Ochre Symphony

Robert Olson, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra - Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (2002)

Robert Olson, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra - Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (2002)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:18:59 | 397 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.554811

The musical reconstructions industry keeps gathering pace, but few works have attracted as much attention as Mahler's 10th Symphony. Joe Wheeler (who died in 1977) was a brass-playing British civil servant with a passion for Mahler. This completion (itself in an edition by the conductor here, Robert Olson) uses the leaner orchestration of the composer's later years. But does it sound Mahlerian? Certainly more so than Remo Mazzetti's 1997 version, but neither caps Deryck Cooke's acute sense of authentic detail and color in his legendary edition.

Ochre - 3 Studio Albums (2004-2009)  

Posted by gribovar at July 26, 2014
Ochre - 3 Studio Albums (2004-2009)

Ochre - 3 Studio Albums (2004-2009)
EAC Rip | FLAC, WavPack (image+.cue+log) - 960 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 388 MB | Covers - 91 MB
Genre: IDM, Ambient | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Toytronic, Benbecula

Ochre is the work of Newcastle, UK-based artist, Christopher S. Leary. He has been crafting utopian, melancholic music since 2001, and has released albums on Toytronic, Benbecula Records, and Village Green. Stylistically, his music is often highly melodic, described by NME as being "full of shimmering electronics, crunchy, crispy beats and sweeping melancholic melodies that recall classic electronic stars such as Boards Of Canada,” with “analogue tones and glitchy beats - snatches of classical orchestration are peppered throughout, helping to create rich cinematic soundscapes".

Nature's Symphony - The Sounds Of The Everglades (1998)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 9, 2016
Nature's Symphony - The Sounds Of The Everglades (1998)

Nature's Symphony - The Sounds Of The Everglades (1998)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 171 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 62 mb
Genre: easy listening, natural sound, meditation

The Sounds Of The Everglades is a 1998 CD by Nature's Symphony. Released by Orange Tree Productions, this disc is part of their National Park Series and is a blend of natural sound with meditative music, both put together by Ross Pallone.

Clearlight - Infinite Symphony (2003) [Digipak]  Music

Posted by Andi_Deris at Dec. 2, 2016
Clearlight - Infinite Symphony (2003) [Digipak]

Clearlight - Infinite Symphony (2003) [Digipak]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 432 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 172 Mb | Scans | 64 Mb | Time: 01:06:51
Clearlight Music | C8M-008
Symphonic Progressive Rock, Fusion

Cyrille Verdeaux and Clearlight re-visit and expand upon 'Clearlight Symphony'. Totally new recording featuring a wide range of instrumentation. The playing of Didier (the only Gong member who has made it onto this release from the trio of Gongsters on the original) distinctively glows as always.

Disney Baby Einstein - Baby's Holiday Symphony (2008)  Music

Posted by TestTickles at Dec. 1, 2016
Disney Baby Einstein - Baby's Holiday Symphony (2008)

Disney Baby Einstein - Baby's Holiday Symphony (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 171 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 75 mb
Genre: Christmas, children's

Baby's Holiday Symphony is the 2008 album by Disney Baby Einstein. It is a Christmas disc made specifically for babies/infants, almost used as lullaby music. Baby Einsten is a line of multimedia products and toys made for kids aged 1 month to 11 years old, made by a division of Disney. The music is meant to be key to "Where Discovery Begins", or a child's first music but is for children of all ages.
Tommy Smith & BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Modern Jacobite (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/48kHz]

Tommy Smith & BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Modern Jacobite (2016)
FLAC tracks 24bit/48kHz | Front Cover | 535MB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Spartacus Records

Tommy Smith, the great Scottish saxophonist, composer, bandleader and educator, studied classical orchestration in the 1990s, and has played in plenty of challenging jazz/classical settings. But Modern Jacobite is his most ambitious journey yet, centred on an intricately woven three-movement symphonic work inspired by the Jacobite uprisings; it is bookended by a rapturous tenor-sax improvisation on Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise, and by Chick Corea’s famous Children’s Songs interleaved with Smith’s own Bairn’s Songs as personal variations on the same theme. The Jacobite pieces embrace violent, cinematic soundscapes for slewing brass and thundering percussion; deep cello themes that segue into pulsating tenor-sax ruminations; Scottish folk dances that become pipe-toned tenor jigs.

