Unfinished Piano

Glenn Gould - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3 & 15 (1980/2015)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 14, 2016
Glenn Gould - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3 & 15 (1980/2015)

Glenn Gould - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3 & 15
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 95:51 min | 816 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Columbia, Sony Music Ent. | Tracks: 16 | Rls.date: 1980/2015

Among the projects that Columbia had arranged with Gould were the complete recordings of Bach’s solo keyboard works and the Beethoven sonatas. Both were to remain unfinished. Long after becoming a concert drop-out, Gould now planned to become a “record drop-out”: “My contract with CBS runs a bit beyond my 50th year. After that, there is going to be a major change of gears, much as there was twenty years ago.”
Klaviertrio Amsterdam - Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trios (2000) Reissue 2010

Klaviertrio Amsterdam - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Piano Trios (2000) Reissue 2010
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 248 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 149 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 94039 | Time: 00:54:48

In 1832 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47) wrote to his sister Fanny that is what about time he wrote some ‘good trios’. He had already started but left unfinished a trio for piano, violin and viola, and started the D minor trio shortly after, completing it in 1839. Mendelssohn’s friend the composer-pianist Ferdinand Hiller advised him after the completion to make several revisions to make the work sound as up to date as possible – Hiller, was a pupil of Hummel was a keen supporter of Berlioz and Liszt. The result is a work of perfect proportions, with a brilliant piano part, skilful counterpoint and a wonderful blend of classical poise and romantic passion. Schumann reviewing the Leipzig premiere on 1840 commented that the trio was a masterpiece that would ‘bring joy to our children and grandchildren’. The 2nd trio is dedicated to the great German violinist and composer Louis Spohr.

Unfinished Piece For The Player Piano (1977)  

Posted by Efgrapha at Oct. 27, 2014
Unfinished Piece For The Player Piano (1977)

Неоконченная пьеса для механического пианино / Neokonchennaya pyesa dlya mekhanicheskogo pianino (1977)
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | PAL, 4:3 (720x576) VBR | 01:37:12 | 8.04 Gb
Audio: Russian AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | Subs: Russian, English, French, German, Dutch,
Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew
Genre: Psychological Drama, Romantic Drama

A dacha is a summer home for Russians, away from the hurly-burly of the city, and can be as primitive as a cabin or as elaborate as a palace. A much-favored place for gatherings of intellectuals, dachas are a favored literary setting. In this film, adapted by Nikita Mikhailkov from Anton Chekhov's first play and some of his other works, the schoolteacher Platonov (Alexander Kalyagin) has come with his wife to spend a summer weekend at a friend's dacha. Among the other guests there, he meets his former lady-love Sophia (Elena Solovei), who is now married to another. Even though he thought he had recovered from his disappointed affection for her, he finds that this is not so for at least two reasons. First, she only recently got married; secondly, she is married to an idiot. Nostalgia spurs them to investigate their affection for one another, but eventually, as they remember their stations in life, their old love does not seem so important.
Neokonchennaya pyesa dlya mekhanicheskogo pianino / An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)

Neokonchennaya pyesa dlya mekhanicheskogo pianino / An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
DVDRip | AVI/Xvid ~1557 kbps avg | 1Hr 37Mins | 29.970 fps | 512x384 | 1.37 GB
Audio: Russian | AC3 6 Ch 448 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama | Director: Nikita Mikhalkov

Early in the 20th century, family and friends gather at the country estate of a general's widow, Anna Petrovna. Sofia, the new wife of Anna's step-son, recognizes Misha, the brother-in-law of one of the widow's admirers: a few years before, they had been idealistic lovers and now she can't believe he has settled for a dim wife and a job as a teacher. Amidst parlor games and idle talk of women's rights and peasants' capabilities, Sofia and Misha rekindle their love. Will they flaunt convention, abandon families, and run away to pursue lost dreams? Rescue comes from an unexpected place.
Guillaume Lekeu : Piano Trio - Piano Quartet (unfinished) - Spiller Trio - Oscar Lysy

Guillaume Lekeu : Piano Trio - Piano Quartet (unfinished) - Spiller Trio - Oscar Lysy
Unknown Rip | APE tracks (No Cue+No Log) | Complete Scans | 70 min. | 257 MB
19th Century Music | Chamber Music | ARTS 47567-2 | 1999

