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András Schiff - Schumann: Geistervariationen (2011) 2CD

András Schiff - Schumann: Geistervariationen (2011) 2CD
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 394 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans + Booklet included
Classical, Piano | Label: ECM New Series, ECM 2122/23 | 2011 | 02:18:36

A decade after his highly acclaimed In Concert album, master pianist András Schiff continues his documentation of Robert Schumann's music in a program which includes: Papillons op. 2, Klaviersonate fis-moll op. 11, Kinderszenen op. 15, Fantasie C-Dur op. 17, Waldszenen op. 82, Thema mit Variationen (Geistervariationen). This is sure to be viewed as a revelatory re-investigation of this enormously influential Romantic music.
Bach - French Suites Nos.1-6 - András Schiff (dvd) 2011

Bach - French Suites Nos.1-6 - András Schiff (dvd) 2011
Classical | DVD | NTSC 16:9 | covers | DVD1(7.80 Gb) + Bonus DVD(2.22Gb)
Audio: PCM Stereo | 134m(Performance) + 34m(Bonus) | Record: 2010, Relesase: 2011 | Label: EuroArts

Schiff’s performances are, as expected, profound, masterful, and not flashy at all. While he ornaments the works creatively, he doesn’t exaggerate. He is sometimes serious, sometimes playful, yet it’s clear just how much he understands and appreciates this music…
Mendelssohn - Piano Concertos 1 & 2 ~ Songs without words - András Schiff, Charles Dutoit (1983)

Mendelssohn - Piano Concertos 1 & 2 ~ Songs without words - András Schiff, Charles Dutoit (1983)
EAC+LOG+CUE | Flac (single file) | 1 CD | 387 MB | scans @ 600dpi | Time: 1:15:46 | RS, FSo, HF
Genre: Classical | Decca/ Ovation | Release Date: Sep 01, 1999 | Catalog number: 466425

This recording is wonderful! Schiff in particular is clearly inspired, amused and transformed by the astounding young Mr. Mendelssohn. Try them yourself. If you don't smile and your pulse doesn't race a bit, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible.
Ludwig van Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas Vol. VIII (András Schiff)

Ludwig van Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas Vol. VIII (András Schiff)
Genre: Classical Piano Sonatas | 1CD | FLAC (CUE+LOG) | Covers & Booklet (pdf) | 203 MB
2007 recording, 2008 release | Publisher: ECM New Series 1949
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Ludwig van Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas, Vol. VII (András Schiff)

Ludwig van Beethoven - The Piano Sonatas Vol. VII (András Schiff)
Genre: Classical Piano Sonatas | 1CD | FLAC (CUE+LOG) | Covers & Booklet (PDF) | 250 MB
2006 recording, 2008 release | Publisher: ECM New Series 1948
Cecilia Bartoli, Andras Schiff ‎- Italian Songs: Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Haydn (1993)

Cecilia Bartoli, András Schiff ‎- Italian Songs: Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Haydn (1993)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 266 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 180 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Decca | # 440 297-2 | Time: 01:07:59

This was to be the end of the line for Italian word-setting by Viennese composers: once the confident sentiments that belonged to the poet Metastasio's opera seria felt the chill and threatening wind of Enlightenment and Revolution, their time was up. Even we, for the most part, prefer to remember the German-speaking Beethoven, Schubert and Haydn. So it is good to be reminded of their responses to the Italian muse (usually as part of their craft-learning student work) in this particularly well-cast recital. Central Europe, in the person of Andras Schiff meets Italy, in Cecilia Bartoli, to delightful, often revelatory effect.
Andras Schiff - Johann Sebastian Bach: 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830 (1984) 2CD, Reissue 2007

András Schiff - Johann Sebastian Bach: 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830 (1984) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 434 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 328 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 59 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 475 8234 | Time: 02:17:18

When it came time for Johann Sebastian Bach to publish his Opus 1, what work do you think he picked? One of the sacred cantatas? One of the Brandenburg Concertos? One of the cello suites? No, none of the above. In 1726, Bach chose his B flat major Partita to start his publishing career – and once a year for the next five years, he published five more partitas, then collected them under the title Clavier-Übung in 1731. When it came time for Hungarian pianist András Schiff to make his major-label debut, what work do you think he picked? Yes, that's right. In 1985, Schiff released his recording of the complete partitas – and followed it with many more Bach recordings over the next few years until he'd released nearly the complete canonical works by 1996. And yes, Schiff's partitas are wonderful.
Andras Schiff - J.S. Bach: Six Partitas (2009) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

András Schiff - J.S. Bach: Six Partitas (2009)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 132:49 minutes | 1,85 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

András Schiff's new live-recording of some of the most beautiful piano music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Schiff has long been recognized as one of the leading Bach interpreters on the modern piano. His playing combines spontaneity, intellectual depth, and a ravishing sound with flawless technical finish. Following his worldwide success with Beethoven, his new Bach is certain to receive wide media attention. Booklet includes an extensive essay on the recorded repertoire and a performer's note by András Schiff.
Andras Schiff - J.S. Bach: Bach: Well Tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2 (2012) [Official Digital Download]

András Schiff - J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Clavier (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 244:17 minutes | 2,34 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

As a young pianist, András Schiff earned wide esteem for his 1980s recordings of the major keyboard works of J.S. Bach; in recent years, as part of his long-term relationship with ECM, he has gone back to Bach as a sage veteran…
Andras Schiff, Ivan Fischer, BFO - Bela Bartok: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3 (1996)

Béla Bartók - Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3 (1996)
András Schiff, piano; Budapest Festival Orchestra, conducted by Iván Fischer

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 345 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 206 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Teldec Classics | # 0630-13158-2 | Time: 01:16:26

First there was rhythm - pulsing, driving, primal rhythm. And a new word in musical terminology: Barbaro. As with sticks on skins, so with hammers on strings. The piano as one of the percussion family, the piano among the percussion family. The first and second concertos were written to be performed that way. But the rhythm had shape and direction, myriad accents, myriad subtleties. An informed primitivism. A Baroque primitivism. Then came the folkloric inflections chipped from the music of time: the crude and misshapen suddenly finding a singing voice. Like the simple melody - perhaps a childhood recollection - that emerges from the dogged rhythm of the First Concerto's second movement. András Schiff plays it like a defining moment - the piano reinvented as a singing instrument. His "parlando" (conversational) style is very much in Bartók's own image. But it's the balance here between the honed and unhoned, the brawn and beauty, the elegance and wit of this astonishing music that make these readings special.