Bach Rilling

Gachinger Kantorei, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling - Wolfgang Rihm: Deus Passus (2001) 2CDs

Wolfgang Rihm - Deus Passus (Passions-Stücke nach Lukas) (2001) 2CDs
Juliane Banse, soprano; Iris Vermillion, mezzo-soprano; Cornelia Kallisch, alto
Christoph Prégardien, tenor; Andreas Schmidt, baritone
Gächinger Kantorei; Bach-Collegium Stuttgart; Helmuth Rilling, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 330 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 228 Mb | Artwork included
Classical, Choral | Label: Hänssler Classic | # CD 98.397 | Time: 01:30:24

Deus Passus is one quarter of the Passion Project 2000, which celebrated not only the turning of the millennium but also commemorated the 250th anniversary of Bach’s death. German conductor Helmuth Rilling honored this occasion by commissioning Passions from four disparate composers: Wolfgang Rihm, Tan Dun, Sofia Gubaidulina, and Osvaldo Golijov. Deus Passus is a setting of the Passion according to St. Luke, and it is a marvel of a piece for many reasons. For a full hour and a half, with music that is mostly slow and largely atonal (in the sense that Berg’s music is atonal), the twisting, aching, unpredictable harmonies are totally captivating. Rihm chooses a straightforward setting, a simple, dramatic telling of the story, and it is in his capacity for restraint that the true brilliance of the piece lies. He uses the chorus sparingly, mostly for dramatic purposes, having it portray the angry rabble bent on crucifying Jesus (as it often does in Bach’s passions).
Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten zum Osterfestkreis (1993) (4CD) (Helmuth Rilling) {Haenssler}

Johann Sebastian Bach - Kantaten zum Osterfestkreis (1993) (4CD) (Helmuth Rilling)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | 1362 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 648 mb
Classical, Choral | Label: Hänssler Classic - 98837

"Johann Sebastian Bach: Kantaten zum Osterfestkreis (Easter Cantatas - Cantates Pour La Fête De Pâques - Bach-Ensemble Helmuth Rilling)" is a 4-disc set with 87 songs by Johann Sebastian Bach was released May 01, 1993 on the Hänssler Classic label.
Helmut Rilling, Pinchas Zukerman, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart - Mozart - Requiem; Exsultate, jubilate [2009]

Mozart - Requiem K.626; Exsultate, jubilate K.165 (Helmut Rilling, Pinchas Zukerman) [2009]
Classical | Sony 88697529902 | TT: 68.55 | EAC (FLAC, cue, log) | Covers | 304 Mb

Blegen’s technically flawless and musically peerless rendition is a pure celebration of beautiful singing and of the wonder of Mozart’s dazzling masterpiece. The sound is as clear and immediate as if it had been recorded yesterday, and Pinchas Zukerman’s direction is exemplary. … Although Helmut Rilling’s tempos are sometimes too plodding (the opening Introitus, for example), he makes up for it elsewhere–in an emphatic Recordare and smoothly flowing Benedictus. And while the chorus has a somewhat saturated, conglomerate sound, its impact is nevertheless substantial, not only in the fullest, loudest sections, but also in the quieter passages, which come off as more evenly balanced. Soloists, on the other hand, are absolutely clear if perhaps just a bit too up-front, and the orchestra, which fares well overall, gets swallowed in the mix when the entire chorus is singing. Rilling requires keen articulation from his players and singers, which although normally a good thing sometimes (as in the opening of the Confutatis) seems overly deliberate and stifles the music’s natural momentum. However, if you’re looking for a good, basic reading of the traditional edition of the Requiem–and an unrivalled performance of the Exsultate, jubilate –you won’t go wrong with this decently remastered release. (David Vernier)
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Helmuth Rilling / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart - Elias (1994, hänssler classics # CD 98.928)

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Elias
Christine Schäfer / Bach-Collegium Stuttgart / Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart / Helmuth Rilling
2xCD | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 507 MB | Full Artwork: 316 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: hänssler classic # CD 98.928 | Country/Year: Germany 1994
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Vocal, Sacred, Oratory

"Helmuth Rilling realisiert die stilistische Spannweite der Chöre vom nazarenischen a cappella über impressionistische Koloristik, einem fast Brahms'schen Sentiment, bis zur dramatischen Wucht vollkommen."~FonoForum

C.P.E. Bach - Markus-Passion (Beat Raaflaub) (2009)  Music

Posted by Ebisu at Dec. 14, 2013
C.P.E. Bach - Markus-Passion (Beat Raaflaub) (2009)

C.P.E. Bach - Markus-Passion (Beat Raaflaub) (2009)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Image+Cue, Log | Scans | 473.01 MB
Label: Ars Musici | TT: 112:36

When it came to writing Passions, C. P. E. Bach was certainly far more prolific than his father, whose St. Matthew is by far and away the model against which all others are currently measured. He wrote 21 of these, or rather, he wrote bits and pieces of each one, the rest of which was cobbled together from works by his contemporaries and even his father. These were apparently required for the Easter season in Hamburg, and even his predecessor, Telemann, was obligated to write copious numbers of Passions as part of his employment in that city. When this recording was made in 1994, the only surviving work seemed to be a St. Mark Passion that existed in a score in Cologne, which was remarkable in that it seemed to be an original independent work that belied the knowledge that Bach had in fact written his Passions as pastiches.
FANFARE: Bertil van Boer

