Bizet Symphony

Bizet: Symphony in C; Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 "Organ" - Edo de Waart; Bernard Haitink

Georges Bizet: Symphony in C major; Jeux d’enfants - Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink;
Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony no. 3 in C minor "Organ" - San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Edo de Waart

Classical | 1 CD | EAC Rip | 326 MB | FLAC+LOG+Cue | Full scans | RS links
Publisher: Philips Eloquence

Bizet: Symphony in C; Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 "Organ" - Edo de Waart; Bernard Haitink

For years Philips has witlessly reissued, over and over, Edo de Waart's not particularly spectacular Rotterdam recording of Saint-Saëns' "Organ" Symphony, letting this superb version, one of the great modern recordings of the piece, languish out of print. If you missed it during its 15 minutes of availability back in 1985, here's your chance to make amends…. Haitink's Bizet Symphony always has been a reference recording, distinguished by its stunning playing (marvelous oboe solo in the second movement) and unfailing elegance of phrasing. Indeed, the approach is quite similar to de Waart's
David Hurwitz
Georges Bizet - AoStMitF / Sir Neville Marriner - Symphony in C / L'Arlesienne-Suites 1 & 2 (1994, Reissue 2005)

Georges Bizet - Symphony in C / L'Arlesienne-Suites 1 & 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Sir Neville Marriner
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 249 MB | Full Artwork: 269 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: EMI Classics # 7243 4 76785 2 3 | Country/Year: Europe 2005, 1994
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic

The Symphony in C is an early work by the French composer Georges Bizet. According to Grove's Dictionary, the symphony "reveals an extraordinarily accomplished talent for a 17-year-old student, in melodic invention, thematic handling and orchestration." Bizet started work on the symphony on 29 October 1855, four days after turning 17, and finished it roughly a month later. (…) The symphony was immediately hailed as a youthful masterpiece on a par with Felix Mendelssohn's overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, written at about the same age, and quickly became part of the standard Romantic repertoire. It received its first recording on 26 November 1937, by the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Walter Goehr.

Leonard Bernstein - The Symphony Edition (60CD Limited)  Music

Posted by Bibixy at April 12, 2011
Leonard Bernstein - The Symphony Edition (60CD Limited)

Leonard Bernstein - The Symphony Edition (60CD Limited)
Sony Classics | 2010 | 60 CD | MP3 192 Kbps | 61 RAR | 5.81Gb
Lame encoded | Covers | Tracks | Fserve, Fsonic, HotF

As a top-class orchestra conductor Leonard Bernstein became world famous, especially as music director of the New York Philharmonic as a regular guest conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. His musical genius and his emotional interpretations were outstanding and set standards to date.
VA - Great Conductors Of The 20th Century Series: Volume 01-20 Part 1 (2002)

VA - Great Conductors Of The 20th Century Series: Volume 01-20 Part 1 (2002)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 6,88 Gb | Covers - 284 Mb
Label: EMI Classics | Release Year: 2002

Great Conductors of the 20th Century is a joint venture between the production and licensing expertise of IMG Artists and the international marketing and distribution clout of EMI. Sixty volumes were planned with hopes for even more. Unfortunately, though, perhaps reflecting our leaner climate for classical projects, the producers now advise that only forty will be issued.

Great Conductors of the 20th Century (Repost)  Music

Posted by Bibixy at Nov. 21, 2013
Great Conductors of the 20th Century (Repost)

Great Conductors of the 20th Century
Emi Classics | 2002/2003 | 40 double CD | 40 RAR | 8.67 Gb
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks | Covers

Great Conductors of the 20th Century celebrates the so many superstar performers of the last century, conductors who collectively shaped the course of classical music.
Sixty volumes were planned with hopes for even more. Unfortunately it seems that only forty will be issued. Thus, rather than a proud celebration of the full wealth of this keystone of classical art, the truncated result is tinged with regret for what might have been.

Great Conductors of the 20th Century  Music

Posted by Bibixy at April 2, 2012
Great Conductors of the 20th Century

Great Conductors of the 20th Century
Emi Classics | 2002/2003 | 40 CD | 40 RAR | 9.5 Gb
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks | Covers

Great Conductors of the 20th Century celebrates the so many superstar performers of the last century, conductors who collectively shaped the course of classical music.
Sixty volumes were planned with hopes for even more. Unfortunately it seems that only forty will be issued. Thus, rather than a proud celebration of the full wealth of this keystone of classical art, the truncated result is tinged with regret for what might have been.
George Bizet (Paavo Jaervi) - Symphony In C (Jeux Denfants, Roma) (2010)

George Bizet (Paavo Jaervi) - Symphony In C (Jeux Denfants, Roma) (2010)
MP3 VBR 181 kbps | 13 Tracks | ~98 MB | 2010-11-01 | No Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | Total Playing Time: 75:53 min

Paavo Jarvi conducts the Orchestre de Paris in a couple of Bizet favorites, plus one of his less well-known orchestral works. Bizet never envisioned the Symphony in C being performed, much less becoming his most popular work besides Carmen (which he also never knew would be as popular as it is) and other stage works. The Petite Suite, drawn from five selections from the piano duet suite Jeux denfants, is not as familiar, but it is still heard far more often than the final work on this recording, Roma. Roma was a disappointment for Bizet. It began as a symphony representing Italian cities he had visited. It was revised a couple of times, and performed in different versions, but it never really gelled into a full-fledged symphony.
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra & Miguel Harth-Bedoya - Celso Garrido-Lecca: Orchestral Works (2016)

Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra & Miguel Harth-Bedoya - Celso Garrido-Lecca: Orchestral Works
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 54:01 min | 206 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 18 | Rls.date: 2016

A native of Peru, Celso Garrido-Lecca is one of the foremost Ibero-American composers, successfully integrating a unique blend of musical elements that include serialism, the native sounds of the Andes, and the influence of the "Nueva Cancion Chilena" movement. Impressions of folk music capture celebrations of life and moments of drama in the Suite peruana and Danzas populares andinas, while Laudes II expresses praise through Chinese philosophy. The award-winning Retablos sinfonicos combines popular roots in both vocal music and dance forms driven by a cajon or wooden box-drum.
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer - Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 95:45 minutes | 4.47 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

I love the whole symphony but from the second movement two favorite moments, two details, spring to mind. First, the recapitulation when the solo violin takes flight, like a buzzing bee around a flower, and then accidentally finds itself in a wonderful modulation to E major. The second is the ending. The flowers, that move and dance elegantly against the wind, suddenly expose their Tristan-like soul. From the vast first movement I would choose the huge, yawning creature’s (Pan’s?) first appearance.
Jesús López-Cobos, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 (1991)

Jesús López-Cobos, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra - Bruckner: Symphony No. 6 (1991)
EAC Rip | WV (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 260 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 169 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 400 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Classical | Telarc #CD-80264

López-Cobos is an excellent conductor with a wide repertory, best known for late-Romantic and the more colorful early 20th century literature. López-Cobos first led the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 1970, and would serve as general musical director for that company from 1981 to 1990. López-Cobos was named principal guest conductor of the London Philharmonic and served there from 1981 to 1986. In 1986, López-Cobos was named principal conductor and music director of the Cincinnati Symphony. With Cincinnati he would embark on an extensive recording schedule with Telarc, resulting in recordings of works by Respighi, Ravel, Richard Strauss, Wagner, Bruckner, Mahler, Falla, Bizet, Franck, and Dukas…