Franz Schubert

RCO Amsterdam; George Szell - Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Franz Schubert: Rosamunde (1989)

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Franz Schubert: From the Incidental Music to Rosamunde
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam; George Szell, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 290 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 143 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Philips | # 426 071-2 | Time: 00:59:23

George Szell's Philips Concertgebouw legacy includes some distinguished recordings, with the scintillating Midsummer Night's Dream suite taking pride of place. Few if any rivals can match the ''Scherzo'' (not even Szell's later Cleveland recording is as buoyant or precise), while the Overture is extraordinarily well drilled and the ''Nocturne'', although cool, has a genuine sense of repose. The Schubert Rosamunde excerpts display all the drive and textural clarity that Szell habitually brought to, say, the Great C major Symphony…

V.A. - Franz Schubert: The Collector's Edition (50CDs, 2007)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Feb. 4, 2017
V.A. - Franz Schubert: The Collector's Edition (50CDs, 2007)

V.A. - Franz Schubert: The Collector's Edition (50CDs, 2007)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 6.67 GB
Label: EMI Classics | Release Year: 2007

2007 release of a mammoth box set of 50 CD's with key recordings from the Angel/EMI Music classical catalog. Performers include Yehudi Menuhin, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Quatuor Hongrois, Heutling Quartet, Erich Leinsdorf, Jean-Philippe Collard & Augustin Dumay & Frdric Lodon, Christian Zacharias, Paolo Bordoni, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Geoffrey Parsons, Lucia Popp, Barbara Hendricks, Radu Lupu and many more.
Franz Schubert - Fritz Wunderlich, Hubert Giesen: Die Schone Mullerin · 3 Lieder (2016) [TR24][OF]

Franz Schubert - Fritz Wunderlich, Hubert Giesen: Die Schone Mullerin · 3 Lieder (2016)
FLAC (Tracks) 24-bit/96.0kHz ~ 1,36 Gb | Digital Booklet | 01:11:46 | RAR 5% Recovery
Classical, Chamber, Vocal | © 2016 Deutsche Grammophon GmbH

Despite his premature death at age 35, Fritz Wunderlich was one of the great lyric tenors of the century, equally at home with Mozart's Magic Flute and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde. Why, then, does Schubert's great song cycle about disappointed love so often elude him? Though he brings his usual vocal splendor and gratifying lyricism to the music in ways that few tenors can dream of, both Wunderlich and his accompanist have a strangely club-footed sense of rhythm. What should often be an intimate expression is extroverted and even labored. – David Patrick Stearns
Cuarteto Casals - Live in Barcelona - Franz Schubert: String Quartets # 1 (2016) [Blu-ray & DVD9]

Cuarteto Casals - Live in Barcelona - Franz Schubert: String Quartets # 1 (2016)
Blu-ray: MPEG-4 AVC 21253 kbps, 1920*1080i, 25 fps, 16:9, High Profile 4.1
LPCM 5.1, 96 kHz, 13824 kbps, 24-bit / LPCM 2.0, 96 kHz, 4608 kbps, 24-bit
DVD9: MPEG 2, 720x576 (16:9), 25.000 fps | PCM 96.0 KHz, 2 ch, 4 608 Kbps
Classical | Neu Records | 01:13:37 | ~ 22.80 or 5.21 Gb

Schubert's 'Death and the Maiden' Quartet is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD and HD video to download. The concert includes the early quartets in D Major D74 and B-flat Major D68 as well as the monumental 'Death and the Maiden' D810, and it's the first release of the Cuarteto Casals' five disc set of live performances of the complete quartets of Franz Schubert…
The Florestan Trio - Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in B flat; Notturno; Piano Trio Movement (2001)

The Florestan Trio - Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in B flat; Notturno; Piano Trio Movement (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 261 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 145 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Hyperion | # CDA 67273 | Time: 00:59:14

Is there a better trio than the Florestan playing today? All three members are consummate artists, outstanding instrumentalists, and ensemble players to the manner born, but it’s the playing of pianist Susan Tomes that carries these performances to their greatest heights. Since the ensemble is perfectly judged by all concerned, it may seem unjust to single out the playing of one member for special comment, but such is the extreme sophistication, the extraordinary subtlety and the expressive range of this artist that I can see no alternative. The tonal control, the exquisite shaping of phrases, the rhythmical suppleness and structural backbone are of an order seldom encountered in the playing even of many famous soloists. But what renders her playing here still more remarkable is the exemplary precision with which it’s matched to the different sonorities and qualities of attack, so-called, of the string players. And what players they are. For all of the above this is not a pianist-dominated performance, except insofar as Schubert wrote the piece that way.
Melos Quartett Stuttgart, Mstislav Rostropovich - Franz Schubert: String Quintet (1978) Reissue 2007