Bach Edition (Brilliant, 160CDs) [repost]  Music

Posted by Bibixy at June 2, 2013
Bach Edition (Brilliant, 160CDs) [repost]

Bach Edition (Brilliant, 160CDs)
160 CD | Brilliant | 161 ZIP, 13GB | digital booklet
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks | 2000

The Brilliant Classics set stands out for several reasons. First, they attempted (though did not fully succeed) to create a complete set entirely recorded on period instruments, using historically informed performances. As their web site states, "The new recordings follow scrupulously the newest developments and insights offered by the leading Early Music scholars as regards the performance practice of Baroque music in general and the music of Bach in particular."…

J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Helmuth Rilling) [2005] (PS3 SACD rip)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by evaristegalois at March 11, 2012
J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Helmuth Rilling) [2005] (PS3 SACD rip)

J.S. Bach - Mass in B minor (Helmuth Rilling) [2005] (PS3 SACD rip)
2 SACD ISO images: 2.54 + 2.52 GB | Scans PDF (800 dpi): 34 MB | 5% Recovery Record | DST 1bit-2822,4kHz 2.0, 5.0
Classical | Label: Hänssler Classic | Catalog Number: SACD98.274 | Direction: Helmuth Rilling, Orchestra: Bach Collegium Stuttgart

The Mass in B minor (BWV 232) is a musical setting of the complete Latin Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach. The work was one of Bach's last, not completed until 1749, the year before his death in 1750. Much of the Mass consisted of music that Bach had composed earlier: the Kyrie and Gloria sections had been composed as a Lutheran Missa in 1733 for the Elector of Saxony at Dresden. The Sanctus dates back to 1724, and the Qui tollis movement was based on a cantata chorus dating from 1714. To complete the work, however, in the 1740s Bach composed new sections of the Credo such as Et incarnatus est. The completed Mass was his last major composition.

Bach - Great Sacred Choral Works (Helmuth Rilling) [2010]  Music

Posted by Sowulo at Sept. 27, 2011
Bach - Great Sacred Choral Works (Helmuth Rilling) [2010]

Bach - Great Sacred Choral Works (Helmuth Rilling) [2010]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Scans | 10cd, 2.71 GB
Classical | Label: Sony | Catalog Number: 88697687172

… Born in 1933 in Stuttgart, Germany, Helmuth Rilling is an active conductor, pedagogue and ambassador for the music of Bach worldwide. From 1970 to 1984, Mr. Rilling was the first musician to record all of Bach's Cantatas, and was the guiding hand behind the Internationale Bachakademie's critically-acclaimed project to record the complete works of Bach (172 CDs), which was released in 2000 to coincide with the 250th Anniversary of Bach's death. Since 1970, he has been the Artistic Director of the Oregon Bach Festival. In 2003 he became an Honorary Member of the American Academy of the Arts and Sciences. He won a Grammy® Award in 2000 for his recording of Krzystof Penderecki's “Credo” and was again nominated in 2001 for his recording of Wolfgang Rihm's "Deus Passus." In 2008, he was honored with the Sanford Award by the Yale School of Music at Yale University…

Bruckner: Masses / Helmuth Rilling (2008)  Music

Posted by Benzok at Dec. 18, 2010
Bruckner: Masses / Helmuth Rilling (2008)

Bruckner: Masses / Helmuth Rilling (2008)
EAC rip | APE, log, cue, covers | RAR Rec. 3% | 782 MB | hotfile, filesonic
Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | 3CD

Bruckner worshipped two main deities, the Roman Catholic Church and his older contemporary Richard Wagner. In Bruckner’s writing the spirit of Roman Catholicism finds exceptional musical expression rich both in intensity and sincerity.
Mozart:  Requiem K. 626 / Auger · Watkinson · Jerusalem · Nimsgern · Bach-Collegium Stuttgart · Rilling (1990)

Mozart: Requiem K. 626 / Auger · Watkinson · Jerusalem · Nimsgern · Bach-Collegium Stuttgart · Rilling (1990)
EAC rip | FLAC, log, cue, no scans | RAR Rec. 3% | 239 MB | hotfile, fileserve
Classical | Label: Sony | Time: 52:46

Although Helmut Rilling's tempos are sometimes too plodding (the opening Introitus, for example), he makes up for it elsewhere–in an emphatic Recordare and smoothly flowing Benedictus. And while the chorus has a somewhat saturated, conglomerate sound, its impact is nevertheless substantial, not only in the fullest, loudest sections, but also in the quieter passages, which come off as more evenly balanced. Soloists, on the other hand, are absolutely clear if perhaps just a bit too up-front, and the orchestra, which fares well overall, gets swallowed in the mix when the entire chorus is singing. Rilling requires keen articulation from his players and singers, which although normally a good thing sometimes (as in the opening of the Confutatis) seems overly deliberate and stifles the music's natural momentum. –David Vernier