Mariss Jansons Conducts Dvorak

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Choir, Mariss Jansons - Antonin Dvorak: Stabat Mater (2015)

Antonín Dvořák - Stabat Mater (2015)
Erin Wall, soprano; Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo; Christian Elsner, tenor; Liang Li, bass
Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Mariss Jansons, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 315 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: BR Klassik | # 900142 | 01:17:55

Antonín Dvorák's Stabat Mater, Op. 58, written in the aftermath of the deaths of three of his children, is a sober and powerful work, inexplicably neglected and unlike any other work of choral music from the 19th century. Perhaps most performances don't capture its full weight, but this live recording from the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Mariss Jansons, does so. There are many deep pleasures here. The orchestra's choir is extraordinary: rich yet without a hint of wobble and utterly clear in its sense of the text. Jansons keeps things at a deliberate pace that lets the music breathe and the currents of personal experience rise to the surface. The soloists, none terribly well known, are fine in their individual numbers, but absolutely transcendent in ensembles, nowhere more so that in the sublime "Quando corpus morietur" finale (track 10); there are a couple of other strong recordings of this work, but it seems likely that no one has ever matched this conclusion. The live recording from the Herkulessaal in Munich is impressively transparent and faithful to the spontaneity of the event. A superb Dvorák release.

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak: Stabat Mater (2015) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 7, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Dvorak: Stabat Mater (2015) [TR24][OF]

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak: Stabat Mater
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 77:51 min | 744 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2015

Dvořák's haunting 'Stabat Mater' for solo voices, chorus and orchestra is not only the most famous work of church music by the Bohemian composer - it is also one of the most impressive ever settings of the medieval hymn in which Mary, the mother of Jesus, gives vivid expression to the pain she feels at the sight of her crucified son. The terrible misfortunes that befell the composer in his private life during the creation of this work may have been a reason for this.

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak & Suk (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 7, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Dvorak & Suk (2016) [TR24][OF]

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak & Suk
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 73:14 min | 727 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

Dvořák's lyrical and cheerful Eighth Symphony, which premiered successfully in Prague on February 2, 1890, is one of the famous Bohemian composer's most often-played works. He succeeded here "in writing a work different from my other symphonies, with individual thoughts elaborated in a new way". Every movement and every melody in this music reflects the fact that it was wholly inspired by the landscape of Bohemia.

Mariss Jansons - Sibelius - Symphony No.2 (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 21, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Sibelius - Symphony No.2 (2016) [TR24][OF]

Mariss Jansons - Sibelius - Symphony No.2
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 70:12 min | 699 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

The latest new release from BR KLASSIK gathers together on one CD the most famous and popular musical works of the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The music of the symphonic poem "Finlandia", op 26, which premiered in Helsinki in 1899 as a "historical tableau" from Finnish history, inspired Sibelius's compatriots immediately.
Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons - Sibelius: Symphonie Nr.2, Finlandia, Karelia-Suite (2016)

Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons - Sibelius: Symphonie Nr.2, Finlandia, Karelia-Suite (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 70:18 | 327 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: BR Klassik | Catalog: 900144

This new release from BR-Klassik brings together the most well-known works of Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius. Included in this disc are Sibelius Symphony No. 2 D Major op. 43, and Finlandia op. 26- Karelia Suite op. 11. The recordings on this album were made during autumn of 2015 in Munich, by The Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Conducting the orchestra is Mariss Jansons, who is well-known for his interpretation of Nordic music.
Wolfgang Rihm - Requiem-Strophen (Anna Prohaska, Mojca Erdmann, Hanno Müller-Brachmann; Mariss Jansons) 2017 [HDTV 720p]

Wolfgang Rihm - Requiem-Strophen (Anna Prohaska, Mojca Erdmann, Hanno Müller-Brachmann; Mariss Jansons) 2017 [HDTV 720p]
AVC, 1280x720p (16:9), 11.0 mbps, 50 fps | AC3 448 Kbps, 5ch | 01:34:29 | 8.1 GB
Contemporary Classical, Choral, Vocal | BR HD | HDTV->TS

Aufzeichnung der Uraufführung eines neuen Werks von Wolfgang Rihm, das im Auftrag der musica viva des Bayerischen Rundfunks entstand.
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariss Jansons - Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (2010) [SACD ISO+HiRes FLAC]

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariss Jansons - Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (2010)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & DST64 5.0 >1-bit/2.8224 MHz | Covers | 3.01GB + 5% Recovery
FLAC tracks 2.0 24bit/88.2 kHz | Covers | 1.16GB + 5% Recovery

Hollow pathos is not his thing. From an artist like Mariss Jansons Friedrich Schiller’s Ode: “An die Freude” must receive a far deeper significance, which also fully encompasses the doubt and profound hope embodied in this text. And thus, in Jansons’s recording of the Ninth Symphony, the choral finale does not degenerate to mere superficial orgy of jubilation, but rather becomes a delicately balanced, wisely developed drama. On October 27, 2007, the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks played Beethoven’s Ninth in the presence of the Pope in the Vatican. The recording of this memorable concert is now being released in the highest audiophile recording quality as a multi-channel SACD.

Mariss Jansons - Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Feb. 22, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major (2017)

Mariss Jansons - Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D Major
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 80:41 min | 340 MB
Label: BR-Klassik | Tracks: 04 | Rls.date: 2017

Gustav Mahler's Ninth Symphony is primarily regarded as the composer's reaction in the summer of 1908 to the diagnosis of a heart ailment, which he received just before writing the first sketches for the work. Mahler was deeply distraught and cannot have known how few years he still had left to live. His processing and exploration of his life experiences, and of valedictions, the meaning of life, death, salvation, life after death and love, always took playce in and through his music.

Denis Matuev & Mariss Jansons - Rhapsody (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 11, 2017
Denis Matuev & Mariss Jansons - Rhapsody (2016) [TR24][OF]

Denis Matuev & Mariss Jansons - Rhapsody
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 63:53 min | 625 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 2016

This latest CD from BR KLASSIK contains five great rhapsodies, devised and elaborated by very different composers from different regions, with a lot of imagination and local flavour. With his rhapsody "España" the Frenchman Emmanuel Chabrier focused on the Iberian music and folk music so popular at the time, as did his more famous compatriot Maurice Ravel with his "Rhapsodie espagnole", the four-movement structure of which still harks back to long-outdated symphonic forms. From the Hungarian-born Franz Liszt we have the famous "Hungarian Rhapsody" No. 2, and from the Romanian composer George Enescu the scarcely less famous and popular "Romanian Rhapsody".

Mariss Jansons - Strawinsky & Mussorgsky (2015) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 11, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Strawinsky & Mussorgsky (2015) [TR24][OF]

Mariss Jansons - Strawinsky & Mussorgsky
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 69:37 min | 676 MB | Front Cover
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 30 | Rls.date: 2015

Two well-known masterpieces of Russian music complement each other perfectly on the latest CD of Mariss Jansons and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Firstly, Stravinsky's ballet music "Petrushka" in its 1947 version which, with its smaller orchestra and more prominent piano part (played by Lukas Maria Kuen), is more of an instrumental work, or "a kind of concert piece"; and secondly, Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition." Originally written in 1874 as a piano cycle, it can be heard here in the colourful, universal and engaging orchestral version of 1922 by Maurice Ravel, which made it world-famous.