Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Seattle Symphony Orchestra & Thomas Dausgaard - Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (2016)

Seattle Symphony Orchestra & Thomas Dausgaard - Mahler: Symphony No. 10 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:11:49 | 166 MB
Label: Seattle Symphony Media

Written in the summer of 1910, Symphony No. 10 was Gustav Mahlers final work. At the time of the composers death, the composition was not fully orchestrated, and was unperformable. The version performed here is the Deryck Cooke final version. The Seattle Symphony performs this monumental composition under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard. On this live performance: It was impossible to be in the house and not realize that something rare and significant had taken place. (The Seattle Times)
Andrzej Panufnik - Symphony No.10 - Autumn Music - Heroic Overture - Sinfonia Sacra - Schwarz - Seattle Symphony Orchestra

Andrzej Panufnik - Symphony No.10 - Autumn Music - Heroic Overture - Sinfonia Sacra - Schwarz - Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Classical | APE, CUE & LOG | 1 CD, Covers & Booklet | 220 Mb | 1998
Seattle Symphony & Ludovic Morlot - Raskatov & Stravinsky (2014)

Seattle Symphony & Ludovic Morlot - Raskatov & Stravinsky
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d.booklet | 63:05 min | 259 MB
Label: Seattle Symphony Media - SSM1005 | Tracks: 26 | Rls.date: 2014
Classical

The Seattle Symphony has received rave reviews for the first four releases on its in-house record label from critics around the world. The label’s fifth release will be the premiere recording of Alexander Raskatov’s powerful and captivating Piano Concerto, “Night Butterflies,” performed by Tomoko Mukaiyama.
Seattle Symphony & Ludovic Morlot - Ives: New England Holidays & Orchestral Sets Nos. 1 & 2 (2017)

Seattle Symphony & Ludovic Morlot - Ives: New England Holidays & Orchestral Sets Nos. 1 & 2 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:18:06 | 179 MB
Label: Seattle Symphony Media

Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra summon a magical set of distinctly American impressions. Morlot is a sorcerer with this kind of music, finding balance between the work’s myriad events: ominous strings cast dour moods, while woodwinds interject with unanswered questions.
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult & Edmund Rubbra - Rubbra: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 (2018)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult & Edmund Rubbra - Rubbra: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 4 (2018)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:12:22 | 167 MB
Label: SOMM Recordings

History is re-claimed with two significant archive recordings, newly restored and re-mastered, by the BBC Symphony Orchestra of a master British symphonist in his early prime on Somm Céleste. The first appearance on disc of Edmund Rubbra conducting the wartime premiere of his own Fourth Symphony (taken from an off-air recording of the live broadcast) is coupled with a live 1954 BBC radio broadcast – considered ‘quite stupendous’ by the composer – of the Second Symphony conducted by the work’s dedicatee, Sir Adrian Boult. On the strength of his first four symphonies, the musicologist and composer Arthur Hutchings described Rubbra as ‘first and foremost, a symphonist’.
Gertruda Jerjomenko, Māris Kupčs & Liepaja Symphony Orchestra - Bruk: Orchestral Music, Vol. 1 (2018)

Gertruda Jerjomenko, Māris Kupčs & Liepaja Symphony Orchestra - Bruk: Orchestral Music, Vol. 1 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 195 MB
Label: Toccata Classics | Tracks:11 | Time: 57:52 min

Fridrich Bruk born in Kharkov in 1937 and a Finnish resident since 1974 made his name as a composer of tangos. But the heart of his music lies in a series of eighteen symphonies, which have a strong narrative element, some reflecting Jewish themes, others inspired by Karelia and Finland. Symphony No. 17, Joy of Life (which Bruk also calls a Concerto-Symphony for Orchestra and Piano),has an autobiographical programme charting, in abstract terms, Bruks surmounting of the obstacles fate put in his path.
Matthew Sharp, English Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Woods - Hans Gál: Concertino for Cello and Strings (2018) [24/88]

Matthew Sharp, English Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Woods - Hans Gál: Concertino for Cello and Strings (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 67:55 minutes | 1.15 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Bringing to light another of Hans Gál’s gorgeously melodic and finely crafted scores, AVIE presents the world premiere recording of the Austrian émigré’s Concertino for Cello and String Orchestra with Matthew Sharp supported by Gál aficionado Kenneth Woods conducting the English Symphony Orchestra. Gál’s compositional output was vast, varied and consistent, from his early success in 1920’s Germany, through internment during World War II, to his days in Edinburgh where he settled, became a respected academic and lived out his long life. His vivacious Cello Concertino was written in 1965, when he was 75 years old. The two spirited solo cello works were among his last, written at the age of 92.
Matthew Sharp, English Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Woods - Hans Gál: Concertino for Cello and Strings (2018)

Matthew Sharp, English Symphony Orchestra & Kenneth Woods - Hans Gál: Concertino for Cello and Strings (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 343 MB
Label: Avie Records | Tracks: 10 | Time: 67:55 min

Bringing to light another of Hans Gál’s gorgeously melodic and finely crafted scores, AVIE presents the world premiere recording of the Austrian émigré’s Concertino for Cello and String Orchestra with Matthew Sharp supported by Gál aficionado Kenneth Woods conducting the English Symphony Orchestra. Gál’s compositional output was vast, varied and consistent, from his early success in 1920’s Germany, through internment during World War II, to his days in Edinburgh where he settled, became a respected academic and lived out his long life. His vivacious Cello Concertino was written in 1965, when he was 75 years old. The two spirited solo cello works were among his last, written at the age of 92.
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis - Berlioz: Harold en Italie (2003)

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis - Berlioz: Harold en Italie (2003)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 52:11 | 225 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: LSO Live | Catalog: LS00040

Colin Davis is arguably the finest Berlioz conductor in the world; both of his recordings of Les Troyens are magnificent and elsewhere he's rarely bettered. His winning streak continues with this live performance with the LSO of Harold in Italy and the ballet music from Troyens. Tabea Zimmermann's solo viola is as grand, brilliantly flavorful, and picturesque as the LSO's playing; and the entire performance swift and rhythmically propulsive is simply fantastic.
National Symphony Orchestra, Howard Mitchell - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (1959/2016) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

National Symphony Orchestra, Howard Mitchell - Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (1959/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 44:05 minutes | 1.54 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

1959 Record with 'New Orthophonic' recording. Howard Mitchell, Conductor National Symphony Orchestra So many composers seem to hit their stride with a 5th symphony that is considered outstanding. This is true of Shostakovich. The art work on the front has a very interesting painting by Joseph Hirsch, a well known painter from the 30s and 40s. A close up version of Shostakovich's face composed of jewel-like facets echoing the artistic complexity of the music.