Jean-Joseph-Nicolas-Guillaume Lekeu, belgian composer (Heusy, Verviers, january 20, 1870 - Angers, january 21, 1894).
In early age he studied with the village organist, then in Poitiers (where his family lived from 1879). He started to compose music in 1885. From 1888, when he lived in Paris with his family, he studied with G.Vallin and, in 1889, with the great composer and organist César Franck. At the death of Franck, in 1890, he started to take lessons from Vincent D'Indy. He won the second prize of the Prix the Rome in 1891 with the Andromède cantata. He died at the age of 24, caused by typhus.
David Oistrakh, Lev Oborin & Svyatoslav Knushevitzky - David Oistrakh Plays Piano Trios Vol. 2 (2016)

David Oistrakh, Lev Oborin & Svyatoslav Knushevitzky - David Oistrakh Plays Piano Trios Vol. 2 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:44:47 | 252 MB
Label: Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

David Oistrakh is considered the premiere violinist of the mid-twentieth century Soviet Union. His recorded legacy includes nearly the entire standard violin repertory up to and including Prokofiev and Bartok. In year 2008 it is going to be 100 years sinse he was born. Exept for beeing a fantastic violinist he was a gifted teacher, great conductor and a wonderful viola-player.
Ralph van Raat - Gavin Bryars: Piano Concerto (The Solway Canal); After Handel’s Vesper; Ramble On Cortona (2011)

Gavin Bryars - Piano Concerto (The Solway Canal); After Handel’s Vesper; Ramble On Cortona (2011)
Ralph van Raat, piano; Cappella Amsterdam, Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, Otto Tausk

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 216 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 152 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Contemporary Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.572570 | Time: 00:52:39

The emotional content, lyricism and direct appeal of Gavin Bryars’s music are unique, reflecting a contemporary composer’s absorption and transformation of several centuries of musical craftsmanship in order to reflect his, and our, own epoch. Originally written for harpsichord, After Handel’s Vesper is a strong illustration of Bryars’s post-minimal interests in early music repertoire. Ramble on Cortona, derived from 13th-century music, makes expressive use of the piano’s resonant qualities, while in the highly-coloured, almost impressionistic The Solway Canal, landscapes pass by as if in a dream.

Blank and Jones - Silent Piano (Songs for Sleeping) (2016)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Dec. 2, 2016
Blank and Jones - Silent Piano (Songs for Sleeping) (2016)

Blank and Jones - Silent Piano (Songs for Sleeping) (2016)
Instrumental, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:59:18 | 136 MB
Label: Soundcolours | Release Year: 2016

Discover Blank & Jones classics in Solo Piano interpretations by Marcus Loeber calm down, relax, chill, or even fall asleep to this wonderful & intimate music! Their sound evolved with the years and so did their Worldwide success. To date they released 11 artist albums, which all charted in the sales charts and cover such various styles like Ambient, Lounge, and Dance Music. Their great variety is also proved by the highly acclaimed compilations which pays tribute to the original club mixes of the 80s or Milchbar where they bring the listener new soundscapes of downbeat. They also served the dance audience with records like The Logic of Pleasure and launched a popular eighties mix series. In 2016, they staged a sound installation at the Gamescom in Cologne Cathedral, which was also to be heard on the album DOM.
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos (2015) 2CDs

Johannes Brahms: The Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (2015) 2CDs
Daniel Barenboim, piano; Staatskapelle Berlin; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 415 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:42:06
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 479 4899 GH2

The old model for creating a hit classical recording – big-name soloist plus big-name conductor in major repertory work – is not so common anymore, but this live Brahms recording from the Staatskapelle Berlin under Venezuela's Gustavo Dudamel, with Argentine-Israeli-Palestinian-Spanish pianist Daniel Barenboim as soloist, shows that there's life in the concept yet. One could point to the virtues of pianist and conductor separately: it's a rare septuagenarian who can combine power and clear articulation of detail the way Barenboim does, and Dudamel builds a vast sweep in, especially, the Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15. But it's the way that the two work together that really makes news. Chalk it up to shared South American heritage or to whatever the listener wants, but the way the orchestra and piano define separate spheres and work them together is extraordinary. Again, it is in the Piano Concerto No. 1 and its Beethovenian drama that their mutual understanding is most evident, but there is a sense of great variety powerfully unified throughout.

Edward Shanaphy, "Piano Stylings of the Great Standards", Vol 1  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Nov. 30, 2016
Edward Shanaphy, "Piano Stylings of the Great Standards", Vol 1

Edward Shanaphy, "Piano Stylings of the Great Standards", Vol 1
Ekay Music | 2003 | ISBN: 1843286181 | English | PDF | 104 pages | 91.7 MB

'Piano Stylings of the Great Standards' is a series of books created for the pianist who longs to play the best-loved and most important songs of the popular genre in very special and elegant musical settings. The arrangements are represented in varying styles, written and influenced by the many great pianists who, over the years, have helped to shape popular piano performance…