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Julie Fuchs - Yes! (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 23, 2017
Julie Fuchs - Yes! (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Julie Fuchs - Yes! (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 56:51 minutes | 969 MB
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Hailed for her "generous temperament" and "agile and radiant voice", French soprano Julie Fuchs is a rising star in the operatic world.
Lucas Debargue - Scarlatti, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Lucas Debargue - Scarlatti, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 77:21 minutes | 1.15 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The most-talked about artist of the 2015 Tchaikovsky Competition created huge excitement and world-wide media attention with his riveting background and “genius-like playing” (Boris Berezovksy). Debargue, who is 25, started the piano late at 11 years old, learning mostly in isolation. After dropping the instrument for three years to play in a rock band and study literature, he started formal piano training aged 20. Placed 4th, he was described by media as “the real winner” of the competition and received the Music Critics’ Association award as “the pianist whose incredible gift, artistic vision and creative freedom have impressed the critics as well as the audience.”
Andreas Staier - Schubert: Piano trios, Op. 99 & 100 (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Andreas Staier - Schubert: Piano trios, Op. 99 & 100 (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 97:04 minutes | 1.67 GB
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'One glance at Schubert's trio, and the miserable hustle and bustle of human existence vanishes, the world takes on fresh lustre', wrote Robert Schumann in 1836 of Schubert's Piano Trio D898. He was equally admiring of the Viennese composer's other great trio, D929, notably its funeral march-like Andante con moto, later to achieve cinematic fame in Kubrick's 'Barry Lyndon'.
Chiaroscuro Quartet - Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 20 Nos. 4-6 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Chiaroscuro Quartet - Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 20 Nos. 4-6 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 75:01 minutes | 1.32 GB
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The so-called ‘Sun’ quartets of Joseph Haydn’s Op. 20 are often said to represent an unprecedented flowering of his string quartet writing, establishing a high watermark to which every other subsequent composer of quartets has paid homage. The six quartets are not a monument of compositional rectitude or propriety, however – it is rather their flexibility, variety and unpredictability that make them so compelling.
Riccardo Minasi - Haydn: Piano Trios (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Riccardo Minasi - Haydn: Piano Trios (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:37 minutes | 1.14 GB
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Joseph Haydn's piano trios are among the most harmonically adventurous of his works in any genre, often reaching into remote keys via enharmonic modulation. This album presents a selection both from the composer's early trios and later efforts, which reflect the composer's full musical maturity and are greatly admired by critics.
Krystian Zimerman - Schubert Piano Sonatas D 959 & 960 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Krystian Zimerman - Schubert Piano Sonatas D 959 & 960 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 82:01 minutes | 1.51 GB
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The Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman brings his trademark lightness of touch and exquisite musical sensitivity to Schubert’s final two sonatas, written just months before the composer’s death in 1828 at the age of 31. Both of these undoubted masterpieces span the emotional spectrum, their dying composer reaching into the dark recesses of his soul one moment, before expressing his resignation to fate with music of radiance, tenderness, and beauty. Zimerman deftly negotiates Schubert’s internal conflicts in a recording of staggering depth and richness.

Franz Hauk - Mayr: Stabat Mater in F minor (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Sept. 8, 2017
Franz Hauk - Mayr: Stabat Mater in F minor (2017)

Franz Hauk - Mayr: Stabat Mater in F minor ∙ Eja Mater in F major ∙ Ave Maris Stella in G major
Classical, Choral, Sacred | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 59:48 min | 282 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

Restored by Mayr expert Frans Hauk from two extant manuscript versions and heard here in its world premiere recording, Simon Mayrs Stabat mater in F minor was singled out by a contemporary biographer for its marvellous effect and heavenly beauty. Mayr himself frequently returned to this work, recycling one of its movements in his great Requiem (Naxos 8.573419-20). The song-like Ave maris stella builds on a hymn that dates back to the 8th century.
Dorothea Röschmann - Portraits (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Dorothea Röschmann - Portraits (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 66:24 minutes | 0.99 GB
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Dorothea Röschmann releases her new recital album including well known songs by Schubert, Schumann, Strauss and Wolf. She is accompanied by Malcolm Martineau who is recognized as one of the leading accompanists of his generation.
Eva Oertle - Lake Reflections - Music for Flute & Harp (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Eva Oertle - Lake Reflections - Music for Flute & Harp (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 73:10 minutes | 1.23 GB
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The Song of the black Swan” by Heitor Villa-Lobos is the centrepiece of this attractive musical program for flute and harp is conceived around the topics of “water”, “lake”, “ocean” & “rain”. Including the well known piece, “The Swan” from “The Carnival of the Animals” (« Le carnaval des animaux ») by Camille Saint-Saëns, the album features also several songs in arrangements for flute and harp by composers such as Schubert & Mendelssohn. Another key work is Claude Debussy’s “Syrinx”, the first significant piece for solo flute after the Sonata in A minor composed by C. P. E. Bach 150 years before (1763), and it is the first such solo composition for the modern Böhm flute, perfected in 1847.
Mauro Peter & Helmut Deutsch - Schubert: Goethe Lieder (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Mauro Peter & Helmut Deutsch - Schubert: Goethe Lieder (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 53:07 minutes | 887 MB
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In August 2014 young Swiss tenor Mauro Peter gave a highly acclaimed Lieder recital at the famous Schubert festival 'Schubertiade' in Schwarzenberg, Austria.On the program: famous Schubert songs on poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Such was the success, that Swiss radio DRS2 Kultur immediately took the decision to record this unique recital and asked SONY CLASSICAL to participate in a co-production of the album.