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Billboard - April 1, 2017  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at March 24, 2017
Billboard - April 1, 2017

Billboard - April 1, 2017
English | 76 pages | True PDF | 17 MB
Budapest Festival Orch, Ivan Fischer - Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (2009) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Budapest Festival Orch, Ivan Fischer - Brahms: Symphony No. 1 (2009)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 67:20 minutes | 2.75 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Brahms never made a secret of the inspiration he drew from the Beethoven symphonies, but before he published his first symphony - inspired by Beethoven's fifth and ninth - he had struggled for no less than fourteen years with it. In the meantime he wrote many more pieces and his Variations on a theme by Haydn are considered to be a preliminary exercise before venturing on to the first symphony. The opening piece of this recording, the Hungarian Dance No. 14, goes back to Brahms as a young cafe pianist, when he and his father earned a bit on the side in bars in the red-light district of Hamburg and where he first heard Hungarian gipsy music. It was this experience that gave birth to Brahms' lifelong attachment to and admiration for this rich folk music style.
London Philharmonic Orchestra & Peter Boyer - Boyer: Symphony No. 1 (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

London Philharmonic Orchestra & Peter Boyer - Boyer: Symphony No. 1 (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 54:25 minutes | 1.03 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Peter Boyer is one of the most frequently performed American orchestral composers of his generation, widely admired not least for his GRAMMY®-nominated 'Ellis Island: The Dream of America' (Naxos 8.559246). The composer writes, "The five works included on this recording represent a cross-section of my orchestral music. 'Three Olympians' reflects my interest in mythology and history. Often I have received invitations to compose music for celebratory concerts, and three of the works included here – 'Silver Fanfare,' 'Festivities' and 'Celebration Overture' – were created for such occasions."

Hitotsu Yane no Shita no 1-3  Comics

Posted by Lebedev30 at March 18, 2017
Hitotsu Yane no Shita no 1-3

Hitotsu Yane no Shita no 1-3
Japanese | FUJI Koyomi | CBR | 3 Volumes | 155.1 Mb
Genre: Comedy Drama Ecchi Romance School Life
Frank Peter Zimmermann - Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 & Violin Concerto; Schumann: Piano Quartet (2017)

Frank Peter Zimmermann - Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 & Violin Concerto; Schumann: Piano Quartet
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 116:01 min | 429 MB
Label: RCO Live | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

Bernard Haitnk was the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's chief conductor from 1961-88, and was named honorary conductor in 1999. This album features his 2010 live Johannes Brahms recordings with Emanuel Ax (Piano Concerto No. 1) and Frank Peter Zimmermann (Violin Concerto). A brand new studio recording of Robert Schumann's Piano Quartet with Emanuel Ax and RCO principals Vesko Eschkenazy, Henk Rubingh and Gregor Horsch is offered as a makeweight. "…Ax's breathtaking interpretation of the Piano Concerto's Adagio…" (Peter van der Lint, Trouw). "…enchanting moments of peacefulness in the Piano Concerto." (Frederike Berntsen, Telegraaf).

Home Design - Volume 20 No. 1 2017  Magazines

Posted by nextek at March 15, 2017
Home Design - Volume 20 No. 1 2017

Home Design - Volume 20 No. 1 2017
English | 236 pages | True PDF | 71 MB
Krzysztof Penderecki - Clarinet Concerto; Flute Concerto; Concerto Grosso No.1 (2014)

Krzysztof Penderecki - Clarinet Concerto; Flute Concerto; Concerto Grosso No.1 (2014)
The Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki
Michel Lethiec, clarinet; Łukasz Długosz, flute; Arto Noras, cello;
Bartosz Koziak, cello; Rafał Kwiatkowski, cello

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 330 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: DUX | # DUX 1186 | Time: 01:17:05

The instrumental concerto occupies a very prominent place in the music of Krzysztof Penderecki. This fact is related to the great life force exhibited by this genre in twentieth century and in contemporary music. It is stimulated by commissions from virtuosos and by audience expectations; also favourable is the composers’ flexibility in approaching the form, whose chief idea continues to be the juxtaposition of the solo instrument and the orchestra. The violin and viola works presented on this CD are not only interesting, concrete realizations of the concertare idea in Penderecki’s music, but also examples of this composer’s sonic language and style in the period of his creativity which Mieczyslaw Tomaszewski called a "time of dialogue with the regained past".
Xavier Phillips, Les Dissonances & David Grimal - Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 & Symphony No. 5 (2016)

Xavier Phillips, Les Dissonances & David Grimal - Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 & Symphony No. 5 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 347 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 189 Mb (5% Rec.) | Covers + digital booklet included
Classical | Label: Les Dissonances / Dissonances Records, LD 009 | 2016 | 01:16:23

Les Dissonances made its first recordings for Ambroise-Naïve, the critical success of which led to the birth of its own label in March 2014. To celebrate its 10 anniversary, the orchestra s new Shostakovich album, recorded live at the Opéra de Dijon, is presented complete with an extended tribute piece by Xavier Phillips in memory of his mentor, Mstislav Rostropovich, dedicatee of Shostakovich s two cello concertos.

Insomnia - No.1 2015  Magazines

Posted by Karabas91 at March 12, 2017
Insomnia - No.1 2015

Insomnia - No.1 2015
Portuguese | True PDF | 146 pages | 88 MB
Pacifica Quartet & Menahem Pressler - Brahms: Piano Quintet, Op. 34 - Schumann: String Quartet, Op. 41 No. 1 (2017)

Pacifica Quartet & Menahem Pressler - Brahms: Piano Quintet, Op. 34 - Schumann: String Quartet, Op. 41 No. 1 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:11:33 | 164 MB
Label: Cedille | Release Year: 2017

The internationally celebrated, Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet joins forces with legendary pianist Menahem Pressler of the Beaux Arts Trio for Johannes Brahms’s Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34, a pillar of German Romanticism that opens with one of the most recognizable melodies in classical music. Pressler, a consummate chamber artist, performs the virtuosic piano part with a clarity and transparency that makes the piano seem like a fellow member of the string ensemble.