Hackbrett Ensemble Vellauer Musikanten

Crawford Young & Ferrara Ensemble - Walter Frye: Northerne Wynde (2002)

Crawford Young & Ferrara Ensemble - Walter Frye: Northerne Wynde (2002)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 290 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 171 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Classical, Vocal | Label: Marc Aurel Edition, MA 20018 | 2002 | 01:05:41

As far as is known, Frye was an Englishman who may never have left England; one thinks of him as a 'northerne' musician. His music is 'wynd' music, that is, texted and thus conceived to be sung, sounded by means of the breath. The title of this CD also refers to an early-fourteenth-century poem "Blou, northerne wynd, send thou me my suetyng", beautifully set to music and sung by John Fleagle (1952-1999), who also performed Frye's music, and whose spirit will always live in our remembrance. –Crawford Young
Havelländer Musikanten - Reisen in Deutschland: Märkische Heide (2000)

Havelländer Musikanten - Reisen in Deutschland: Märkische Heide (2000)
Volksmusik/Folklore | MP3 320 kbps | 43:12 | 100 MB

Traditional German songs from the area of Märkische Heide performed by the folklore group Havelländer Musikanten. Great classical vocal technique and instrumentation, sweet and lively melodies !
L'Amaltea Instrumental Ensemble, Romano Vettori - Lodovico Viadana: Vespri perl'Assunzione della Beata Vergine (1993)

L'Amaltea Instrumental Ensemble, Romano Vettori - Lodovico Viadana: Vespri perl'Assunzione della Beata Vergine (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 70:40 | 343 MB
Genre: Classical, Sacred | Label: Fone | Catalog: CD92F08

Modern scholars began to investigate possible links between polychoral techniques and the practice of spatial positioning of performaers after realizing the extent to which composers in the 1600s were influenced by the architectural spaces they were coposing for, and by the concept of space in terms of an actual physical dimension whose every detail they could explore and relate to.
Stephen Rice & The Brabant Ensemble - Brumel: Missa de beata virgine & Motets (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Stephen Rice & The Brabant Ensemble - Brumel: Missa de beata virgine & Motets (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 63:50 minutes | 1.01 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The Brabant Ensemble continues its exploration of hidden gems of the Renaissance with an album of music by Antoine Brumel, famous for his ‘Earthquake’ Mass but otherwise barely known today. Conductor Stephen Rice has assembled an intriguing collection of works including the Missa de beata virgine, a work suffused with plainsong but in which the voices are used almost percussively, making rhythm the driving force of the piece. The Christmas motet Nato canunt omnia is one of the most remarkable musical works of the period.
Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard - Polyphonies oubliées (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/44.1]

Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard & Maitrise de Toulouse - Polyphonies oubliées (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 107:16 minutes | 1.02 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

From the Middle Ages until the nineteenth century, plainchant was sung polyphonically all over Europe - in a great variety of ways. It is no exaggeration to say that for centuries it epitomized the sound of church music for congregations. Fauxbourdon was a means of solemnizing the Divine Office by embellishing the plainchant melody. This double CD featuring Dominique Vellard and the Ensemble Gilles Binchois offers a selection of this music that reflects the variety and diversity of four centuries of French polyphonic plainchant.
ARC Ensemble - Jerzy Fitelberg: String Quartets, Serenade, Sonatine, Nachtmusik (2015)

ARC Ensemble - Jerzy Fitelberg: String Quartets, Serenade, Sonatine, Nachtmusik (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 60:38 | 273 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 10877

The ARC Ensemble (Artists of the Royal Conservatory, Toronto) presents a handful of world premiere recordings on this 2016 release in Chandos' Music in Exile series, focusing on the neglected music of Polish-American composer Jerzy Fitelberg. Once praised by Aaron Copland and Arthur Rubinstein for his cosmopolitan music, and honored with prestigious awards from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation and the Koussevitsky Foundation, Fitelberg was all but forgotten after his death in 1951, due in part because his musical and cultural milieu had been left behind in Europe.
Schubert Ensemble - Enescu: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (2011) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Schubert Ensemble - Enescu: Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 (2011)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 66:54 minutes | 1.11 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

George Enescu was an extraordinarily gifted and well-rounded musician: a virtuoso violinist, a world-class conductor, an outstanding pianist, cellist, and organist – even a fine baritone. He was hugely admired by many great musicians of his time, including the cellist and conductor Pablo Casals who described him as ‘the greatest musical phenomenon since Mozart’.
United Continuo Ensemble & Thomas C. Boysen - Caldara: Motetti a due e tre voci, Op. 4 (2017)

United Continuo Ensemble & Thomas C. Boysen - Caldara: Motetti a due e tre voci, Op. 4
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 58:55 min | 136 MB
Label: Pan Classics | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 2017

A printed version of the Motets for 2 or 3 voices Op. 4 was published in Bologna in 1715. Although Caldara was at this time still in the services of Marquis Ruspoli, he dedicated this collection to Cardinal Ottoboni who had gained a wide-ranging reputation as a patron of music during the previous decades. Caldara was appointed as imperial assistant music director in Vienna in 1716. As the favourite composer of Charles VI, Caldara was entrusted with the regular production of music for representative events at the imperial court for the remainder of his life.
Ayako Hosokawa & Shota Osabe Jazz Ensemble - I Touch The Stars (2001) [Reissue 2003] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Ayako Hosokawa & Shota Osabe Jazz Ensemble - I Touch The Stars (2001) [Reissue 2003]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 47:18 minutes | Covers included | 1,48 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Covers included | 975 MB
Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble - The Moment's Energy (2009/2016) [Official Digital Download]

Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble - The Moment's Energy (2009/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 67:04 minutes | 767 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Award-winning soprano saxophonist Evan Parker’s pioneering work with his Electro-Acoustic Ensemble has effectively established a model for a new kind of improvising chamber orchestra, creating fresh colours from the blending and contrasting of acoustic instruments and live electronics. The latest edition of the group heard on this album expands the horizons still further: with more acoustic instruments in the mix, the group now embraces both the ancient and the modern.