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Slava Grigoryan - Bach: Cello Suites Vol. II (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 3, 2017
Slava Grigoryan - Bach: Cello Suites Vol. II (2017)

Slava Grigoryan - Bach: Cello Suites Vol. II
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & front cover | 81:28 min | 366 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 18 | Rls.date: 2017

Slava Grigoryan’s acclaimed Bach journey continues with the second volume of the Cello Suites.

Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque - Bach: Orchestral Suites (1997)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Feb. 17, 2015
Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque - Bach: Orchestral Suites (1997)

Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque - Bach: Orchestral Suites (1997)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 384 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Erato | Catalog Number: 0178682

The music of the Eighteenth century features delicate textures and refinement as well as expressiveness and energy. This was the age of the smaller chamber orchestra, and Bach was one of the compositional geniuses of the century. In this recording, the award-winning Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, which specializes in authentic renditions on fine reproduction period instruments, performs four delightful Bach suites, including No. 1 in C, No. 2 in B Minor and Nos. 3 and 4 in D Major.

Andras Csaki - J.S. Bach: Lute Suites for Guitar (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 4, 2017
Andras Csaki - J.S. Bach: Lute Suites for Guitar (2017)

Andras Csaki - J.S. Bach: Lute Suites for Guitar
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 72:21 min | 281 MB
Label: Hungaroton | Tracks: 24 | Rls.date: 2017

There is no doubt that the lute played an important role in Bach's oeuvre: he composed and arranged works for solo lute throughout his career, moreover, the lute's particular sonority enriched several of his orchestral scores, too. His lute suites are currently often performed by guitarists on six-string guitar, that is one of the biggest technical and musical challenges. During his career each significant guitar player works tirelessly to make his own arrangement and experimenting his playing version and particular tuning.Andras Csaki is an outstanding guitarist and "he always chooses expression over showing off" (Kenneth Keaton, American Record Guide, 2011).
Fabrizio Chiovetta - Bach: Keyboard Suites (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/88]

Fabrizio Chiovetta - Bach: Keyboard Suites (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 70:25 minutes | 877 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This programme, carefully chosen from amongst the hundreds of works by the composer, starts first with the French Overture in B minor: a monumental, complex work, rarely performed in concert. It was during a recital by Grigory Sokolov that Chiovetta fell in love with this pièce. He next chose one of the fundamental pieces that marks the culmination of the suite genre: the sublime Partita No.1 in B flat major. He concludes with the English Suite No.4, with the wish of restoring some of the honour it deserves.

Bach - Cello Suites (Jean-Guihen Queyras) (2007)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Sept. 18, 2017
Bach - Cello Suites (Jean-Guihen Queyras) (2007)

Bach - Cello Suites (Jean-Guihen Queyras) (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork., d.booklet | 573 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 299 mb
Classical, Cello | Label: Harmonia Mundi / HMC901970.71

In a promotional DVD accompanying this release Jean-Guihen Queyras cites the abundance of excellent Bach Cello Suites cycles on the market as one reason he waited until 2007 to commit his interpretations to disc. Queyras needn't have worried, for his playing is never less than beautiful, eloquent, and thoroughly world-class. It fuses the most apparent characteristics distinguishing certain memorable editions: Schiff's shapely melodic parsing, Pergamenschikov's infectious feeling for the dance, Bylsma's period-performance innovations, and Tortelier's purity of tone.
Ophelie Gaillard - Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suites Nos. 1-6, BWV1007-1012 (2011) 2CDs

Ophélie Gaillard - Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suites (2011) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 596 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 319 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Aparté | # AP017 | Time: 02:16:57

Over the years, the Bach Suites have become a monument of the cello repertoire, to which all cellists return regularly. Some of the greatest did not record these works until they reached their years of maturity (Casals was over 60, Rostropovich was 63), while others have not hesitated to present several versions (Yo-Yo Ma, 1990, 1998; Janos Starker, 1957, 1963, 1983). Ophélie Gaillard’s first recording of the Suites, released on Ambrosie in 2000, was highly acclaimed internationally by the critics and her performance earned her a French Classical Music Award (Victoire) as a "Revelation" in the Solo Instrumentalist category. Ten years later, at the request of Nicolas Bartholomée, artistic director of Aparte and indeed Ambroisie, she agreed to record a new version on a cello made in 1737 by Matteo Goffriller, a contemporary of J. S. Bach. Ophélie Gaillard had already given us a reference performance of these pieces. Now we discover a prodigiously renewed vision of this masterpiece.
Vladimir Ashkenazy - Bach: French Suites, BWV 812-817 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Vladimir Ashkenazy - Bach: French Suites, BWV 812-817 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 82:29 minutes | 1.34 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Released in celebration of the great Russian pianist’s 80th birthday (06 July) this set of the French Suites continues Ashkenazy’s extraordinary journey through the major keyboard works of JS Bach.
Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra - Bach: Orchestra Suites Nos. 2 & 3 (1964) [Japan 2014] PS3 ISO + FLAC

Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Orchestra Suites Nos. 2 & 3 (1964) [Japan 2014]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 45:42 minutes | Scans NOT included | 1,27 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans NOT included | 974 MB
Japanese original SHM-SACD release / Based on Deutsche Grammophon analog tape - New DSD Remaster

Cardboard sleeve reissue from Herbert von Karajan features SHM-SACD format for the first time. Japanese original release. Recorded in August 1964 in St. Moritz.
Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr - J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr - J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suites (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 93:33 minutes | 1.91 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Towards the end of its 40th anniversary year the Academy of Ancient Music, with its musical director Richard Egarr, releases a significant new recording of JS Bach's four Orchestral Suites BWV1066-69.
Piotr Anderszewski - Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suites Nos. 1, 3 & 5 (2014)

Piotr Anderszewski - Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suites Nos. 1, 3 & 5 (2014)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 217 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 157 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Warner Classics | # 0825646219391 | Time: 01:06:46

This is a glorious disc. Simply glorious. Anderszewski and Bach have long been congenial bedfellows and the Pole’s playing here is compelling on many different levels. To start with, there’s the sense of sharing the sheer physical thrill of Bach’s keyboard-writing. This is particularly evident in faster movements such as the fierce and brilliant fugal Gigue that concludes the Third Suite, or, in the E minor Fifth Suite, the extended fugal Prelude and the outer sections of its Passepied I. Common to all is a sense of being fleet but never breathless, with time enough for textures to tell.