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Pietro De Maria - Bach: Goldberg Variations (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Aug. 19, 2017
Pietro De Maria - Bach: Goldberg Variations (2017)

Pietro De Maria - Bach: Goldberg Variations
Classical, Piano | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 78:34 min | 229 MB
Label: Decca | Tracks: 32 | Rls.date: 2017

It was with his acclaimed Chopin recordings that Pietro De Maria established his reputation, and the Polish composer makes up the bulk of his discography. Of late, he has turned his attention to Bach, and over the last two years has taken both books of the Well-Tempered Clavier into the studio (review ~ review). I was fortunate enough to review them, and each made a profound impression. He remains with Bach for his latest release, and what better follow-up than the Goldberg Variations.
Karl Richter, Munchener Bach-Orchester, Munchener Bach-Chor - Bach: Messe in h-moll (2006/1969)

Karl Richter, Munchener Bach-Orchester, Munchener Bach-Chor - Bach: Messe in h-moll (2006/1969)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Latin (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.58 Gb (DVD9) | 129 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Latin, Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Karl Richter leads a star line-up of soloists including Gundula Janowitz and Hermann Prey in Bach's enduring В minor Mass, a majestic work that showcases Bach's supreme craftsmanship and skill as a choral composer.
Frédérick Haas, Mira Glodeanu & Ausonia - J. S. Bach, Concertos pour violon et pour clavecin (2017) [24/96]

Frédérick Haas, Mira Glodeanu & Ausonia - J. S. Bach, Concertos pour violon et pour clavecin (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 70:53 minutes | 1.39 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Les Concertos de J.S Bach sont à placer parmi les perles les plus miraculeuses que nous a transmis le dix-huitème siècle. Vitalité, lyrisme, intensité mais légèreté, complexité mais fraîcheur, éloquence, couleurs… tout y est. Un bonheur inépuisable à partager avec le public. Depuis une vingtaine d'années, Ausonia, Frédérick Haas et Mira Glodeanu pratiquent les concertos de J.S Bach. Voici enfin leur enregistrement très attendu : le premier opus, enflammé et poignant de Hitasura Productions.
Pierre Hantai - Johann Sebastian Bach: Variations Goldberg, BWV 988 (2003)

Pierre Hantaï - Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (2003)
XLD | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 510 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 192 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Mirare | # MIR 9945 | Time: 01:18:28

Bach’s Goldberg Variations have played a central role in harpsichordist Pierre Hantai’s musical life since his early youth. At 28 he recorded the work for the Opus 111 label (now available on Naïve), a highly acclaimed release that stands among the work’s choice versions. Over the past 11 years Hantai evidently has rethought and refined his interpretation, as revealed in this 2003 remake. There’s greater rhythmic freedom and variety of articulation, plus a more subjective approach to ornaments and agogics, especially in the repeats (he observes all but those in Variation 15, 25, and the Aria Da Capo; the 1992 recording honors all repeats save for Variation 25). Variations previously characterized through Hantai’s seamless legato technique (Nos. 3, 6, 8, 11, 17, and 18, for example) are further enlivened by detaché finger strokes and more inflected phrasings. The latter infuse Variations 7, 10, and 16 with greater resilience and rhythmic verve than their earlier counterparts.
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, David Zinman - J.C. Bach: Complete Symphonies Opp. 6, 9, 18 (2011) (Repost)

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, David Zinman - J.C. Bach: Complete Symphonies Opp. 6, 9, 18 (2011)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 145:39 | 768 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Newton Classics | Catalog: 8802065

Youngest son of J.S. Bach, Johann Christian Bach rose to prominence in England during the early Classical period much the same as his father dominated the German Baroque. His writing was influenced by his father, of course, but also by the fashions being explored by Haydn. J.C. Bach also served as a bridge to Mozart, whose work and early writings were also influenced by the junior Bach. A total of 15, three-movement symphonies were published under Opp. 6, 9, and 18.
Dunedin Consort, John Butt - J.S. Bach: Magnificat, Christmas Cantata (2015)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt - J.S. Bach: Magnificat, Christmas Cantata (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 78:19 | 435 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Linn Records | Catalog: CKD 469

Given the considerable number of recordings that have tried to place Renaissance compositions within the context for which they were written, it is odd that the same has so rarely been done for Bach. After all, most of Bach's output consists of Gebrauchsmusik, music written for daily use. This release by Scotland's historical-instrument Dunedin Consort and its leader John Butt shows the possibilities of this approach.

The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Aug. 15, 2017
The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach

The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach (Pocket Guide: Music) by Nicholas Kenyon
2011 | ISBN: 0571233279 | English | 512 pages | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Quinta Essentia - Bach: The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Aug. 14, 2017
Quinta Essentia - Bach: The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (2017)

Quinta Essentia - Bach: The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:21:41 | 193 MB
Label: Ars Produktion

The recorder quartet quintaessentia is the leading ensemble of its kind in Brazil. This label debut for the ensemble gives extraordinary audibility to Bach’s brilliant counterpoint.
Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble & Choir; Thomas Hengelbrock - Lotti, Zelenka, Bach (2009) [Repost, New Rip]

Antonio Lotti - Jan Dismas Zelenka - Johann Sebastian Bach (2009)
Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble & Choir; Thomas Hengelbrock, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 331 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 174 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | # DHM88697-59423 | 01:16:00

Gramophone Awards 2010 Best of Category - Baroque Vocal. "The Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble and Choir perform with full-blooded tension; Hengelbrock makes the fullest possible use of the plangent oboes and pulsating string chords but also ensures that the music-making never loses its focused precision…This is nothing short of revelatory."

Claudio Astronio - W.F. Bach: Complete Harpsichord Music (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Aug. 11, 2017
Claudio Astronio - W.F. Bach: Complete Harpsichord Music (2017)

Claudio Astronio - W.F. Bach: Complete Harpsichord Music (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 08:29:27 | 1.19 GB
Label: Brilliant Classics

The son of the peerless Johann Sebastian, Wilhelm Friedemann was the least famous Bach of his time. Yet he is now regarded by some as the most brilliant of the Bach children, and is occasionally reported to have been his father's favourite. A master of numerous different keyboard instruments, he was not particularly prolific, and of his 100 or so known works, many remained unprinted until the 20th century.