Brahms Piano Handel

Plowright - Brahms: Piano Sonata No 3, Variations And Fugue On A Theme By Handel (2013)

Plowright - Brahms: Piano Sonata No 3, Variations And Fugue On A Theme By Handel (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 190 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 174 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 2047

British pianist Jonathan Plowright makes his début recording on BIS. Hailed by Gramophone as ‘one of the finest living pianists’, Plowright is recognised worldwide as a truly exceptional artist. Brahms’s Piano Sonata No. 3 is heroic in scale, unconventional in layout and exudes high quality making it one of the most impressive sonatas since those of Beethoven and Schubert.
Sviatoslav Richter - Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2, Piano Sonata No.1 (2004)

Sviatoslav Richter - Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2, Piano Sonata No.1 (2004)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:18:39 | 331 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA | Catalog: 60860

Back in the '50s and '60s when RCA was one of the two dominant American classical record companies, the big debate was over which of their two recordings of Brahms Piano Concerto in B flat major was better: the Emil Gilels with Fritz Reiner from 1958 or the Sviatoslav Richter with Leinsdorf from 1960. Both are with the Chicago Symphony at the peak of its strength and sensitivity.

Nelson Freire, Riccardo Chailly - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2006)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Sept. 17, 2017
Nelson Freire, Riccardo Chailly - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2006)

Nelson Freire, Riccardo Chailly - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:35:28 | 422 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog: 000658802

When he announced in 2004 that he was stepping down as music director from the Royal Concertgebouw, easily one of the best orchestras in the world, it would have been easy for anyone to brand Riccardo Chailly as clinically insane. His announcement stunned the music world. The young, passionate Chailly had succeeded in bringing a new energy and vitality to the Concertgebouw during his impressive 16-year tenure.
Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 73:05 minutes | 1.14 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

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.
Leif Ove Andsnes, Artemis Quartet - Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintets (2007) [Re-Up]

Leif Ove Andsnes, Artemis Quartet - Schumann, Brahms: Piano Quintets (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 259 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 157 Mb | Scans ~ 64 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | # 00946 395143 2 8 | Time: 01:08:31

EMI Classics pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and Virgin Classics' string quartet, the Artemis, have joined their formidable musical forces to record two of the most beautiful piano quintets of the Romantic chamber music repertoire. Their collaboration makes for what will certainly be considered a landmark recording, bringing a new vigour to these well-known masterpieces. The programme couples 2 major piano quintets by Brahms and Schumann. Brahms' Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34 is the composer's only piano quintet and is considered one of his finest compositions. The work began life as a string quintet, later evolving into a sonata for two pianos, before taking its final form in 1866. Of Schumann's Piano Quintet in E Op 44, Clara Schumann, who premiered it said: "A glorious piece, extremely brilliant and effective. Schumann's sole composition for piano quintet was composed in 1842, a year practically devoted to the composition of chamber works for piano and strings.
Wilhelm Backhaus, Vienna Philharmonic, Karl Bohm - Johannes Brahms: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1989) 2CDs

Johannes Brahms: Klavierkonzerte 1 & 2 (1989) 2CDs
Wilhelm Backhaus (piano); Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by Karl Böhm

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 367 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 212 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 425 763-2 | Time: 01:31:50

As an eleven-year-old in 1895, Wilhelm Backhaus met and performed for D'Albert, Grieg, Nikisch and Brahms, among others. Here was a pianist who shunned hectoring gestures of the late Romantic era for economy and purposefulness. "His facial expression always remained steady, showing an unceasing concentration on the sounds his hands were coaxing from the instrument with such concentrated energy. Everything lay in the act of playing, just as the preoccupation of a great painter or sculptor would be not with technique as such, but with craftsmanship - that is, skill not as an end in itself, but as a vehicle for the idea - giving pleasure to those who were able to watch and hear how a true master would execute even difficult passages effortlessly," writes Walter Frei. This 2-CD set brings together Backhaus's recordings with Karl Bohm and the Vienna Philharmonic of the two Brahms Piano Concertos.
Norman Krieger - Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Piano Sonata No. 1 (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Norman Krieger - Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Piano Sonata No. 1 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 80:09 minutes | 676 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

"… he owns a world of technique … he always knows exactly where he is going and what he is doing. He never for an instant miscalculates. He communicates urgently but with strict control. He is alert to every manner of nuance and at every dynamic level his tone flatters the ear." - Los Angeles Times
John Lill, Halle Orchestra, James Loughran - Brahms: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (2006)

John Lill, Halle Orchestra, James Loughran - Brahms: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (2006)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:39:41 | 398 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Sanctuary Classics | Catalog: CD RSB 204

Despite a career spanning more than 50 years and a gold medal at the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition (among others), pianist John Lill may be an artist sadly missing from many CD collections. Heralded as an intellectual musician, his approach to the instrument is decidedly academic and straightforward. This is not to say that his music-making is not impassioned or thoughtful anymore than the same could be said of Starker or Gingold simply because they are master technicians at their instruments.
Netherlands PO, Marc Albrecht - Brahms: Piano Quartet Op.25; Schonberg (2015) PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Netherlands Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra , Marc Albrecht - Brahms: Piano Quartet Op.25; Schönberg (2015)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 50:33 minutes | Digital booklet | 2,76 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Digital booklet | 948 MB
Features Stereo and Multichannel surround sound | PentaTone # PTC 5186398
Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder & Sun-Wook Kim - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2017)

Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder & Sun-Wook Kim - Brahms: Piano Concertos
Classical, Orchestral | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 98:59 min | 227 MB
Label: Halle Concerts Society | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2017

Hallé and Sir Mark Elder are reunited with Sunwook Kim in long awaited studio recordings of repertoire with which he won the Leeds Piano Competition. London-based Sunwook Kim came to international recognition when he won the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006, aged just 18, becoming the competition's youngest winner for 40 years, as well as its first Asian winner. His performance of Brahms's Concerto No. 1 with Hallé and Sir Mark Elder in the competition's finals attracted unanimous praise from the press.