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VA - Cathedral Dreams: Music To Inspire (2CD) (2002) {Virgin Classics} **[RE-UP]**

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VA - Cathedral Dreams: Music To Inspire (2CD) (2002) {Virgin Classics} **[RE-UP]**

VA - Cathedral Dreams: Music To Inspire (2CD) (2002) {Virgin Classics}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | scans | 538 mb
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 322 mb
Genre: classical, choral

Cathedral Dreams: Music To Inspire is a 2CD compilation released in 2002 by Virgin Classics. Subtitled Choral Classics For Your Soul, it features a wide range of different compositions meant to excite the musical and spiritual mind.

Tamara Stefanovich, Mark Padmore - Thomas Larcher: What Becomes (2014)

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Tamara Stefanovich, Mark Padmore - Thomas Larcher: What Becomes (2014)

Tamara Stefanovich, Mark Padmore - Thomas Larcher: What Becomes (2014)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 180 Mb | Scans included
Label: Harmonia Mundi | # HMU 907604 | Time: 01:13:19
Classical, Contemporary, Modern Composition

Thomas Larcher s sound world is both original and captivating in its fusion of contemplative harmonies with innovative performance techniques. Written for and performed by tenor Mark Padmore, 'A Padmore Cycle' features the composer at the keyboard. Works for solo piano performed by Tamara Stefanovich round out this programme of first recordings. Born 1963 in Innsbruck, composer Thomas Larcher studied piano and composition in Vienna. He first gained renown primarily as a pianist, performing with major orchestras and prominent conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez and Franz Welser Möst. In 1998, he began to define himself more clearly as a composer. Since then he has composed works for the San Francisco Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, the Belcea Quartet, and for Leif Ove Andsnes, Matthias Goerne, Mark Padmore and Viktoria Mullova and Matthew Barley. He has recorded five CDs with ECM, most recently 'Madhares' with Kim Kashkashian, Till Fellner and Dennis Russell Davies.

Stephanie Blythe, John Nelson, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris - Handel & Bach: Arias (2001)

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Stephanie Blythe, John Nelson, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris - Handel & Bach: Arias (2001)

Stephanie Blythe, John Nelson, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris - Handel & Bach: Arias (2001)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 319 Mb | Total time: 71:45 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Virgin Classics | 7243 5 45475 2 2 | Recorded: 2000

How do you characterize a voice like this? The "official" description is "contralto", but no way is Richard Tucker Award-winner Stephanie Blythe a contralto in any conventional sense. This is a voice so versatile that in her opening "Ombra mai fu" (and in many other places) you'd swear that you were listening to one of today's new breed of countertenors–specifically David Daniels, who coincidentally records for the same label and appears on this program in a duet from Handel's Giulio Cesare. (In fact, their voices are so perfectly matched that when they sing together it's nearly impossible to tell them apart.)

NYCoS National Girls Choir, Christopher Bell - Richard Rodney Bennett: Letters to Lindbergh (2012)

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NYCoS National Girls Choir, Christopher Bell - Richard Rodney Bennett: Letters to Lindbergh (2012)

Richard Rodney Bennett - Letters to Lindbergh, The Ballad of Sweet William etc (2012)
NYCoS National Girls Choir, conducted by Christopher Bell; Phillip Moore & Andrew West, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 224 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral | Label: Signum | # SIGCD325 | Time: 01:00:54

One of the most versatile musicians of his generation, Richard Rodney Bennett was at the forefront of British musical life for nearly half a century. This new recording from the National Youth Choir of Scotland's National Girls Choir compiles a programme of Bennett's choral works from across his compositional life, as well as a collection of charming folk-tunes and nursery rhymes for piano duet (Over the Hills and Far Away). This is Signum's second release with NYCoS, who in 2011 became the first youth arts organisation to receive a Royal Philharmonic Society Award. It follows their 2010 debut release of Benjamin Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' and Elizabeth Poston's 'An English Day-Book' (SIGCD228).

