Cantata Bach

Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts [Repost]

Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts by Eric Chafe
English | 14 May 2015 | ISBN: 0190217294 | 632 Pages | PDF | 20 MB

In 1714, the 29 year-old Johann Sebastian Bach was promoted to the position of concertmaster at the ducal court of Weimar. This post required him for the first time in his already established career to produce a regular stream of church cantatas-one cantata every four weeks.
Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts

Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts by Eric Chafe
2015 | ISBN: 0190217294 | English | 632 pages | PDF | 21 MB

(Arte) Midori joue Bach | Midori plays Bach (2016)  Music

Posted by Morocco at Dec. 4, 2016
(Arte) Midori joue Bach | Midori plays Bach (2016)

(Arte) Midori joue Bach | Midori plays Bach (2016)
Webrip | 2h24min | 1280 x 720 | 25.000 fps | MKV | AVC [email protected] @ 2463 Kbps | AAC @ 125 Kbps | 2,61 GB
Genre : Classical music

Chef-d’œuvre absolu, les Sonates et partitas pour violon seul de Bach mêlent timbre brillant et technique raffinée du contrepoint. Forme et intention y atteignent un équilibre parfait. Pour Philipp Spitta, biographe du compositeur, cet ensemble d’œuvres représente le « triomphe de l’esprit sur la matière ». Bach écrit les Sonates et partitas vers 1720 à Köthen, où il est maître de chapelle à la cour du prince Léopold d’Anhalt-Köthen depuis 1717.

Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 3, 2016
Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites (2016) [TR24][OF]

Murray Perahia - Bach: The French Suites
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 91:16 min | 1.51 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 39 | Rls.date: 2016

One of the world’s best-loved artists, and a longtime proponent of Bach on the modern piano, Murray Perahia has been hailed as one of the composer’s “most rewarding interpreters both live and on disc.” For his debut recording on Deutsche Grammophon, Perahia turns to the six French Suites – works that are at once delicate, profound, tender and joyful, and all suffused with the rhythmic vitality of the dance. Perahia produced a series of award-winning recordings of Bach's keyboard works in the late 1990s and since then Bach has become his bench mark. Bach’s French Suites are new to his recording catalogue. It is his first release in the past 5 years and first release for DG.
Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester - Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (1961/2002) [DD 24bit/192kHz]

Karl Richter & Münchener Bach-Orchester - Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069 (1961/2002)
FLAC tracks 24bit/192kHz | Digital Booklet | 3.46GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, Deutsche Grammophon

Karl Richter’s recordings of Bach’s orchestral and sacred music influenced an entire generation of musicians and listeners, presenting the conductor’s unique sound and style. When Richter recorded Bach’s works, he freed them from a ponderous tradition that had mired the music in romantic sounds and idiom. Richter lightened Bach’s music, and, with an orchestra of outstanding musicians, helped bring it toward the more modern interpretations that listeners have become familiar with today. This is still a bit far from the historically-informed performances that are pretty much the norm, but there is a unity and natural originality that comes through the music in these recordings.
Masaaki Suzuki - Johann Sebastian Bach - Organ Works Vol. 1 (2015) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Masaaki Suzuki - Johann Sebastian Bach - Organ Works Vol. 1 (2015)
FLAC tracks 24bit/96kHz | Digital Booklet | 1.34GB + 5% Recovery
Studio Master, Official Digital Download, BIS

The recipient of the 2012 City of Leipzig Bach Medal, Masaaki Suzuki has earned an enviable reputation as an interpreter of the music of J. S. Bach as a reviewer in Intl Record Guide has put it: 'With Suzuki you can hear Bach's heart beat'. To a wide audience he is known as the director of Bach Collegium Japan, and the moving force behind the ensemble's acclaimed recordings of Bach's complete sacred cantatas. Perhaps less well known is that he began his career at the age of 12! playing the organ at church services in Kobe, where he was born. Suzuki has remained true to the organ throughout his life, and for BIS he has previously recorded Bach's German Organ Mass, as well as programs of Buxtehude and Sweelinck. He here appears on a disc combining some of Bach's best-loved works for the instrument, including the D minor Toccata and Fugue, the Partitas on O Gott, du frommer Gott, BWV 767, the Canonic Variations, BWV769, and the celebrated Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV548.
Reinoud van Mechelen & A nocte Temporis - Bach: Erbarme Dich (2016)

