Brahms Kissin

Evgeny Kissin - The Early Recordings (2007) 5 CD Box Set [Historic Russian Archives] Re-Up

Evgeny Kissin - The Early Recordings (2007) 5 CD Box Set [Historic Russian Archives]
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Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 8528 | Time: 04:47:31

This is the second of Brilliant's box sets devoted to Russian recordings from Evgeny Kissin. Labeled as early, these live concert performances from 1984 to 1990 carry us from the day after Kissin turned 13 (Mozart Cto. #12 K. 414) to age 18 (Mozart Cto. #20, K. 466), with most readings clustering in the range of 1985-89. Russians were well aware of the marvel in their midst; the pianist's American breakthrough occurred in 1990 when he debuted at Carnegie Hall's centennial season.
Ronald Fuchs, Chanda VanderHart - Johannes Brahms: Sonatas for cello and piano, Six lieder transcriptions (2008)

Ronald Fuchs, Chanda VanderHart - Johannes Brahms: Sonatas for cello and piano, Six lieder transcriptions (2008)
XLD | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:56 | 293 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Brahms Museum | Catalog: 9007970003148

As well as Brahms’ 175th birth­day in 2008 inspired these record­ings in the “Kun­sthaus” in Mürz­zuschlag. Ronald Fuchs and Chanda Van­der­Hart play, in addi­tion to the two cello sonatas, six Brahms lieder tran­scrip­tions in their orig­i­nal keys. The lieder selected have a spe­cial con­nec­tion to both the Stre­icher piano and with Mürz­zuschlag itself. Brahms played severel of them, includ­ing “Wie Melo­dien zieht es mir” with Her­mine Spies, and com­posed both “Sap­phis­che Ode” and “Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht” dur­ing his time in Mürzzuschlag.
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96] RE

Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 102:06 minutes | 1,72 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This alliance of marquee names proves to be a resounding success, thanks partly to the robust personalities of Barenboim and Dudamel, and partly to the choice of material, showcasing the early and late Brahms.
Evgeny Kissin, Vladimir Ashkenazy - Prokofiev: Piano Concertos 2 & 3 (2009) (Repost)

Evgeny Kissin, Vladimir Ashkenazy - Prokofiev: Piano Concertos 2 & 3 (2009)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:01:00 | 238 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics | Catalog: 5099926453

For Evgeny Kissin, recording Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto must be déjà vu all over again, to quote noted American philosopher Yogi Berra, because every time the Russian pianist switches labels, he records the piece again. In 1985, he recorded it for RCA with Andrei Chistyakov and the Moscow Philharmonic, and in 1994, he recorded it for Deutsche Grammophon with Claudio Abbado and the Berliner Philharmoniker. In 2008 he recorded it for EMI with Vladimir Ashkenazy leading the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Evgeny Kissin - The Legendary 1984 Moscow Concert - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1995)

Evgeny Kissin - The Legendary 1984 Moscow Concert - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1995)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 71:10 | 337 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA | Catalog: 68378

Recorded live at the Moscow Conservatory, this is a truly legendary performance. Any experienced veteran could be proud of it; that a boy of 12 should possess the necessary technique, the musical understanding and maturity, and the sustained concentration, is almost beyond belief. Reveling in his own limitless virtuosity, Kissin seems to be playing with as well as on the piano with elfin grace and delicacy; yet his command of the keyboard his warm, singing, powerful, varied tone are only tools for expressing his spontaneous response to the music.
Renaud Capuçon, Nicholas Angelich - Brahms: Violin Sonatas 1-3 (2005)

Renaud Capuçon, Nicholas Angelich - Brahms: Violin Sonatas 1-3 (2005)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 79:06 | 286 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | Catalog: 7243545731