Rafael Kubelik - Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (2002)

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Rafael Kubelik - Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (2002)

Rafael Kubelik - Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (2002)
XLD Rip | FLAC (Tracks+.cue, log) | 01:02:09 min | 280 mb | Scans->55 mb
Genre: Classical, Vacal / Label: Audite

Rafael Kubelik and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra explore Mahler's expressivity to the depths here as they have already done in many symphonies issued by audite, in all of its facets and without falling into hollow pathos.

Valery Gergiev, Wiener Philharmoniker, Anna Netrebko - Sommernachtskonzert 2018 [Blu-Ray]

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Valery Gergiev, Wiener Philharmoniker, Anna Netrebko - Sommernachtskonzert 2018 [Blu-Ray]

Valery Gergiev, Wiener Philharmoniker, Anna Netrebko - Sommernachtskonzert 2018 [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 27891 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 75 min | 19,0 Gb
Audio1: LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.0 / 48 kHz / 3647 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 75 min | 5,28 Gb
Audio: PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits | DTS / 5ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Sony Classical

With this open air concert in Schönbrunn, the Vienna Philharmonic wishes to provide all Viennese, as well as visitors to the city, with a special musical experience in the impressive setting of Schönbrunn Palace and its beautiful baroque gardens, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Since 2008 the Vienna Philharmonic have provided an outstanding experience for all visitors. In the recent years the orchestra has been conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, Franz Welser-Möst, Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach and Zubin Mehta. Among the previous guest soloists: Renée Fleming, Lang Lang, Rudolf Buchbinder, and Katia and Marielle Labèque.

Celine Frisch, Cafe Zimmermann, Dominique Visse - J.S. Bach: Variations Goldberg, 14 Canons, Quodlibet (2001) 2CDs

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Celine Frisch, Cafe Zimmermann, Dominique Visse - J.S. Bach: Variations Goldberg, 14 Canons, Quodlibet (2001) 2CDs

Johann Sebastian Bach - Variations Goldberg BWV 988
Céline Frisch, clavecin Anthony Sidey
14 Canons BWV 1087; Les chansons allemandes de la Variation 30 (Quodlibet)
Ensemble Instrumental Café Zimmermann; Dominique Visse, contre-tenor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 592 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 236 Mb | Scans ~ 279 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Alpha | # 014 | Time: 01:42:11

Here is a package that satisfies intellectual curiosity and is musically delightful. This two-disc set begins with a precise, but still musical, harpsichord performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations by Céline Frisch. Her Aria is clean, with both the melody and the bass line countermelody clear and phrased so that everything comes together well. Her ornaments fit naturally into the melodies throughout the variations, without drawing attention away from the tune, and she always has a sense of direction and forward momentum. The second disc contains the 14 canons on the first eight notes of the bass of the Aria from the Goldberg Variations and the two songs that are contained in the quodlibet near the end of the Variations. The canons are rich and warm performed by Café Zimmermann, a string sextet that includes a double bass, with excellent contrasts in the feel of each canon. The song Cabbages and Turnips Have Driven Me Away is the highlight of the two discs. Period instruments accompany Dominique Visse as he sings about a hunter bringing a girl home to meet his mother. Visse switches from a jolly, idiomatic tenor voice for the hunter to a smooth alto for the girl, and a slightly grating alto for the mother, often in mid-verse.

Sarah Connolly, OAE, Vladimir Jurowski - Mahler: Totenfeier & Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (2012)

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Sarah Connolly, OAE, Vladimir Jurowski - Mahler: Totenfeier & Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (2012)

Gustav Mahler - Totenfeier & Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (2012)
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
conducted by Vladimir Jurowski

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 144 Mb | Scans included | Time: 00:38:16
Genre: Classical | Label: Signum Records | # SIGCD259

In this live recording from the Royal Festival Hall the OAE shines its musical torch into the realms of some later repertoire, shedding new light on the music of Mahler. Conducted by Principal Artist Vladimir Jurowski, this album includes the Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer), written in the wake of an unhappy affair with a soprano, and the extraordinarily exciting and powerful Totenfeier, Mahler’s first foray into orchestral music, and later reworked into the opening movement of his second symphony.

