Andre Previn Rachmaninov Symphony No.2

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor op. 57 - Royal Philharmonic; Andre Previn

Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E minor op. 57 - Royal Philharmonic; Andre Previn
Classical | 1CD | EAC Rip FLAC | 240 Mb | LOG+M3U No cue | 4shared.com links
Publisher: Telarc

Andre Previn’s name has become synonymous with the work. In this, his latest version, the interpretation is more daringly expansive and slower to evolve than ever before - he takes nearly eight minutes longer than the more urgent Ashkenazy on Decca - but ultimately the conviction of the performance wins through. The playing is a delight -sample the clarinet solo in the long adagio, surely one of the loveliest tunes ever written, critics notwithstanding! With a generous ambience, natural balance, and 'bloom' so characteristic of Telarc productions, the recording perfectly complements the performance.
Peter Herring, Classical Music on Compact Disc
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2; Liadov: The Enchanted Lake - Pappano (2011)

Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2; Liadov: The Enchanted Lake - Pappano (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 265 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Emi Classics | Catalog Number: 49462

Conductor Antonio Pappano leads Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia on this recording of one of the 20th century’s most thrilling and emotive symphonies, Sergej Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. This is coupled with Anatoly Liadov’s beautiful tone poem The Enchanted Lake.
VA - Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2. Piano Concerto No.3. Symphonic Dances (2 CDs) (2009)

VA - Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2. Piano Concerto No.3. Symphonic Dances (2 CDs) (2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | 590MB | no scans
Classical | EMI | 02:32:42

EMI's two-disc set Rachmaninov: Orchestral Works offers listeners a solid foundation of the Russian composer's symphonic literature. As with many collections that call upon existing recordings to combine into one anthology, performance quality varies.
Rachmaninov · Symphony No.2 · The Rock · RNO · Mikhail Pletnev

Rachmaninov · Symphony No.2 · The Rock · RNO · Mikhail Pletnev
APE+CUE 264 MB | MP3 HQ (tracks) 113 MB | Booklet | EASY CD-DA 12 | No Log | 1994


Rachmaninov · Symphony No.2 · The Rock · RNO · Mikhail Pletnev
Rachmaninov · Symphony No. 2  · Orchestra De Paris · Bychkov

Rachmaninov · Symphony No. 2 · Orchestra De Paris · Bychkov
APE | CUE | Booklet | 243 MB

Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2; The Rock - Svetlanov  Music

Posted by s033135 at Nov. 17, 2006
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2; The Rock - Svetlanov

Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2; The Rock - USSR SO - Svetlanov
APE | Covers
Moscow Studio Archives MOS 20002 | Released: 2004 | Years of recording: 1968, 1973 | 69:12 | ~308 Mb

Adam Walker - Puts: Symphony No. 2 (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 8, 2017
Adam Walker - Puts: Symphony No. 2 (2016)

Adam Walker - Puts: Symphony No. 2
Classical | FLAC (tracks)+cue, booklet | 56:32 min | 253 MB
Label: Naxos American Classics | Tracks: 05 | Rls.date: 2016

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2012, Kevin Puts now stands in the forefront of contemporary American composers. His powerfully conceived Symphony No. 2 is a musical illustration of the events of 9/11 and traces a movement from unsuspecting bliss and rhapsody through violent upheaval to a reflective epilogue that contains both uncertainty and hope. Possibly inspired by thoughts of the Mississippi, River's Rush employs novel harmonies, while elegant transparency distinguishes the refined beauty of the Flute Concerto.
RCO & Mariss Jansons - Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2, Op. 27 (2016)

RCO & Mariss Jansons - Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2, Op. 27 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:55:48 | 128 MB
Label: RCO Live

The RCO's performance history of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Second Symphony is strangely uneven. Already three years after its completion the symphony was performed by Willem Mengelberg in a programme that also boasted the composer as soloist in his own Piano Concerto No. 3. After that the symphony was performed again in 1921 and then there's a gap of 59 years. From 1980 on no less than conductors (including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Kirill Kondrashin and Kurt Sanderling) put it on the RCO's music stands. Its latest RCO incarnation proved to be an ideal performance. ith Mariss Jansons at the helm, heart and mind of this piece were totally balanced and the opulence of the RCO's sound at the Concertgebouw was perfectly suited to Rachmaninoff's most beloved symphony.
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No.2 (2006) [Official Digital Download 24bit/192kHz]

Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No.2 (2006)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Digital Booklet | 2.56GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Channel Classics

This is Ivan Fischer’s second Mahler symphony for Channel Classics with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, his first being the Sixth recorded in February 2005. His opening to this Resurrection symphony, its hero’s Funeral Rites, is disciplined with touches of brusqueness in the brass. But as this is supposed to ask ‘Why did you live?’ I’m very aware of Fischer’s empathy for the visionary aspects of the movement, as if to answer ‘To experience all that’s lovely’.
John Storgårds, Juha Kangas - Peteris Vasks: Symphony No. 2, Violin Concerto 'Distant Light' (2003)

John Storgårds, Juha Kangas - Peteris Vasks: Symphony No. 2, Violin Concerto 'Distant Light' (2003)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) - 344 MB | MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) - 176 MB | Covers Included | 73:23
Genre: Classical, Contemporary | Label: Ondine | Catalog: ODE10052

This is the world premiere recording of Vasks' second symphony. It is a 40-minute, one-movement work which opens with a glorious bang, with the orchestra at its most powerful and busy. A few minutes in, Vasks offers us repose which is almost religious, there is a buildup and then more reflection, and a long crescendo to great might again. The work ends on a beautifully introspective, soft, haunting refrain. Vasks is primarily a Romantic, so the work is tonal; there are touches of Kancheli (but not as much breast-beating), Shostakovich (again, not as pessimistic).