Reinoud van Mechelen & A nocte Temporis - Bach: Erbarme Dich (2016)
Classical | MP3 320 kbps | 69:43 | ~162 Mb
Label: Alpha Classics | Tracks: 17 | Rls.date: 2016

The young tenor Reinoud Van Mechelen, whose career is currently in full flower, appears as a guest soloist with todays leading conductors of Baroque music. He has decided to devote his first solo album to a composer whom he interprets with elegance and contagious joy: Johann Sebastian Bach. The title Erbarme dich naturally evokes for music lovers the celebrated alto aria from the St Matthew Passion; but it is also the incipit of a sorrowful, sensuous aria for tenor and flute from the Cantata BWV 55. This album marks the birth of the ensemble founded by Reinoud Van Mechelen, A Nocte Temporis, and the start of his collaboration with Alpha, which will extend over several years.
Andras Schiff - Johann Sebastian Bach: 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830 (1984) 2CD, Reissue 2007

András Schiff - Johann Sebastian Bach: 6 Partitas, BWV 825-830 (1984) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 434 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 328 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 59 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 475 8234 | Time: 02:17:18

When it came time for Johann Sebastian Bach to publish his Opus 1, what work do you think he picked? One of the sacred cantatas? One of the Brandenburg Concertos? One of the cello suites? No, none of the above. In 1726, Bach chose his B flat major Partita to start his publishing career – and once a year for the next five years, he published five more partitas, then collected them under the title Clavier-Übung in 1731. When it came time for Hungarian pianist András Schiff to make his major-label debut, what work do you think he picked? Yes, that's right. In 1985, Schiff released his recording of the complete partitas – and followed it with many more Bach recordings over the next few years until he'd released nearly the complete canonical works by 1996. And yes, Schiff's partitas are wonderful.

Cecilia Bernardini & Dunedin Consort - Bach: Violin Concertos (2016)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Oct. 23, 2016
Cecilia Bernardini & Dunedin Consort - Bach: Violin Concertos (2016)

Cecilia Bernardini & Dunedin Consort - Bach: Violin Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | 59:53 min | 2.28 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Linn | Tracks: 13 | Rls.date: 2016

Dunedin Consort's formidable reputation for performing Bach is set to scale new heights with this highly anticipated recording. Dutch-Italian violinist Cecilia Bernardini takes a break from leader duties as she steps into the spotlight to deliver a virtuoso performance under the direction of Bach specialist John Butt OBE. Opening the program is the colourful and joyful concerto for violin and oboe (Alfredo Bernardini oboe) with its supremely lyrical central movement. Two of Bach's solo violin concertos, each overflowing with inventive detail, and the Sinfonia with solo oboe that opens Cantata 21, follow.
Bach J.S. - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5; Wedding Cantata, BWV 1047, 1050, 202, 1067 (Levine, Faerber, Battle)

Bach J.S. - Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2 & 5; Wedding Cantata, BWV 1047, 1050, 202, 1067 (James Levine, Jorg Faerber, Kathleen Battle & SCO, Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn; Jorg Faerber) - 2006
EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKs+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 468.64 MB
Classical | Label: Sony and BMG Music | Catalog Number: 82876762222

In many ways this is a special recording. It features first-desks from the Chicago Sym. playing two of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, and so far beyond the average Baroque ensemble are they that one yearns for the other four. Just to hear the amazing trumpet solos in Concerto no. 2 by the legendary Adolph Herseth repays the cost of the CD. But we also get James Levine doing double duty at the harpsichord in Concerto no. 5. One deficit from the rise of period performance is that non-specialists have been driven out. The days when an all-around musician like Levine or Leonard Bernstein performed Bach and Handel are more or less over, and their replacements, to be tactful, are not on such an exalted level of talent…. By Santa Fe Listener