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Brice Sailly, La chambre claire & Emmanuelle De Negri - François Couperin: Les muses naissantes (2018) [24/88]

Brice Sailly, La chambre claire & Emmanuelle De Negri - François Couperin: Les muses naissantes (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 67:39 minutes | 1.21 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

This reverie offered by Brice Sailly in homage to François Couperin is presented in the guise of a trip to Arcadia, that utopian land which lies hidden in the heart of European geography. The selected harpsichord pieces, most of them evoking childhood and the birth of love, sit beside excerpts from the Concerts royaux that set the scene rather as Watteau might have done, leaving to the less well-known airs de cour the task of describing sentiments in words. Couperin discreetly whispers the most luminous of truths. Here all is benevolence, a smile on the lips, a light heart, and melancholy is gently dismissed in favour of consolation.
Emmanuelle Haim, Le Concert d'Astree - Bach: Magnificat; Handel: Dixit Dominus (2007)

Emmanuelle Haïm, Le Concert d`Astrée - Bach: Magnificat; Handel: Dixit Dominus (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 263 Mb | Total time: 56:05 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | # 395241 2 | Recorded: 2006

What a wonderful contrast! Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Bach’s Magnificat represent the two oft-compared composers at Dixit . He had already written two Italian operas, and his career path clearly pointed in that direction. The Dixit is as extravagant as Bach’s Magnificat is controlled. The two pieces are such a good fit that one wonders why they haven’t turned up together more frequently, if, in fact, they have at all.
Emmanuelle Bertrand, James Gaffigan, Pascal Amoyel - Claude Debussy & Henri Dutilleux: Tout Un Monde Lointain (2015) [24-96]

Emmanuelle Bertrand, James Gaffigan, Pascal Amoyel - Claude Debussy & Henri Dutilleux: Tout Un Monde Lointain (2015) [24-96]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Artwork: d.booklet, front cover | RAR | 885 Gb
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Label: Harmonia Mundi / HMC 902209

Henri Dutilleux's work has been gaining attention through a number of significant recent recordings. Esa-Pekka Salonen recorded his Correspondances with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, and Ludovic Morlot has recorded both his symphonies, as well as other works, as the new conductor of the Seattle Symphony. This opportunity to experience and appraise his work casts him as among the most significant French composers of the late twentieth century.
Pierre Hantai, Emmanuelle Guigues, Hugo Reyne - J.S. Bach: Sonates pour flute (2009)

Pierre Hantai, Emmanuelle Guigues, Hugo Reyne - J.S. Bach: Sonates pour flute (2009)
XLD | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 70:00 | 453 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Mirare | Catalog: MIR 038

Though these works were written originally for the barock transverse flute, exept BWV 997 that was written probably for the lute, they are played here on the barock recorder. The result, at least to my taste, is more convincing and exhilarating than any performance of these works on the transvers flute that i ever heard.
Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel - Chopin: 1846, dernière année à Nohant (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Emmanuelle Bertrand & Pascal Amoyel - Chopin: 1846, dernière année à Nohant (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 72:23 minutes | 1.10 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

After a relationship lasting some ten years, the last few of which were stormy, Frédéric Chopin finally separated from George Sand in July 1847. It was on her estate at Nohant that, over seven summers, he had composed or completed the core of his oeuvre: the Fantaisie Op.49, a dozen mazurkas, the Berceuse, several nocturnes, two of the ballades, two of the scherzos, his last two sonatas, the Trois Nouvelles Études, three impromptus, three waltzes, two polonaises, among others.
Emmanuelle Swiercz-Lamoure - Chopin: Valses (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Emmanuelle Swiercz-Lamoure - Chopin: Valses (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 71:07 minutes | 1.09 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

This enterprising young French label seems to have a knack for discovering singular talent. Now here is another exciting debutante, 28-year-old Frenchwoman Emmanuelle Swiercz (pronounced “shveerts”), who plunges fearlessly into central repertoire with interpretations that rival the finest available.
Emmanuelle Haim, Orchestre et Chœur Le Concert d’Astree - Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie (2014)

