Hasse Piano

Barbara Bonney, Bernarda Fink, Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel - Johann Adolf Hasse: Salve Regina (1997)

Barbara Bonney, Bernarda Fink, Musica Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel - Johann Adolf Hasse: Salve Regina (1997)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:12:00 | 394 MB
Genre: Baroque, Vocal | Label: Archiv Produktion | Catalog: 0289 453 4352 5

“During this visit, these young ladies were so obliging as to sing me a Salve regina, lately set by their father, in duo. It is an exquisite composition, full of grace, taste and propriety.” What more could one ask of an antiphon than that which Charles Burney found in an impromptu performance by Hasse’s daughters during a visit to their father in Vienna in 1772? Hasse composed several settings of the Salve regina of which Reinhard Goebel has chosen two for his interesting programme of vocal and instrumental pieces by the composer.
Michael Schneider, La Stagione - Hasse: Piramo e Tisbe (1995)

Michael Schneider, La Stagione - Hasse: Piramo e Tisbe (1995)
EAC | APE | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 583 Mb | Total time: 60:14+63:25 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Capriccio | # 60 043-2 | Recorded: 1994

Charles Burney described Johann Adolf Hasse, his contemporary, as ‘the most natural, elegant and judicious composer of vocal music, as well as the most voluminous now alive…’ His output includes 63 operas, but only two are currently recorded, yet inexplicably this is the second Piramo, albeit markedly livelier and with the bonus of its two ballet suites. Schneider’s perceptive booklet note comments that too readily we find such composers immature – ‘almost like Mozart’, rather than excitingly expressive and individual. Here even the subtitle Intermezzo tragico is novel, implying a fusion of two traditions, comic and serious. The music is equally unconventional. Recitatives slip seamlessly into and out of arias, creating a strong sense of dramatic continuity. Colours are imaginative: flutes and bassoons paint a beautiful description of Piramo’s Utopia; natural horns roar rudely as the lion approaches – though he proves a rather likeable beast in his subsequent sinfonia. The performance is excellent. Monoyios, a gentle Tisbe, floats effortlessly in melting vocalises; Schlick’s Piramo contrasts, yet matches in their love duets; while Jochens, the domineering father, confirms in his remarkably jolly suicide aria that the final tragico stage, littered with the corpses of all three characters, is not to be taken too seriously.
-George Pratt

International Piano - November-December 2017  Magazines

Posted by crazy-slim at Oct. 20, 2017
International Piano - November-December 2017

International Piano - November-December 2017
English | 84 pages | True PDF | 17 MB

Joshua Rifkin - Scott Joplin: Piano Rags (1987)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Oct. 18, 2017
Joshua Rifkin - Scott Joplin: Piano Rags (1987)

Joshua Rifkin - Scott Joplin: Piano Rags (1987)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:11:16 | 245 Mb
Classical, Piano, Ragtime | Label: Elektra, Asylum, Nonesuch Records, WEA International

Scott Joplin: Piano Rags is a 1970 ragtime piano album, consisting of compositions by Scott Joplin played by Joshua Rifkin, on the Nonesuch Records label. The original album's cover states the name as Piano Rags by Scott Joplin, as contrasting the album's spine. The record is considered to have been the first to reintroduce the music of pianist and composer Joplin in the early 1970s. It was Nonesuch Records' first million-selling album.

Cristina Ariagno - Louis Aubert: Piano Works (2009)  Music

Posted by SuniR at Oct. 18, 2017
Cristina Ariagno - Louis Aubert: Piano Works (2009)

Cristina Ariagno - Louis Aubert: Piano Works (2009)
Mp3 CBR320 kbps | 56:10 min | 120 Mb (5% Rec.)
Classical, Piano | Label: Brilliant Classics

Louis Aubert was one of a host of the French composers whose music fell into the blind oblivion created by the dazzling talents of Debussy and Ravel. It wasn’t anyone's fault but the effect was the same as if it had been. Imaginative music of some depth and reach has failed to register with more than a few people ‘in the know’. We knew something was up when Marco Polo issued a truly outstanding CD of his orchestral music. This included Le Tombeau de Chateaubriand (1948) - a tremendously imaginative, salt-spray and sun-dazzle Breton marine picture. Aubert was born in Brittany and as Sillages proves the sea flowed through his creative veins. The Chateaubriand picture picks up on the artist's seascapes rather than being the sort of neo-classical anonymity you might have feared from the title.
François-Frédéric Guy - Brahms: Complete Piano Sonatas (2016) [Official Digital Download]

François-Frédéric Guy - Brahms: Complete Piano Sonatas (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 95:39 minutes | 774 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Brahms is one of François-Frederic Guy’s favourite composer, he has accompanied him all his life, the first work that he performed in public was his First Concerto. The Brahms Project is, above all, conceived as an amorous dictionary of the composer and not an exhaustive complete recording.
Tedi Papavrami & François-Frédéric Guy - Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin (2017) [Official Digital Download]

Tedi Papavrami & François-Frédéric Guy - Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for Piano & Violin (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 220:26 minutes | 2.06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Two fabulous artists, accustomed to wining international awards (Gramophon, Editor’s Choice, Diapason d’Or) release the long-awaited complete recording of Beethoven’s Piano and Violin Sonatas: the pianist François-Frédéric Guy and the violinist Tedi Papavrami dive with brio into the composer’s sound maturity demonstration and exploration of the technical limits of the instruments.

Complete Variations for Solo Piano (Dover Music for Piano)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 17, 2017
Complete Variations for Solo Piano (Dover Music for Piano)

Complete Variations for Solo Piano (Dover Music for Piano) by Ludwig van Beethoven
English | January 23, 2013 (1986) | ISBN: 0486251888 | EPUB | 240 pages | 229 MB
Martin Rummel & Mari Kato - Klengel: Complete Concertinos for Cello & Piano (2017)

Martin Rummel & Mari Kato - Klengel: Complete Concertinos for Cello & Piano
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 57:37 min | 257 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

Based in Leipzig with a lengthy career as principal cellist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra, Julius Klengel was a renowned soloist and revered the world over as a great interpreter and pedagogue, whose works are still in use by students today. Composed in true Romantic style, the three Concertinos were written for teaching purposes, the first coming closest to the idea of a mini-concerto but all having virtuoso elements and expressive and lyrical central movements. The Konzertstück, Op. 10 gives the piano equal status with the cello to create a thrilling conclusion to any programme.
Henry Kramer - Liszt Complete Piano Music, Vol. 47: Transcriptions from Christus & The Legend of St Elisabeth (2017)

Henry Kramer - Liszt Complete Piano Music, Vol. 47: Transcriptions from Christus & The Legend of St Elisabeth (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Digital Booklet | 01:16:36 | 177 MB
Label: Naxos

Reflecting the life of Christ from the nativity to the Passion and Resurrection, Liszt’s oratorio Christus was premiered in 1873 and enjoyed considerable success. The movements he transcribed for piano are dynamic and virtuosic but also pastoral and meditative, including marches and passages of transfiguring beauty. The transcriptions of movements from the oratorio The Legend of St Elisabeth contains music of stirring power: plainsong, a hymn, a march and a Hungarian folk-song. This is the forty-seventh volume in Naxos's celebrated complete Liszt piano music series, and features prolific pianist Henry Kramer.