Melos Quartett Stuttgart, Mstislav Rostropovich - Franz Schubert: String Quintet (1978)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 276 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 160 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 477 6357 | Time: 00:57:55

It would be difficult to imagine a finer account of this extraordinary work than that of the Melos Quartet and their distinguished guest. The flow of the music is magnificently sustained, its colour and inner life marvellously felt. There is a spontaneity to the playing that perfectly complements the profound whimsicality of Schubert's journeys to remote tonal regions, along with a sensitivity ideally suited to the meditative quality of the composer's lyricism. The recording is warm and spacious, richly nuanced, and admirably balanced.
Franz Schubert - Fantasien D760, D934 - Andras Schiff & Yuuko Shiokawa (2000) {ECM New Series 1699}

Franz Schubert - Fantasien D760, D934 - Andras Schiff & Yuuko Shiokawa (2000) {ECM New Series 1699}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 166 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 119 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 47 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2000 ECM Records | ECM New Series 1699 / 464 320-2
Classical / Chamber Music / Romantic / Piano / Violin

Extraordinary interpretations of Schubert's C major fantasies by András Schiff, alone (on the epochal 'Wanderer-Fantasie') and with violinist Yuuko Shiokawa on the under-acknowledged Fantasy for Violin and Piano D934. Schiff: 'Schubert has such modernity -perhaps his time has only arrived now. Composers of today - like Kurtág, Ligeti, Rihm and Zender - worship Schubert. He was one of the greatest composers ever.'
Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 3-5 (2013) [SCO, Thomas Dausgaard]

Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 3-5 (2013)
Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Dausgaard

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 401 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 200 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | # BIS-SACD-1786 | Time: 01:20:58

Thomas Dausgaard's recordings with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra of three of Franz Schubert's middle symphonies are displays of authentic period practice in state-of-the-art reproduction, and it's a winning combination. The watchword here is clarity, because these symphonies are models of Classical form and precision, with orchestral writing that is utterly transparent and ideally balanced, so the music is only enhanced by the spacious multichannel recording and direct stream digital processing. The Swedish Chamber Orchestra offers pristine string sonorities, and the winds have the distinctive and slightly pungent timbres of the 18th and early 19th century instruments Schubert knew. Dausgaard's interpretations are clearheaded and meticulous, and it's obvious that his musicians respond to his cogent direction with energy and enthusiasm. BIS recorded these performances on different occasions between 2009 and 2011 in the Örebro Concert Hall in Sweden, so in spite of the breaks between sessions, there is consistently superb sound quality, thanks to the first-rate engineering team and the unchanging venue. Highly recommended.

Franz Schubert: oder die Melodie  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at Oct. 2, 2015
Franz Schubert: oder die Melodie

Hans Gál, "Franz Schubert: oder die Melodie"
German | ISBN: 3596305349 | 2015 | 204 pages | EPUB | 4 MB
Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 1-6, 8 & 9 (2004) 4CD [Staatskapelle Dresden, conducted by Sir Colin Davis]

Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 1-6, 8 & 9 (2004) 4CD Set
Staatskapelle Dresden, conducted by Sir Colin Davis

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.26 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 679 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA | # 82876 60392-2 | Time: 04:29:59

Acclaimed for his great recordings of works by Mozart and Berlioz, it is a little surprising that Sir Colin Davis is not equally hailed for his superb renditions of Schubert's symphonies, a repertoire for which this conductor's blending of Classical elegance and Romantic passion is perfectly suited. Previously released as a box set in 1996, this RCA Complete Collection reveals Davis as a masterful interpreter of Schubert's unique uses of symphonic form; and his performances have real momentum and coherence, the two qualities that hold these symphonies together. Davis' sense of trajectory is plainly evident in the first six symphonies, which adhere to Classical models and depend on forward motion and clear structures to convey the unity of their movements. But propulsion is even more critical in the more expansive frameworks of the Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished," and the Symphony No. 9, "The Great".