Barry Douglas Brahms

Barry Douglas - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 6 (2016)  Music

Posted by tomashass at July 9, 2016
Barry Douglas - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 6 (2016)

Barry Douglas - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol. 6 (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:17:33 | 175MB
Genre: Classical, Piano | Label: Chandos Records

In the sixth and final volume of his complete works for piano by Brahms, the Irish pianist Barry Douglas - which one recalls Rafla first prize at the Tchaikovsky Competition in 1986, the first non-Russian since Van Cliburn in 1958 - we present the composer historian, arranger and teacher. Historian, he is with his rooms in the old style - gigue, sarabande, canon -; and at the same time, arranger with the gavotte from Gluck. Arranger, he is with his own Hungarian Dances rewritten for piano solo (the original being for piano four hands), and in Walk Rákóczy (also known as the Hungarian March) from Berlioz; and at the same time teacher since the studies we present Douglas are written respectively by Chopin, Bach and Weber - the latter especially in a pretty sneaky arrangement of the Chaconne, originally for solo violin by Brahms for the left hand alone .
Barry Douglas - Johannes Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Volume 4 (2015)

Barry Douglas - Johannes Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Volume 4 (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 213 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 204 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | # CHAN 10857 | Time: 01:22:58

This is Volume 4 in Barry Douglas’s monumental project to record the complete works for solo piano by Johannes Brahms. Each volume has been released to critical acclaim, the first one, in 2012, being seen by BBC Music as ‘a triumph of Brahmsian thought, with playing that gets right to the heart of the composer’.
Barry Douglas - Schubert: Works For Solo Piano, Vol. 1 (2014)

Barry Douglas - Schubert: Works For Solo Piano, Vol. 1 (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 222 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 10807

Having produced two highly regarded discs of solo works by Brahms, Barry Douglas, an exclusive Chandos artist, now embarks on the complete solo piano works by Franz Schubert. This first volume features two large-scale works, the ‘Wanderer’ Fantasy and the Sonata in B flat major, alongside two Schubert songs transcribed by Liszt.
Brahms: Works For Solo Piano, Vol. 2 - Barry Douglas (2013)

Brahms: Works For Solo Piano, Vol. 2 - Barry Douglas (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 211 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 10757

This is Volume 2 in our series devoted to the works for solo piano by Johannes Brahms, with the acclaimed pianist Barry Douglas. Since winning the Gold Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow, Douglas has established a major international career, and his reputation as a pianist and conductor continues to grow.

Barry Douglas - Celtic Airs (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 28, 2016
Barry Douglas - Celtic Airs (2016)

Barry Douglas - Celtic Airs
Classical, Celtic | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 72:16 min | 166 MB
Label: Chandos | Tracks: 18 | Rls.date: 2016

With this new volume, Barry Douglas once again weaves a magic web with Celtic tunes that have been handed down from generation to generation. His playing is entwined sometimes with new material composed by his musical companions, internationally renowned for their fearless explorations and interpretations of Scottish music. 'Bíonn cúig insint ar gach scéal agus dhá ghabháil déag ar gach amhrán': there may be five versions of every story but there are twelve interpretations of each song. The old Irish proverb reflects an acknowledgement that each artist makes his or her own of material that has been handed down. The result is a beautiful, wistful celebration of melodic riches. Listen and be entranced.
Paul Lewis - Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 - Ballades Op.10 (2016) [TR24][OF]

Paul Lewis - Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 - Ballades Op.10
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 72:07 min | 661 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Harmonia Mundi | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2016

Following his highly acclaimed surveys of the piano works of Beethoven and Schubert, British pianist Paul Lewis turns to the romantic period and Brahms's mighty D minor Piano Concerto. Lewis performed the work across Europe in 2014 and in the US for his New York Philharmonic debut. In a review of that concert, New York Times critic Anthony Tomassini praised Lewis for his, "majestic and insightful performance," adding, "I have seldom heard the contrasting theme, which sounds like an affirming chorale, played with such elegant shaping of inner voices." For this new recording, Lewis is accompanied by Daniel Harding leading the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Thea King, Clifford Benson - Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas (1986) Reissue 2004

Thea King, Clifford Benson - Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonatas (1986) Reissue 2004
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 144 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 106 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion/Helios | # CDH55158 | Time: 00:43:30

Brahms’s two sonatas for clarinet and piano, Op 120, composed in 1894, were followed only by the four Serious Songs and a set of organ chorale preludes (some of which may have been written at earlier times). His farewell to chamber music was also his farewell gift to the clarinet. The two works recorded here were preceded by the Clarinet Trio in A minor (Op 114) and the great Clarinet Quintet in B minor (Op 115), and all four masterpieces were inspired by the playing of Richard Mühlfeld, principal clarinettist of the Meiningen Orchestra.
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos (2015) 2CDs

Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (2015) 2CDs
Daniel Barenboim, piano; Staatskapelle Berlin; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 415 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:42:06
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 479 4899 GH2

The old model for creating a hit classical recording – big-name soloist plus big-name conductor in major repertory work – is not so common anymore, but this live Brahms recording from the Staatskapelle Berlin under Venezuela's Gustavo Dudamel, with Argentine-Israeli-Palestinian-Spanish pianist Daniel Barenboim as soloist, shows that there's life in the concept yet. One could point to the virtues of pianist and conductor separately: it's a rare septuagenarian who can combine power and clear articulation of detail the way Barenboim does, and Dudamel builds a vast sweep in, especially, the Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. But it's the way that the two work together that really makes news. Chalk it up to shared South American heritage or to whatever the listener wants, but the way the orchestra and piano define separate spheres and work them together is extraordinary. Again, it is in the Piano Concerto No. 1 and its Beethovenian drama that their mutual understanding is most evident, but there is a sense of great variety powerfully unified throughout.

Barry Gibb - In The Now (2016) [Japan 1st Press, Blu-spec CD2]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Dec. 1, 2016
Barry Gibb - In The Now (2016) [Japan 1st Press, Blu-spec CD2]

Barry Gibb - In The Now (2016) [Japan 1st Press, Blu-spec CD2]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 473 Gb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 175 Mb | Scans | 139 Mb | Time: 01:05:17
Sony Music Labels Inc. | SICP-30889
Soft Rock, Pop Rock, R&B, Country, Singer-songwriter

IN THE NOW is the second solo album by British singer-songwriter Barry Gibb, released on 7 October 2016 by Columbia Records. Although his second solo album (since 1984's Now Voyager), it is the first of all new material since the Bee Gees' final studio album This Is Where I Came In (2001). Gibb said of the album: "This is a dream come true for me. It's a new chapter in my life. I always hoped one day that The Bee Gees would be with Columbia or indeed Sony so, it's a great joy for me to start again this way with such great people."

Rudolf Buchbinder - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 27, 2016
Rudolf Buchbinder - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2016) [TR24][OF]

Rudolf Buchbinder - Brahms: Piano Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 90:28 min | 1.34 GB | Front Cover
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2016

This recording unites pianist Rudolph Buchbinder with his friend and conductor Zubin Mehta with whom he has built an intimate musical rapport. They are joined on this album by the Wiener Philharmoniker, an orchestra with which Buchbinder has appeared over many decades and enjoyed some of the greatest triumphs of his career.