Emmanuelle Haïm, Orchestre et Chœur Le Concert d’Astrée - Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie (2014)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Francais (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 5.71 Gb+5.97 Gb (2xDVD9) | 174 min
Classical | ERATO | Sub: Francais, English

Emmanuelle Haïm has established herself as one of the world’s leading performers, conductors and interpreters of Baroque repertoire, not only with Le Concert d’Astrée, the ensemble she founded in 2000, but with several of the world’s greatest orchestras. Known for her fresh and expressive approach to Baroque music, she has garnered critical acclaim and several international awards with her own ensemble, including Victoires de la Musique Classique, ECHOs, Gramophone Awards, and Grammy nominations.
Philipp Jaroussky, Emmanuelle Haim, Concerto Koln - Caldara in Vienna: Forgotten castrato arias (2010)

Philipp Jaroussky, Emmanuelle Haïm, Concerto Köln - Caldara in Vienna: Forgotten castrato arias (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 369 Mb | Total time: 68:08 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | # 5099964192727 | Recorded: 2010

Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky continues to amaze with the facility of his technique in the most demanding coloratura repertoire, the intelligence and deep feeling of his musicianship, and, most especially, with the full, vibrant quality of his distinctive voice. It has lost none of its freshness since he burst onto the international scene in the last years of the 20th century, and has become a richer, stronger instrument without giving up any of its remarkable agility. A champion of neglected Baroque composers, he turns his attention to Antonio Caldara (ca. 1671-1736), a near-contemporary of Vivaldi's.
Philippe Jaroussky, Emmanuelle Haim, Le Concert d'Astree - Carestini: The story of a castrato (2007)

Philippe Jaroussky, Emmanuelle Haïm, Le Concert d'Astrée - Carestini: The story of a castrato (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 422 Mb | Total time: 72:06 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin | # 3 95242 2 | Recorded: 2007

Following the trend of singers releasing recitals based on the repertoire of great performers of previous centuries – Cecilia Bartoli's tribute to Maria Malibran and Juan Diego Flórez's to Giovanni Battista Rubini, for instance – countertenor Philippe Jaroussky has devoted a CD to the repertoire of eighteenth century castrato Giovanni Carestini, who was a rival of Farinelli's. According to contemporary accounts, Farinelli was the more virtuosic of the two, with a hair-raisingly dazzling coloratura, and Carestini was noted for the beauty and purity of his tone, and his profound musical and dramatic characterizations. The demands of the arias collected here make it clear that Carestini must also have had a fully developed technique, because they require remarkable agility and an awe-inspiring range that essentially encompasses both soprano and contralto registers, as well as great interpretive sensitivity. Jaroussky's voice is not large, but he has plenty of power for even the most dramatically charged of these selections. It's notable for its absolutely accurate intonation, and its pure, creamy tone, with a gleam not often heard in countertenors. He also possesses a formidable technique and sings the most treacherous coloratura passages with effortless-sounding agility and freedom. He has a breathtaking pianissimo that can broaden from near inaudibility to full-throated warmth. Perhaps the most striking thing about his performances, though, is the depth of his musical characterizations, which comes from giving life to his characters' emotions through the deeply felt shaping of every phrase. There is not a moment of perfunctory Baroque note-spinning on the album – every run and ornament is packed with meaning and passion.
Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love (1957) [APO Remaster 2011] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love (1957) [Analogue Productions '2011]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 53:56 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 1,59 GB
or FLAC(from DSD64, converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front cover | 1 GB

Recorded around the same time as her groundbreaking work with Louis Armstrong, this album is representative of Fitzgerald's best vocal work. Recorded over a two-day period in October, 1957, Fitzgerald sings familiar ballads on this release accompanied by lush orchestral arrangements courtesy of Frank DeVol, with tenor sax legend Stan Getz contributing to four songs.