Sibelius Serenade

Orchestre d'Auvergne & Roberto Forés Veses - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Orchestre d'Auvergne & Roberto Forés Veses - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 59:05 minutes | 0.97 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Founded in 1981, the Orchestre d'Auvergne is a string ensemble whose excellence is recognized well beyond European borders. Led by Roberto Forés Veses since 2012, they occupy a special place in the French musical landscape. This thrilling recording from Aparté pairs Tchaikovsky's Serenade with an orchestral arrangement of Sibelius's String Quartet „Voces Intimae.“

Roberto Fores Veses - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 19, 2017
Roberto Fores Veses - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius (2017)

Roberto Fores Veses - Tchaikovsky & Sibelius
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 59:05 min | 270 MB
Label: Aparte | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017

Founded in 1981, the Orchestre d'Auvergne is a string ensemble whose excellence is recognised well beyond European borders. Led by Roberto Forés Veses since 2012, they occupy a special place in the French musical landscape. This new recording from Aparté pairs Tchaikovsky's Serenade with an orchestral arrangement of Sibelius's String Quartet 'Voces Intimae'.
Sir Thomas Beecham & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Ascona, 1957: Beethoven, Handel, Delius, Sibelius (2000)

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No.7; George Frideric Handel - Love in Bath: Ballet Suite
Frederick Delius - A Village Romeo and Juliet; Jean Sibelius - Alla marcia da: Karelia Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 323 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: AURA | # AUR 142-2 ADD | Time: 01:11:54

Beethoven reputedly wasn't Beecham's favorite composer, but you wouldn't know it from this performance; it's exceedingly well conceived, highly energetic, and has that unique Beecham sparkle to it. The fillers also are delightful. All recorded in Ascona, Switzerland in 1957.
Baiba Skride - Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto, 2 Serenades; Carl Nielsen: Violin Concerto (2015)

Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto, 2 Serenades; Carl Nielsen - Violin Concerto (2015) 2CD
Baiba Skride, violin; Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 346 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 234 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Orfeo | # C 896 152 A | Time: 01:26:32

Born into a musical Latvian family violinist Baiba Skride won First Prize at the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition, held annually in Belgium. Ms. Skride’s natural approach to her music making has endeared her to some of today’s most important conductors and orchestras. Following her debut at the BBC Proms with the Oslo Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko playing the Szymanowski Concerto No. 1, The Times noted, ‘Latvian violinist Baiba Skride sailed over the orchestra with long lines of melody, silver and sweet.’ She was immediately re-invited, and at the 2014 Proms played the Stravinsky Concerto with the BBC Symphony and Ed Gardner. Baiba Skride debut recording with Orfeo of the Szymanowski Concertos and Myths was nominated for the 2015 BBC Music Magazine Awards in the Concerto section. For her Orfeo CD follow up she has recorded two Scandinavian violin concertos truly exciting, fresh and innovative – Jean Sibelius’s well-loved concerto and Carl Nielsen’s unjustly neglected companion work – with the Tampere Philharmonic and conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali.

Jean Sibelius - Orchestral Works (1997) 2CD [Paavo Berglund]  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 13, 2015
Jean Sibelius - Orchestral Works (1997) 2CD [Paavo Berglund]

Jean Sibelius - Orchestral Works (1997) 2CD
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Paavo Berglund, conductor; Taru Valjakka, soprano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 659 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 386 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI | # 7243 5 69773 2 7 | Time: 02:33:33

This double CD from EMI features the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra conducted by their Finnish principal conductor at the time (1970s), Paavo Berglund. It doesn't have to be that a conductor originates from the same country as the composer whose works he or she is conducting, but it often happens that this combination seems to produce performances of greatest sensitivity. So it is here, as Berglund conducts 10 works by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The discs include quite familiar works like En Saga, one of Sibelius' first compositions when he was in his late 20s. We also have Pohjola's Daughter, The Bard and two of the four Lemminkäinen Legends, and a beautiful version of Luonnotar sung by the Finnish soprano Taru Valjakka. The rest of the discs is made up of less frequently heard pieces. We have the five-movement suite from the incidental music Sibelius wrote for Adolf Paul's play King Christian II (1898); the Spring Song (Vårsång) of 1894; the suite of incidental music from Maeterlinck's Pelleas and Melisande.

Jean Sibelius: The Complete Sibelius Edition 68 CD Box Set (2011)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at May 30, 2015
Jean Sibelius: The Complete Sibelius Edition 68 CD Box Set (2011)

Jean Sibelius: The Complete Sibelius Edition 68 CD Box Set (2011)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 11,31 Gb
Label: BIS Records | Release Year: 2011

In 2007, the 50th anniversary of Sibelius’s death, BIS begins the release of a 13-volume edition of all the music that the great master ever created – from the symphonies and tone poems to chamber works and songs. As well as the published works, the edition includes rare original versions and world première recordings of works from his youth – material which to a large extent is unique to BIS. The edition – a grand total of some 65 discs – contains previously released as well as new material, in volumes of 4-6 discs sorted by genre.
Christian Tetzlaff - Sibelius: The Complete Works For Violin and Orchestra (2002)

Christian Tetzlaff - Sibelius: The Complete Works For Violin and Orchestra (2002)
Danish National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Dausgaard

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 380 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 227 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Virgin | # 7243 5 45534 2 4 | Time: 01:18:45

The Violin Concerto is the reason you want to buy this album, but the "filler" is quite intriguing. Christian Tetzlaff plays the Concerto (Opus 47) with great intensity. If Thomas Dausgard with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra doesnt' quite match him, they don't pull him down either. The recording is wide ranging and well detailed.
Stenhammar - Serenade & Excelsior (2014) [Official Digital Download - 24bit/96kHz]

Stenhammar - Serenade & Excelsior (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | 1 CD | Digital Booklet | 1.01 GB
Genre: Classical | Official Digital Download - Source: eClassical

‘Finland has Sibelius, Norway has Grieg and Denmark Nielsen – so what about Sweden?’ This question, often put to Swedish musicians and music-lovers, is one that has no simple answer. Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927), a personal friend of both Sibelius and Nielsen, would seem to be the obvious candidate – but when his name is suggested the usual reaction is ‘Stenhammar who?’

Jean Sibelius - Sibelius Edition, Vol. 6 - Violin and Piano  Music

Posted by tapaz9 at June 26, 2012
Jean Sibelius - Sibelius Edition, Vol. 6 - Violin and Piano

Jean Sibelius - Sibelius Edition, Vol. 6 - Violin and Piano
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 5 Cd, Cover+Booklet | 1.76 Gb
Label: BIS - Date: 2008

Finland's Jean Sibelius is perhaps the most important composer associated with nationalism in music and one of the most influential in the development of the symphony and symphonic poem. But he wrote also a lot of chamber music. This 6th volume of the complete BIS-edition of his works concentrates on works for Violin and Piano.
Thomas Søndergård, BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Sibelius: Symphonies 1 & 6 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Thomas Søndergård, BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Sibelius: Symphonies 1 & 6 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 66:43 minutes | 1.11 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Their recording debut, Symphonies 2 & 7, revealed Søndergård to have a profound understanding of the great Finnish composer. Sibelius has been a major feature of Søndergård's relationship with the BBC NOW since their debut eight years ago; their widely acclaimed Proms performance of the symphonies was a highlight.