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Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet - Landfall (2018)

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Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet - Landfall (2018)

Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet - Landfall (2018)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:53 | 160 Mb
Modern Classical, Avantgarde | Label: Nonesuch Records, WEA International

Hurricane Sandy was a horrific natural disaster that no one would care to relive, except perhaps for the brilliant polymath Laurie Anderson. In Landfall, her 70-minute multimedia piece featuring the Kronos Quartet, she doesn't revisit the storm so much as ruminate – sometimes with dry wit – on the idea of how we handle loss. With a dream-like blend of electronics, acoustic instruments, high-tech software and voice overs, she searches for meaning in the mystery of it all.

Art Of Noise - At The End Of A Century (2015) {2CD+DVD9 PAL - Salvo SALVOSVX029}

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Art Of Noise - At The End Of A Century (2015) {2CD+DVD9 PAL - Salvo SALVOSVX029}

Art Of Noise - At The End Of A Century (2015) {2CD+DVD9 PAL - Salvo SALVOSVX029}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 822 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 342 Mb
DVD9 -> 7.37 Gb | All Regions | PAL 16:9 | Dolby AC3, 2 ch | ~ 228 min | ISO Image
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 164 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Salvo / ZTT / Union Square | SALVOSVX029 | Element Series - 37
Electronic / Leftfield / Abstract / Modern Classical / Experimental

This collection compiles music and films by Art of Noise from the period 1995 to 2000, and is mostly comprised of previously unreleased material, including the album 'balance - music for the eye' and the Producer's Cut of 'The Seduction of Claude Debussy' on CD, and two unreleased complete concerts on the DVD, filmed in London at Coexistence studio and Shepherds Bush Empire in 2000.

Frank Zappa - Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984) {Zappa Records UE Edition 0238692 rel 2012}

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Frank Zappa - Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984) {Zappa Records UE Edition 0238692 rel 2012}

Frank Zappa - Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger (1984) {Zappa Records UE Edition 0238692 rel 2012}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 175 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 88 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 128 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1984, 2012 Zappa Records / Universal Music / ZFT | 0238692 / ZR 3869
Classical / Avant-Garde / Modern Composition / Orchestral / Synclavier

Official Release #39. Having recorded some works with a large orchestra in January 1983, in January 1984, Frank Zappa arranged for some of his chamber works to be performed by Pierre Boulez's Ensemble InterContemporain, a 16-piece group. "The Perfect Stranger," "Naval Aviation In Art?," and "Dupree's Paradise" were given this treatment, and the four remaining tracks are the product of Zappa's music synthesizer, the Synclavier. As usual, Zappa's "serious" works are rhythmically interesting and make for challenging listening.

David Darling - Cello (1992) (Repost)

Posted By: tirexiss
David Darling - Cello (1992) (Repost)

David Darling - Cello (1992)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 44:09 | 175 MB
Genre: Contemporary Jazz, New Age, Neoсlassical | Label: ECM | Catalog: 1464

David Darling succeeds in the presentation of his solo works (more compositions than improvisations, i guess): Darkwood 1 is much like the overture to a classical composition. In fact, the album starts on a mood that recalls the eerie pastoral response typical of the finest classical/folk works from Scandinavia or England. The sonic crossroads of "Cello" build bridges between different styles of music folk, classical, jazz and world music.

John Zorn - The Hermetic Organ vol. 4 - St. Bart's, NYC (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8340}

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John Zorn - The Hermetic Organ vol. 4 - St. Bart's, NYC (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8340}

John Zorn - The Hermetic Organ vol. 4 - St. Bart's, NYC (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8340}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 179 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 92 Mb | Artwork
© 2016 Tzadik | TZ 8340 | Tzadik Archival Series
Classical / Avant-Garde / Jazz / Improvisation / Organ

Drawing upon traditions as varied as Messiaen, Xenakis, Ligeti, Bach, Tournemire, Ives, Korla Pandit and The Phantom of the Opera, Zorn’s organ improvisations are transcendent, inspiring, ecstatic experiences, offering a direct line to the workings of his rich compositional imagination. Recorded at midnight on the eve of Halloween on the largest organ in New York City, Zorn approaches this performance as ritual, creating a mysterious mood of contrasts, colors, bells, drones, counterpoint and simultaneity. This fourth volume documenting Zorn’s legendary organ recitals presents organ improvisation at its most surprising, extreme and sublime.

