values exist any more. The only refuge is in the past" (Chateau). "The videotaped Bayreuth Ring succeed triumphantly."
Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Siegfried (2005/1980)

Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Siegfried (2005/1980)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.78 Gb+6.36 Gb (2xDVD9) | 228 min
Classical |Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

"The central part of the "Ring" tetralogy is precisely this: a hero has been created who would actually have had all the attributes of freedom, but nobody remembered to tell him…" (Patrice Chéreau). "One can only marvel at how enthrallingly Chéreau has made visible every ramification of this malignant idyll and bitter comedy. In its faithful service to this fabulously polished staging Brian Large's video direction is a model" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung).
Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Die Walkure (2005/1980)

Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Die Walküre (2005/1980)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.05 Gb+6.04 Gb (2xDVD9) | 215 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

The second part of Patrice Chéreau's epoch-making Bayreuth "Ring" is a radical re-imaging of "Die Walküre", unprecedented in its psychological penetration. "This Wagnerian drama", says Chéreau, "which is at once classical theatre and domestic comedy, enables us to interpret the myths in terms that are both anecdotical and sublime … With Wagner one is dealing with a drama tuned virtually white-hot by the music." "Nothing ever seen before on television has given a better insight into Wagner's genius." (The New York Times)
Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Das Rheingold (2005/1980)

Pierre Boulez, Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele - Wagner: Das Rheingold (2005/1980)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.58 Gb (DVD9) | 143 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

In Patrice Chéreau's illuminating, violent Bayreuth production of Das Rheingold, Wotan wears the brocade coat of feudal times while the Rhine seems to be a reservoir with a modern power station - but, as Chéreau states, it "could also be many other things… a menacing construction, a theatrical machine to produce a river, an allegorical shape that today generates energy: perhaps a mythological presence, the mythology of our time… The gods' ascent to Valhalla (is) a defiant flight into the future."

Pierre Boulez - 20th Century: Box Set 44CDs (2015)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Jan. 14, 2016
Pierre Boulez - 20th Century: Box Set 44CDs (2015)

Pierre Boulez - 20th Century: Box Set 44CDs (2015)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 6,31 Gb
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Release Year: 2015

Pierre Boulez has been an exclusive artist with Deutsche Grammophon for over 20 years; his recording legacy with the label is immense. DG celebrate his 90th birthday with a 44-CD box set of his complete DG 20th century music recordings – an aspect of his work that lies at the heart of his achievement. ”The aim of music is not to express feelings but to express music. It is not a vessel into which the composer distills his soul drop by drop, but a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal.” – Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez - Complete Columbia Album Collection (2014)  Music

Posted by newskl at Oct. 26, 2015
Pierre Boulez - Complete Columbia Album Collection (2014)

Pierre Boulez - Complete Columbia Album Collection (2014)
Classical | MP3 320kbps CBR | 67 CDs | 7.82 GB
Label: Sony | Catalog Number: 301333 | Rls.date: 13th Oct 2014

Sony Classical is delighted to announce an unprecedented reissue of the recordings made by Pierre Boulez for CBS/American Columbia. Covering a career spanning over 55 years, these albums are all being issued together for the first time in a single Sony Classical box set of x67 CDs. Every recording comes from the best source; several have been newly re-mastered from the original analogue tapes, such as Bergs Altenberg Lieder, Op. 4 (1967), Seven Early Songs (1972) and Carter's A Mirror On Which To Dwell. Each disc comes in a card slip case, with original artwork, all collected together in a heavy duty card box. Superb value budget priced release.

Pierre Boulez - Le Domaine Musical (1956...1967) (2015)  Music

Posted by tomashass at April 5, 2015
Pierre Boulez - Le Domaine Musical (1956...1967) (2015)

Pierre Boulez - Le Domaine Musical (1956…1967) (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 10:45:42 | 1.44 GB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon / Universal

With the passing of time, one can consider the adventure of the Domaine musical a necessity. Even then, there had to be someone to take charge of it and, beyond the awareness of this necessity, outline the new action and devote as much energy as conviction in order for the ideas to be embodied in clearly identifiable realisations. Pierre Boulez was designated, or self-designated, for this mission. Even though activity continued after his departure, it is obvious that the choices and standards of the Domaine musical corresponded quite precisely to the choices and standards of ist founder, with a remarkable constancy for a dozen years of unshakeable militancy.