Albinoni Magnificat

David Willcocks, Philip Ledger, Soloists - Vivaldi: Gloria, Magnificat; Pergolesi: Magnificat (1990)

Antonio Vivaldi - Gloria, Magnificat; Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Magnificat (1990)
Elizabeth Vaughan, soprano; Janet Baker, contralto; Ian Partridge, tenor; Christopher Keyte, bass
Cambridge King's College Choir; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Neville Marriner, leader
conductors: Sir David Willcocks, Sir Philip Ledger

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 315 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 157 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral, Sacred | Label: Decca | # 425 724-2 | Time: 00:55:41

When these recordings first came out, far in advance of the period instrument revolution, they were revelations. Though modern instruments were used, there was an effort to get performance practices right… And there was the incredibly powerful, absolutely heavenly sound of that chorus of men and boys, as well as the lifelike recordings that perfectly captured the vast space of the Chapel of King's College. Since that time there have been other performances that depict the letter of each work to a greater degree than these, but many listeners will argue that there are none that have better encapsulated the spirit of this music… These are star-studded "great singing" recordings in which the artists will be remembered as much as the music itself.
Albinoni - Ensemble 415 / Banchini - Sinfonie a Cinque op.2 (2009, Zig-Zag # ZZT 090202) [RE-UP]

Tomaso Albinoni - Sinfonie a Cinque op.2
Ensemble 415 / Chiara Banchini
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 286 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Zig-Zag # ZZT 090202 | Country/Year: France 2009
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

…If that's not enticement enough, suffice it is to say Zig Zag Territories' Albinoni: Sinfonie a Cinque, Op. 2, is urgently recommended for those afflicted with a taste of high-quality Baroque music and will happily appeal to less specialized musical interests who just want to hear something pleasing, yet substantial.
Xavier de Maistre - Notte Veneziana: Vivaldi, Albinoni, Marcello, Pescetti, Alvars, Godefroid (2012)

Notte Veneziana: Vivaldi, Albinoni, Marcello, Pescetti, Alvars, Godefroid (2012)
Xavier de Maistre, harp; L'arte del mondo; Werner Ehrhardt, concertmaster

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 305 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 149 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 65 Mb
Genre: Classical, Baroque, Harp | Label: Sony Classical | # 88697937732 | Time: 01:01:51

Xavier de Maistre is generally fêted as the artist who has managed to liberate the harp from its reputation for wonderful but very soft sounds, and establish it as a solo instrument in the concert hall. On his album "Notte Veneziana", the internationally successful harp virtuoso plays well-known concertos by the Venetian composers Vivaldi, Marcello and Albinoni in new arrangements, combining them with original compositions for solo harp such as the sonata by Giovanni Pescetti, Godefroid’s stunning set of variations on the popular tune “Carnaval de Venise”, and “La Mandoline” by 19th-century composer Elias Parish Alvars.
The English Concert - Pachelbel / Vivaldi / Albinoni & Others (1985, Archiv Produktion # 415 518-2) [RE-UP]

Pachelbel / Handel / Vivaldi / Albinoni & Others
The English Concert - Trevor Pinnock
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 342 MB | Full Artwork: 100 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Archiv Produktion # 415 518-2 | Country/Year: Germany 1985
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

The English Concert is a baroque orchestra playing on period instruments based in London. Founded in 1972 and directed from the harpsichord by Trevor Pinnock for 30 years, it is now directed by harpsichordist Harry Bicket. The orchestra has been led by Nadja Zwiener since September 2007. The English Concert was founded by Trevor Pinnock and others in November 1972. The date of foundation is often given as 1973, probably because they started with seven people and only later progressed onto the orchestral repertoire as their number increased. They were one of the first orchestras dedicated to performing baroque and early classical music on period instruments, their repertoire from then to now ranging approximately from Monteverdi to Mozart…
Jos van Veldhoven, The Netherlands Bach Society - Bach: Magnificat (2010) [24bit/192kHz]

Jos van Veldhoven, The Netherlands Bach Society -
J.S. Bach: Magnificat; Unser Mund sei voll Lachens (2010)

FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time - 64:21 minutes | 2,06 GB
ChannelClassics' Studio Master, Digital Download | Digital booklet

All the music on this release is associated with the festival of Christmas. Bach wrote the cantata Unser Mund sei voll Lachens (BWV 110) for morning service on Christmas Day 1725, and the first version of the Magnificat in E flat major (BWV 243a) for Vespers on Christmas Day 1723, seven months after the Leipzig town council appointed him cantor of the Thomaskirche. It would hardly be exaggerating to say that Bach thus presented his visiting card to his new employer. According to the Bach scholar Christoph Wolff, the work is his "first really large-scale and complex piece of church music".
Zero Emission Baroque Orchestra - Albinoni: Trattenimenti Armonici (2014)

Zero Emission Baroque Orchestra - Albinoni: Trattenimenti Armonici (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 566 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 259 MB | 2 CDs | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 94852

Tomaso Albinoni is one of the greatest composers of the Italian Baroque, together with Vivaldi, Corelli and Locatelli. The greatest part of his works however is mostly unknown. Therefore, Brilliant Classics plans to issue a substantial series of his works, starting with this first recording of the complete Trattenimenti Armonici. A series of 12 sonatas, for violin, cello and instrumental ensemble, in Sonata da Chiesa style: small scale, alternating fast and slow movements. The violin has a leading role in the typically Italian vocal writing of the solo part.

2014 Magnificat Advent Companion  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Dec. 7, 2014
2014 Magnificat Advent Companion

2014 Magnificat Advent Companion by Magnificat
English | November 17, 2014 | ISBN: 1941709001 | ASIN: B00PREI8E4 | 102 pages | PDF/EPUB/MOBI/AZW | 3 MB

A perfect way to live Advent to the full this year. This Companion features original meditations on the Gospel reading of each day by nineteen gifted authors.
The Tudors At Prayer - Phillip Cave, Magnificat (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

The Tudors At Prayer - Phillip Cave, Magnificat (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | 1 CD | Digital Booklet | 1.49 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: Linn Records

Continuing its exploration of Tudor Latin sacred music, ‘The Tudors At Prayer’ sees Magnificat perform music by Taverner, Tallis, Mundy, White and Byrd. The highlight is Mundy’s towering Vox Patris caelestis; immensely vivid and colourful this is a powerful performance to challenge any that has gone before. Equally enthralling as Magnificat’s critically acclaimed Spem in alium, but with even richer textures, Vox Patris caelestis perfectly demonstrates Magnificat’s heaven-sent sound.
The English Concert - Pachelbel / Vivaldi / Albinoni & Others (1985) [Repost, Quality Upgrade]

Pachelbel / Handel / Vivaldi / Albinoni & Others
The English Concert - Trevor Pinnock
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 342 MB | Full Artwork: 100 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Archiv Produktion # 415 518-2 | Country/Year: Germany 1985
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

The English Concert is a baroque orchestra playing on period instruments based in London. Founded in 1972 and directed from the harpsichord by Trevor Pinnock for 30 years, it is now directed by harpsichordist Harry Bicket. The orchestra has been led by Nadja Zwiener since September 2007. The English Concert was founded by Trevor Pinnock and others in November 1972. The date of foundation is often given as 1973, probably because they started with seven people and only later progressed onto the orchestral repertoire as their number increased. They were one of the first orchestras dedicated to performing baroque and early classical music on period instruments, their repertoire from then to now ranging approximately from Monteverdi to Mozart…
Albinoni - Homage To A Spanish Grandee: Concertos From Op 10 - Standage, Collegium Musicum 90 (2010)

Albinoni - Homage To A Spanish Grandee: Concertos From Op 10 - Standage, Collegium Musicum 90 (2010)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 348 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 769

In this latest recording of works by Albinoni, Simon Standage directs Collegium Musicum 90 showcasing the rarely performed and recorded Op. 10 Concertos. As late as 1961, academics were unaware of Albinoni’s last set of concertos. All this changed when two small private collections were found to contain the print. Since then, the existence of Op.10 has been known to scholars, but awareness of it and curiosity about it has not really penetrated. Most of the Op.10 concertos have not been published in a modern edition, and the set has been recorded only twice before.