Celtic Thunder - Holiday Symphony (2014)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Nov. 28, 2016
Celtic Thunder - Holiday Symphony (2014)

Celtic Thunder - Holiday Symphony (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 299 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 150 MB | 00:45:24
Celtic, Vocal, Easy Listening, Christmas | Label: Legacy Recordings | Release Year: 2014

Released to coincide with the international singing group's 20-city North American tour of the same name (it's also their first ever full-on symphony orchestra tour), 2014's Holiday Symphony finds Celtic Thunder rumbling through a set of Yuletide selections that are delivered with group's usual mix of elegance and orchestral bombast. The 18-track set features an engaging mix of holiday standards like "Away in a Manger," "Carol of the Bells," and "O Come All Ye Faithful," and more eclectic offerings like a cover of the Pogues' "Fairytale of New York" and a lovely rendition of the sacred polyphonic 16th century Latin Christmas carol "Gaudete."

VA - Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: A Symphonic Christmas (2016)  Music

Posted by ciklon5 at Nov. 27, 2016
VA - Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: A Symphonic Christmas (2016)

VA - Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: A Symphonic Christmas (2016)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:13:55 | 178 Mb
Genre: Classical Music, Instrumental, Easy Listening / Label: ABC Music

Take the majesty of a symphony orchestra, add a 100-voice choir, stir in your favourite festive tunes and sprinkle over a large pinch of musical magic. The result? The very finest kind of Symphonic Christmas. Recorded live at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, and featuring conductor, arranger and pianist Bramwell Tovey, this is a truly delightful album that captures the Christmas spirit with an incredible range of music – from a tear-jerking and intimate I’ll Be Home for Christmas (with violin and piano), to the rousing chorus in God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen – with an expected twist!
London Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda and Seong-Jin Cho - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1; Ballades (2016)

London Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda and Seong-Jin Cho - Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1; Ballades (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 01:19:04 | 182MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

Long queues formed outside record stores throughout Asia when Deutsche Grammophon rush-released its recording of live highlights from Seong-Jin Cho’s performances at the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition. The South Korean pianist stormed the album charts in countries across the region last November, securing his status among classical music’s brightest rising stars and attracting worldwide critical acclaim. His first studio recording for the yellow label, set for international release on Friday 25 November, presents the compelling coupling of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor and the same composer’s Four Ballades, works at the heart of the 22-year-old artist’s repertoire. “This really is dream repertoire for me,” notes Cho, who fell in love with the Ballades as a child after hearing Krystian Zimerman’s recording of the works for Deutsche Grammophon.
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky - Schnittke: Symphony No.8, Concerto grosso No.6 (1995) (Repost)

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky - Schnittke: Symphony No.8, Concerto grosso No.6 (1995)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 53:24 | 180 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog: 9359

The late Alfred Schnittke has, after his death, been accused of writing too much music of variable quality. This debate is still raging although suffice to say that the Eighth Symphony truly is one of his greatest works and indeed, one of the great symphonic works of the latter twentieth century. The charge of oppressive asceticism laid against the Sixth and Seventh symphonies can hardly be held up to this expansive and frankly emotional work. It is as if Schnittke relaxed the skeletal sounds of his previous essays in the genre and, while not quite returning to the dazzling orchestral pyrotechnics of the Fifth Symphony (Concerto Grosso no. 4), creating a work of great sincerity and beauty. The first movement is an obsessive repetition of a wide-ranging (in pitch, not rhythm) melody, seemingly effortlessly varied to touch on all sections of the orchestra.