Brahms Abbado

Brahms, Johannes: "Haydn" variations; Nänie; Symphony No. 4;  - Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado

Johannes Brahms: Variation on a Theme by Joseph Haydn op. 56a; Nänie op. 82; Symphony No. 4 in E minor op. 98 -
Rundfunkchor Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 374 MB | FLAC+LOG+M3U+Cue | Complete scans | FP & RS links
Publisher: Deutsche Grammophon | Recorded: 1989 | Published: 1998

This last installment in Claudio Abbado's fine Brahms cycle has the same virtues as the previous recordings: excellent playing, fine recording, and an intensely lyrical response to the music that never precludes a healthy dose of energy where required. The high point of the cycle is the Third Symphony, followed by the Second. If you have those and wish to collect the others, they are not far behind in quality and you can buy this disc (and the one with the First Symphony) with complete confidence. The couplings are also very well done. –David Hurwitz
Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 3; "Haydn" variations - Staatskapelle Dresden; Claudio Abbado

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, op. 90; Variation on a Theme by Joseph Haydn op. 56a –
Staatskapelle Dresden; Claudio Abbado

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 250 MB (3% recovery) | FLAC+LOG+M3U+Cue | Complete scans | FP & RS links
Publisher: Deutsche Grammophon | Recorded: 1973-74 | Published: not indicated
Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 1; Gesang der Parzen - Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op. 68; Sonsg of the Fates, op. 89 –
Rundfunkchor Berlin; Berliner Philharmoniker; Claudio Abbado

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 270 MB (3% recovery) | FLAC+LOG+M3U+Cue | Complete scans | FP & RS links
Publisher: Deutsche Grammophon | Recorded: 1990 | Published: 1991
Gil Shaham, Jian Wang, Claudio Abbado - Brahms: Violin Concerto, Double Concerto (2002)

Gil Shaham, Jian Wang, Claudio Abbado - Brahms: Violin Concerto, Double Concerto (2002)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 71:19 | 325 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 469 529-2

This generous coupling of Brahms’s two concertos for stringed instruments has become relatively common in the age of CD thanks to compilations like the Philips disc of Szeryng and Starker‚ analogue recordings dating from the early 1970s. Modern digital recordings expressly designed for issue in coupling are much rarer‚ the Teldec issue of Kremer and Clemens Hagen being the most notable one.

Lewis Furey - Haunted by Brahms (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Feb. 21, 2018
Lewis Furey - Haunted by Brahms (2017)

Lewis Furey - Haunted by Brahms (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 137 MB
Label: ATMA Classique – ACD2 2765 | Tracks: 17 | Time: 42:46 min
Classical, Vocal

"Originally these lieder were not intended to be sung in concert halls, but in private salons. People bought the sheet music and sang it at home. The songs were therefore interpreted by ordinary singers. When I understood this, I really began to love them." Lewis Furey
Brahms - Complete Symphonies and Concertos (2010) {Arrau, Szeryng, Starker, RCO, Haitink} (7CD Decca 478 2365 rec 1969-1980)

Brahms - Complete Symphonies and Concertos (2010) {Arrau, Szeryng, Starker, RCO, Haitink} (7CD Decca 478 2365 rec 1969-1980)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 2.31 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.12 Gb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 135 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1969-80, 2010 Decca Music / Universal | 478 2365
Classical / Romantic / Orchestral / Concerto / Symphony

Bernard Haitink conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Brahms’s great orchestral works, including the complete symphonies. The concertos feature three great soloists: pianist Claudio Arrau, violinist Henryk Szeryng, and cellist Janos Starker. "No one, I trust, will deny that Arrau has lived with, wrestled with, and in a truly terribly way ’known’ the D minor Concerto for more years than most of us can consciously recall. Where contemporary pianists have often tended to refine or domesticate the concerto, withdrawing it from the world of heroic endeavour, Arrau has always done the reverse. No pianist, apart possibly from Serkin in his several recordings, has communicated so formidably the work’s scope: its seriousness and its anxious, tragic mood. Often Arrau makes free with the text. But the vision is huge, the technique astonishing. Haitink is a worthy accompanist."
Maria Joao Pires, Orchestra Mozart; Claudio Abbado - W.A. Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 27 (2012) [Repost]

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 27 (2012)
Maria João Pires, piano; Orchestra Mozart; Claudio Abbado, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 252 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 174 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 479 0075 GH | Time: 01:00:14

It's a recording that just a few years ago would have been mainstream: a "name" pianist (albeit one much less well known in the U.S. than elsehwere), who has been playing Mozart's piano concertos since childhood, joins forces with a name conductor with whom she has frequently collaborated, leading a modern-instrument orchestra of some 70 players, with the results released on a major international-conglomerate label. Now it's distinctly unusual. But lo, there's value in the old ways. Portuguese-Brazilian pianist Maria-João Pires is a lifelong Mozart specialist, but she still has new things to say in two of Mozart's most popular piano concertos. You can chalk it up to her Buddhist outlook if you like: her readings of the Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, K. 595, and Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466, might be described as detached without being lifeless. Her approach is most startling in the Piano Concerto No. 20, where her no-drama shaping of the material runs sharply counter to type. Sample the piano's entrance in the first movement, where it offers a twisting, tense elaboration of the main theme that is far removed from its source material. Generally pianists use this to raise the tension level, but Pires lets the unusually shaped, chromatic line speak for itself with fine effect.

Claudio Abbado - The Opera Edition (2017) [60CD Box Set]  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 30, 2017
Claudio Abbado - The Opera Edition (2017) [60CD Box Set]

Claudio Abbado - The Opera Edition (2017) [60CD Box Set]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 15.2 GB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon – 00289 479 8008 | Tracks: 931 | Time: 64:59:35
Classical, Opera

Claudio Abbado’s career with Deutsche Grammophon stretches back over more than four decades. In that time, he made innumerable recordings which remain unsurpassed on record – classics right from the start. Abbado inspired levels of commitment and communication from his musicians that resulted in performances and recordings that stand the test of time.

Julius Katchen - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano (1997) (6CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Dec. 9, 2017
Julius Katchen - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano (1997) (6CD Box Set)

Julius Katchen - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano (1997) (6CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork, d.booklet | 1.56 Gb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 887 mb
Classical, Romantic | Label: London Classics / 455 247-2 / CD

Julius Katchen performs the composer's work whom he most favored; again, highly-esteemed recordings among classical cognoscenti.

Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 8, 2017
Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)

Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 211 MB
Label: Decca – 4832154 | Tracks: 17 | Time: 73:05 min
Classical, Piano, Romantic Era

Nelson Freire made his recording debut with the Brahms F minor sonata in 1967. Now, half a century later, he returns to this monumental work.