Cpo Symphonies

Luigi Boccherini - 28 Symphonies (Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, Johannes Goritzki) (1999) (8CD Box set) (REPOST)

Luigi Boccherini - 28 Symphonies (Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, Johannes Goritzki) (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork+booklet | 2100 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1266 mb
Classical, Symphony | Label: CPO / 999401

In this first complete survey of the Boccherini symphonies, Johannes Goritzki's achievement is remarkable. Himself a cellist, he shows a natural feeling for Boccherini's special combination of galant and classical styles, revealing the music's strengths rather than its weaknesses, making the most of its colour and revelling in its fecundity of invention and easy tunefulness. The playing - on modern instruments - of the German Chamber Academany Orchestra of Neuss is alert, polished and warmhearted, besides showing a nice feeling for Boccherini's delicate Andantinos, which are never sentimentalized. The recording is excellently balanced and has plenty of life and bloom (Penguin Guide To Compact Discs)

Egon Wellesz - Symphonies 1-9 (RSO Wien/Rabl, 2008 CPO)  

Posted by wursthans at Sept. 6, 2009
Egon Wellesz - Symphonies 1-9 (RSO Wien/Rabl, 2008 CPO)

Egon Wellesz - Symphonies 1-9 (RSO Wien/Rabl, 2008 CPO)
Genre: Late Romantic | 4 CD | EAC & FLAC (CUE+LOG) | Complete Covers & PDF | 1,24 GB
2001-2004 recording, 2008 release | Publisher: cpo records 777 183-2
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Dennis Russell Davies, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester - Haydn: The Complete Symphonies (37CDs, 2009)

Dennis Russell Davies, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester - Haydn: The Complete Symphonies (37CDs, 2009)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 5.36 GB | Covers - 5.67 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Release Year: 2009

This 37-disc box set is the only brand new and fully digital recording of the complete symphonies of Haydn. Performed by the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra) and conducted by Dennis Russell Davies, the recordings were done live in connection with concerts of the whole cycle. The series received fantastic reviews by the press, and The Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra was awarded the European Chamber Music Prize in 2008. Available at a fantastic price, the set is released to tie in with the 200th anniversary of the composer’s death in 2009.
Gustav Mahler - Symphonies 1-10, Das Lied von der Erde (Box-set) (Gary Bertini) (2005) {EMI}

Gustav Mahler - Symphonies 1-10, Das Lied von der Erde (Box set) (Gary Bertini) (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | covers+booklet | 3623 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1876 mb
Classical | Label: EMI Classics (0946 340238 2 5)

You will probably be as incredulous as I was to learn that the greatest cycle of Mahler symphonies comes not from any of the usual suspects - Abbado, Bernstein, Chially, Haitink, Kubelik, Rattle, Sinopoli, Solti, Tennstedt - but from the unsung Gary Bertini, who spent the better part of his career as music director of the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra. Unlike any of those more publicized sets, each of which includes a misfire or two, Bertini is consistently successful from first to last; his performance of each of these works can stand comparison with the very best available.
Sir John Barbirolli and Wiener Philharmoniker - Brahms: The Four Symphonies (2016)

Sir John Barbirolli and Wiener Philharmoniker - Brahms: The Four Symphonies (2016)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | Artworks | 03:35:46 | 562 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Warner CLassics

The Original Jackets Series from Warner Classics focuses on the greatest recording from the past and reissues them with the original artwork from their first release.

The CPO: Transforming Procurement in the Real World (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at June 2, 2016
The CPO: Transforming Procurement in the Real World (Repost)

Christian Schuh, Michael F. Strohmer, Stephen Easton, "The CPO: Transforming Procurement in the Real World"
2012 | pages: 204 | ISBN: 1430249625 | EPUB | 8 mb

Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at March 29, 2016
Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision

Beethoven's Symphonies: An Artistic Vision by Lewis Lockwood
English | 2015 | ISBN: 039307644X | 304 pages | EPUB | 13 MB

The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin (1997)  Video

Posted by vivid23 at March 22, 2016
The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin (1997)

The War Symphonies: Shostakovich Against Stalin (1997)
DVDrip | 712x476 | MKV/x264 @ 2686 Kbps | 76mn | Audio: English AC3 224 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.59 GB
Genre: Documentary

During the Interwar period and World War Two, Joseph Stalin dictated Russia in a bloody manner. Composer Dmitri Shostakovich couldn't agree at all with the policies that the tyrant used, but speaking out loud was impossible. It would have cost him his life. Shostakovich found another way: art. This documentary shows how Shostakovich used his Fourth to Ninth Symphony as a silent protest against the crimes of Stalin.
Mario Venzago, Berner Symphonieorchester - Anton Bruckner: Symphonies 3 & 6 (2013) 2CD

Mario Venzago, Berner Symphonieorchester - Anton Bruckner: Symphonies 3 & 6 (2013) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 440 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 295 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: CPO | # cpo 777 690-2 | Time: 01:45:06

Continuing his impressive series of Anton Bruckner's symphonies on CPO, Mario Venzago leads the Bern Symphony Orchestra in period style performances of the Symphony No. 3 in D minor (1889 version) and the Symphony No. 6 in A major (1881 version), using scores edited by Leopold Nowak. Venzago strives for historically informed performances that give varying perspectives on Bruckner's development, employing different orchestras with each release to reveal important differences in the composer's orchestral conceptions and to show that there wasn't one prescription of how the symphonies should sound. Instead, Venzago rejects the massive and heavy-handed interpretations of the early 20th century and tries to re-create the 19th century sound world in all its variety and intimacy. The glistening, vibrato-less string tone, pungent woodwinds, and crisp brass and timpani are easily distinguished from the more homogenized tone colors of a modern symphony orchestra, and Venzago ensures that these distinctive timbres aren't obscured by keeping the orchestral sections lean and discrete.
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze - Johannes Brahms: Symphonies (2012) 3CD Set

Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze - Johannes Brahms: Symphonies (2012) 3CD Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 942 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: CPO | # CPO 777720-2 | Time: 03:30:55

One might expect Andrew Manze's interpretations of Johannes Brahms' four symphonies to adhere to ideas of the movement for historically informed performance practice, due to his scholarship and dedication to authenticity in his early music performances. However, and somewhat paradoxically, he and the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra have delivered more or less mainstream readings on modern instruments; there are no signs of late 19th century woodwind or brass timbres, and the strings play with standard vibrato. Yet Manze's historical fact finding has gone to a deeper level than just replicating instrumentation or orchestral scale, and he has found numerous clues to Brahms' intentions in the composer's transcriptions of the symphonies for two pianos, which often vary with the published orchestral scores in accentuation, tempo indications, and phrasing. These are fine points that can be discerned with careful listening and great familiarity with many other recordings of the symphonies, both conventional and historic, but they may not be the main thing listeners will consider in appreciating this set.