Kronos Quartet - Bob Ostertag: All the Rage (1992) (Repost)

Posted By: tirexiss
Kronos Quartet - Bob Ostertag: All the Rage (1992) (Repost)

Kronos Quartet - Bob Ostertag: All the Rage (1992)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 16:15 | 106 MB
Genre: Modern Classical | Label: Nonesuch | Catalog: 7559793322

This stirring release was written by acclaimed composer/sampler artist Bob Ostertag, and performed alongside the Kronos Quartet. A stark response to the AIDS epidemic (with the proceeds of all sales of this disc going to AIDS research), the quartet follows an opening sing-spiel narrative before diving into a section of Ostertag's cut-up loops of crowds cheering, and intense string work from the quartet.

Pierre-Laurent Aimard: The Warner Recordings (2012) 6 CD Box Set [Repost]

Posted By: Designol
Pierre-Laurent Aimard: The Warner Recordings (2012) 6 CD Box Set [Repost]

Pierre-Laurent Aimard: The Warner Recordings (2012) 6 CD Box Set
Debussy, Ravel, Boulez, Berg, Ives, Messiaen, Ligeti, Carter, Beethoven, Liszt

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.2 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 978 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Warner Classics | # 2564 66044-8 | Time: 07:03:59

Released between 1991 and 2005, the selections in The Warner Recordings encapsulate the period when Pierre-Laurent Aimard was signed to Erato and Teldec, performing mostly 20th-century fare and some music from the 19th century. Aimard is famous for his contributions to the modernist catalog, and his performances of works by Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter, György Ligeti, and Olivier Messiaen are regarded as scrupulously executed and authoritatively interpreted. Aimard also recorded early 20th century pieces by Charles Ives, Alban Berg, Maurice Ravel, and Claude Debussy, as well as Romantic masterpieces of Beethoven and Liszt. A pianist's pianist, Aimard is well-rounded in his repertoire and a true master of keyboard technique, yet he has received considerably less fanfare than many of his flashier colleagues. Yet connoisseurs of piano recordings know that Aimard is indispensible, especially for his special feeling for French music, and his recordings are important documents that serious students and newcomers should appreciate.

Juilliard String Quartet, Christopher Oldfather - Elliott Carter: The Four String Quartets, Duo For Violin and Piano (1991) 2CD

Posted By: Designol
Juilliard String Quartet, Christopher Oldfather - Elliott Carter: The Four String Quartets, Duo For Violin and Piano (1991) 2CD

Elliott Carter: The Four String Quartets, Duo For Violin and Piano (1991) 2CDs
Juilliard String Quartet; Christopher Oldfather, piano

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 603 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 330 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Contemporary, Avant-Garde | Label: Sony Classical | # S2K 47229 | 02:16:59

These quartets are Juilliard specialties, and anyone wanting to hear this music played with a near ideal combination of virtuosity and humanity need look no further. Carter's quartets are not for the musically faint of heart: they are uncompromisingly thorny, intricate pieces that require lots of intense, dedicated listening. Very few people doubt their seriousness–or even their claims to musical greatness–but just as few people enjoy listening to them. Perhaps this spectacular set will encourage the adventurous to give them a shot. They're worth the time.

Mario Diaz de Leon - Sanctuary (2017)

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Mario Diaz de Leon - Sanctuary (2017)

Mario Diaz de Leon - Sanctuary (2017)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, d. booklet | 198 MB
Label: Denovali Records – den284 | Tracks: 06 | Time: 40:10 min
Modern Classical, Avant-Garde, Ambient

Performed by the brilliant TAK Ensemble, “Sanctuary” is a ritualistic masterwork of modern classical music, combining acoustic and electronic elements with visionary intensity.

Art Zoyd - Armageddon: Opérette Pour Robots (2012)

Posted By: popsakov
Art Zoyd - Armageddon: Opérette Pour Robots (2012)

Art Zoyd - Armageddon: Opérette Pour Robots (2012)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 323 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 130 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 435 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Opera, Avant-Prog, Electronic, Experimental, Stage & Screen | In-Possible Records #AZ 2012

Art Zoyd is a French band formed in 1969, mixing free jazz, progressive rock and avant-garde electronica. Like other members of the Rock in Opposition movement, Art Zoyd fuses progressive rock and jazz with contemporary classical music. Like fellow RIO member Univers Zero, they are also influenced by French Zeuhl bands such as Magma. Today, Art Zoyd is best described as an electronic music group and works primarily for film and ballet. Gérard Hourbette assures the artistic direction while working occasionally with other composers/performers: Kasper T. Toeplitz, Carl Faia, André Serre-Milan, etc.

