Vst Harpsichord

Versilian Studios Harpsichord KONTAKT VST AU  Software

Posted by orientazure at May 7, 2016
Versilian Studios Harpsichord KONTAKT VST AU

Versilian Studios Harpsichord
KONTAKT: 128 Mb | WiN VST: 255 Mb | OSX AU: 260 Mb

Harpsichords are a form of keyboard instrument with a history as far back as the Renaissance, predating the modern piano by several hundred years. The only problem with the design of the harpsichord was that it lacks the ability to create dynamics naturally. Instead, different stops must be used to achieve different timbres and volumes, like on organs.

Michele Benuzzi - Johann Wilhelm Hassler: Harpsichord Music (2012)  Music

Posted by Designol at Sept. 16, 2016
Michele Benuzzi - Johann Wilhelm Hassler: Harpsichord Music (2012)

Michele Benuzzi - Johann Wilhelm Hässler: Harpsichord Music (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 442 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | # 94293 | Time: 01:07:42

Johann Wilhelm Hässler was a great and famous keyboard virtuoso in the second half of the 18th century. His style forms a bridge between the Baroque and the early Classical era, a period of “Sturm und Drang”, highly virtuosic and extravagant in its expression of feelings and character. Harpsichordist Michele Benuzzi undertook thorough research into this music, some of which was formerly attributed to Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, before he prepared the present edition, as well as writing the extremely informative liner notes. Played on a magnificent historic 18th century instrument from the Russell Collection in Edinburgh. New Premiere Recording.
Scarlatti: Sonatas Played On Harpsichord, Piano, Guitar, Harp, Accordion (2013)

Scarlatti: Sonatas Played On Harpsichord, Piano, Guitar, Harp, Accordion (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1.3 GB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 766 MB | 5 CDs | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 94613

Baroque powerhouse Domenico Scarlatti – son of the great Alessandro Scarlatti and born in 1685, the same year as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Friderich Handel – wrote an enormous 555 keyboard sonatas. These were mostly to be performed on the harpsichord, although several sources suggest that he may have also written some for the fortepiano at the Spanish court, where he was employed from 1733. The universal appeal of these sonatas – containing Scarlatti’s trademark influence of Iberian folk music and dances – is such that they have been pushed beyond the boundaries of the intended instrument, and thus the recording also boasts performances of selected sonatas on the harp and accordion, bringing these wonderful sonatas into the 21st century.

Ilario Gregoletto - Galuppi: Sonatas For Harpsichord (2012)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Feb. 1, 2015
Ilario Gregoletto - Galuppi: Sonatas For Harpsichord (2012)

Ilario Gregoletto - Galuppi: Sonatas For Harpsichord (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 4 CDs | Full Scans | 1.51 GB
Genre: Classical | Label: Newton Classics | Catalog Number: 8802112

Between 1990 and 2000 Ilario Gregoletto recorded four CDs of harpsichord sonatas by Baldassare Galuppi (1706-85) for the small Italian label Rivoalto. Newton Classics now reissues the discs together as a budget-priced set. The booklet notes are not completely clear in regard to the sonatas’ numbering, apart from mention of cataloging systems by Hedda Illy and Fausto Torrefranca. In any event, all but one of these 25 sonatas follow a three-movement scheme, and each is marvelously varied in mood and texture.

Aapo Hakkinen - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 2 (2013)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Jan. 20, 2015
Aapo Hakkinen - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 2 (2013)

Aapo Hakkinen - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 2 (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 395 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Aeolus | Catalog Number: 10067

Towards the end of his life, Johann Sebastian Bach made a second collection of concertos, these for keyboard. Around 1738 he put this together, possibly as a way of publicizing his work with the Leipzig Collegium , or possibly with an eye towards publishing them. The six works are all somewhat eclectic since they seem to have been transcriptions of works for other instruments, as the informative booklet notes by soloist Aapo Häkkinen state. There are other sources in the Bach archives, so how he put them together can more or less be traced, and in recording these, Häkkinen and his Helsinki Baroque Orchestra have decided that they would be split into two volumes.

Ultimate Sound Bank Plugsound Box VST, DXi, RTAS  Software

Posted by orientazure at Oct. 28, 2009
Ultimate Sound Bank Plugsound Box VST, DXi, RTAS

Ultimate Sound Bank Plugsound Box VST, DXi, RTAS | ~ 2.93 Gb

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Christopher D. Lewis - Persichetti: Harpsichord Sonatas Nos. 1, 3, 5, 8 & 9 (2017)

Christopher D. Lewis - Persichetti: Harpsichord Sonatas Nos. 1, 3, 5, 8 & 9 (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:05:11 | 150 MB
Label: Naxos

The contribution of the American composer, teacher and pianist Vincent Persichetti to the harpsichord repertoire is unique among 20th-century composers. He wrote a diverse selection of music, including an opera and nine symphonies, while his substantial output for harpsichord offers a vivid and rich variety of expression. The ingenious contrapuntal writing alludes to baroque ornamentation while remaining firmly rooted in the contemporary idiom. Lyrical passages and technical brilliance abound with vitality and inventiveness.
Alexei Lubimov - French Harpsichord Music of the XVII Century: Louis Couperin & Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1996)

Alexei Lubimov - French Harpsichord Music of the XVII Century (1996)
Harpsichord Suites by Louis Couperin & Jean-Henri d'Anglebert

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 427 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 173 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Russian Compact Disc | # RCD19102 | Time: 01:04:38

Alexei Lubimov is a Russian pianist who also plays fortepiano and harpsichord. In his early years he studied at the Moscow Central Music School, and in 1963, entered the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied with Heinrich Neuhaus and Lew Naumov. He developed a strong interest in Baroque music and 20th century modernist works. Lubimov gave the Soviet premieres of many western compositions, including pieces by Charles Ives, Arnold Schoenberg, John Cage, Terry Riley, Pierre Boulez, and Karlheinz Stockhausen, which brought censorship from the Soviet authorities. For a number of years he was prevented from traveling outside the Soviet Union. Turning to his interest in period instruments and authentic performance practices, he founded the Moscow Baroque Quartet and co-founded the Moscow Chamber Academy with Tatiana Grindenko.
Aapo Hakkinen, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 1 (2012) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Aapo Hakkinen, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 1 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 65:27 minutes | 1.28 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

In 2012, too, there are prominent treasures to be found: Aapo Häkkinen plays Bach’s Concertos for solo harpsichord and strings – the crown jewels of the harpsichord and piano literature – on a 16’ harpsichord, that is to say, an instrument with an additional, very low sounding register. Although Bach probably used a similar harpsichord himself, this is the first recording of this cycle of works on an instrument of this kind built in a historical manner!
Aapo Hakkinen, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 2 (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Aapo Hakkinen, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra - Bach: Harpsichord Concertos, Vol. 2 (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 62:23 minutes | 1.17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

In 2012, too, there are prominent treasures to be found: Aapo Häkkinen plays Bach’s Concertos for solo harpsichord and strings – the crown jewels of the harpsichord and piano literature – on a 16’ harpsichord, that is to say, an instrument with an additional, very low sounding register. Although Bach probably used a similar harpsichord himself, this is the first recording of this cycle of works on an instrument of this kind built in a historical manner!