Is this what Gallic Brahms sounds like? Well, violinist Renaud Capuçon is French-born and French-trained, and pianist Nicholas Angelich, while America-born, is French-trained, but does this make them French musicians rather than musicians who are French? Possibly: Capuçon has the lean, lyrical tone that has been the specialty of French violinists since Louis Capet and Angelich has the lush, lucid tone that has been the specialty of French pianists since Walter Gieseking.
Vadim Repin, Maxim Vengerov, Yevgeny Kissin, Vladimir Fedoseyev, TSO - Tikhon Khrennikov: Violin & Piano Concertos (2013)

Tikhon Khrennikov: Violin & Piano Concertos (2013)
Vadim Repin, violin; Maxim Vengerov, violin; Yevgeny Kissin, piano; Tikhon Khrennikov, piano
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio; Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor

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Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 9448 | Time: 01:10:59

Tikhon Khrennikov was certainly an equivocal figure in the history of 20th-century Russian music. A composer with a tendency towards popular theatrical genres and lyricism, the naively optimistic nature of his music was soon noticed by the Soviet government, which took Khrennikov under its wing and appointed him Secretary of the reorganised Union of Composers in 1948 – a post he held for no less than 43 years. During his tenure in the role, Khrennikov witnessed the persecution of numerous artists who refused to comply with the USSR's dictated enthusiasm for all things socialist in musical culture. Such behaviour surely confirms his political stance, and yet it is known that Khrennikov on more than one occasion came to the aid of several musicians, protecting them from arrest and helping to forge the careers of many young and talented artists. This recording is historic in the sense that it features 3 Soviet child prodigies: Yevgeny Kissin, Maxim Vengerov and Vadim Repin, now household names in western musical life, then the perfect examples of successful Soviet education and training. Khrennikov himself is the soloist in his 3rd piano concerto.
Thea King, Clifford Benson - Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas (1986) Reissue 2004

Thea King, Clifford Benson - Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas (1986) Reissue 2004
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Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion/Helios | # CDH55158 | Time: 00:43:30

Brahms’s two sonatas for clarinet and piano, Op 120, composed in 1894, were followed only by the four Serious Songs and a set of organ chorale preludes (some of which may have been written at earlier times). His farewell to chamber music was also his farewell gift to the clarinet. The two works recorded here were preceded by the Clarinet Trio in A minor (Op 114) and the great Clarinet Quintet in B minor (Op 115), and all four masterpieces were inspired by the playing of Richard Mühlfeld, principal clarinettist of the Meiningen Orchestra.
Barry Douglas - Johannes Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Volume 4 (2015)

Barry Douglas - Johannes Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Volume 4 (2015)
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Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | # CHAN 10857 | Time: 01:22:58

This is Volume 4 in Barry Douglas’s monumental project to record the complete works for solo piano by Johannes Brahms. Each volume has been released to critical acclaim, the first one, in 2012, being seen by BBC Music as ‘a triumph of Brahmsian thought, with playing that gets right to the heart of the composer’.

Dances and Dreams (Simon Rattle, Evgeny Kissin) (2012)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Dec. 30, 2015
Dances and Dreams (Simon Rattle, Evgeny Kissin) (2012)

Dances and Dreams (Simon Rattle, Evgeny Kissin) (2012)
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 20954 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 88 min | 20,2GB
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 16-bit / 1536 kbps | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 24-bit / 3658 kbps

BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 (16:9) / 9322 kbps / 29,97 fps | 88 min | 6,67GB
Audio: PCM / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | EuroArts | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

In 2011 the Berliner Philharmoniker and their musical director Sir Simon Rattle welcomed in the New Year with a gala concert programmed with ‘Dances & Dreams’. Spinetingling and inspiring performances of music by Dvořák, Ravel, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky and Brahms are complemented by the extraordinary talent of the multi-awarded Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin. Kissin’s musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations, and his extraordinary virtuosity have placed him at the forefront of today’s pianists, and his passionate performance of the renowned Piano Concerto in A minor by Edvard Grieg is mesmerizing.