Art Zoyd - Eyecatcher: L’Homme à la Caméra (2011)

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Art Zoyd - Eyecatcher: L’Homme à la Caméra (2011)

Art Zoyd - Eyecatcher: L’Homme à la Caméra (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 624 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 276 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 189 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Avant-Prog, Abstract, Electronic, Post-Modern, Stage & Screen | In-Possible Records #AZ 2011

Music for the silent film 'Man With a Movie Camera' (1929 - USSR) by Dziga Vertov, followed by 'Petite collection de rêves étranges et pièces plaisantes'. French avant-prog unit Art Zoyd formed in 1969 around the core of bassist Thierry Zaboitzeff, percussionist Jean-Pierre Soarez, and violin player Gérard Hourbette, with guitarist Rocco Fernandez, pianist Patricia Dallio, percussionist Daniel Denis (who later formed Univers Zero), and a changing lineup of half-a-dozen additional instrumentalists. In 1975, Zaboitzeff took over the group and changed its musical direction. The personnel would be narrowed to include two violins, electric bass, and trumpet, as evidenced by their debut full-length…

Pestova/Meyer Piano Duo - Karlheinz Stockhausen: Mantra (2010)

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Pestova/Meyer Piano Duo - Karlheinz Stockhausen: Mantra (2010)

Pestova/Meyer Piano Duo - Karlheinz Stockhausen: Mantra (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 67:33 | 215 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.572398

Originating in 1969 with a short melodic fragment that grew into an elaborate piece that runs well over an hour, Karlheinz Stockhausen's Mantra for two pianos and electronics is recognized as one of his major keyboard works and an example of his increasingly liberal use of serial methods. The central idea operates on many levels throughout the composition, and the organization of Stockhausen's 13-pitch series a twelve-tone row with the first note repeated at the end takes place on small and large scales, with some permutations of the motive or "mantra" extending over so much time that their relationships become imperceptible.

Gavin Bryars - A Man In A Room, Gambling (1998)

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Gavin Bryars - A Man In A Room, Gambling (1998)

Gavin Bryars - A Man In A Room, Gambling (1998)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:13:42 | 363 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Point Music | Catalog: 289 456 514-2

The five variations of the title piece find Bryars returning somewhat to the more overtly experimental, not to say whimsical, aspects of his earliest work. They take the form of brief instructions in the fine art of cardsharping, with musical accompaniment, to be broadcast over radio during unoccupied stretches of airtime.

Andy Akiho - The War Below (2018)

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Andy Akiho - The War Below (2018)

Andy Akiho - The War Below (2018)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | Tracks: 7 | 59:57 min | 137 Mb
Style: Classical, Instrumental | Label: National Sawdust

After more than 6 years, Rome prize-winning composer and percussionist Andy Akiho releases his sophomore album on National Sawdust Tracks. The trailblazing compilation of two new major works, 'Prospects of a Misplaced Year,' and 'Septet,' features The Knights, Vicky Chow, Ian David Rosenbaum, Friction Quartet, and Akiho himself on steel pan.

Warsaw PO; Antoni Wit - Henryk Gorecki: Concerto-Cantata; Little Requiem; Three Dances; Harpsichord Concerto (2012)

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Warsaw PO; Antoni Wit - Henryk Gorecki: Concerto-Cantata; Little Requiem; Three Dances; Harpsichord Concerto (2012)

Henryk Mikołaj Górecki: Concerto-Cantata; Little Requiem for a Certain Polka
Three Dances; Harpsichord Concerto (piano version) (2012)
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Antoni Wit, conductor
Anna Górecka, piano; Carol Wincenc, flute

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 307 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 191 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Contemporary | Label: Naxos | # 8.572872 | Time: 01:09:31

These four works, written between 1973 and 1993, fully reflect Górecki’s expressive variety. The Little Requiem for a Certain Polka, for piano and thirteen instruments, combines a wide range of moods. The Concerto-Cantata, which received its world première from the soloist on this recording, alternates a moving vein of melancholy with a charged, violent energy. The radical, energetic Harpsichord Concerto is heard here in the version for piano, performed by the composer’s daughter. The Three Dances are hugely approachable and full of exciting contrast.