Chor der J.S. Bach-Stiftung, Orchester der J.S. Bach-Stiftung & Rudolf Lutz - Messe h-Moll, BWV 232 (2017)

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Chor der J.S. Bach-Stiftung, Orchester der J.S. Bach-Stiftung & Rudolf Lutz - Messe h-Moll, BWV 232 (2017)

Chor der J.S. Bach-Stiftung, Orchester der J.S. Bach-Stiftung & Rudolf Lutz - Messe h-Moll, BWV 232 (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 507 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 233 Mb | Digital booklet | 01:40:03
Classical, Sacred, Choral | Label: J.S. Bach-Stiftung

The Mass in B Minor, hailed in 1818 as the “greatest musical composition of all times and all cultures” by its first publisher, Hans-Georg Nägeli of Zurich, is today revered as one of the greatest works in the history of classical music. Not only has the composition substantially shaped the contemporary relevance of Johann Sebastian Bach, but it also underpins his standing as a pre-eminent artist of universal appeal.

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi: 50th Anniversary Edition [50CDs], Part 1 (2008)

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Deutsche Harmonia Mundi: 50th Anniversary Edition [50CDs], Part 1 (2008)

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi: 50th Anniversary Edition [50CDs], Part 1 (2008)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 6,92 Gb | Total time: 50:56:59 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi | # 88697 281822 | Recorded: 1969-2000

A beautifully-packaged 50-disc box set, released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, one of the most important and adventurous early music labels. The set contains 50 classic recordings of baroque and ancient music, chosen to represent the breadth of this huge and varied catalogue and each disc is slip-cased with artwork replicating the original CD or LP artwork.

COE, Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Felix Mendelssohn: 'Ein Sommernachtstraum', Op. 61; 'Die erste Walpurgisnacht', Op. 60 (1993)

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COE, Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Felix Mendelssohn: 'Ein Sommernachtstraum', Op. 61; 'Die erste Walpurgisnacht', Op. 60 (1993)

Felix Mendelssohn: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Op. 61; 'Die erste Walpurgisnacht', Op. 60 (1993)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 339 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 209 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Orchestral, Choral | Label: Teldec | # 9031-74882-2 | Time: 01:17:55

Mendelssohn's highly potent brand of magic here in rhythmically robust live recordings of eight numbers from A Midsummer Night's Dream, and a formidable team of soloists for the spooky Walpurgisnacht.

King's Singers - Royal Rhymes and Rounds (2012)

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King's Singers - Royal Rhymes and Rounds (2012)

King's Singers - Royal Rhymes and Rounds (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 290 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 155 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Vocal Music | Label: Signum Records | # SIGCD307 | Time: 01:05:48

Royal Rhymes and Rounds is the King's Singers' contribution to the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in 2012. There are ballads, part songs, madrigals, rounds, and anthems written during the reigns of (and some also in honor of) Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Victoria, and Elizabeth II. The music from the times of Henry and Elizabeth I is especially strong since it was the era of a flowering of English song, which then lay relatively dormant for several centuries. The composers include such luminaries as William Cornysh, Orlando Gibbons, John Dowland, and Thomas Weelkes, as well as Henry himself, whose rousing ballad Pastime with good companie opens the album. It's in this transparent repertoire that the group sounds its absolute best. The singers' immaculate intonation, focused tone quality, and sensitive musicianship are remarkable.

VA - Celebrate Beethoven: Choral Works (2020)

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VA -  Celebrate Beethoven: Choral Works (2020)

VA - Celebrate Beethoven: Choral Works (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 298 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 157 Mb | 01:08:23
Classical, Choral | Label: Naxos Records

BEETHOVEN 250: One of twelve monthly Digital Exclusive releases that focus on and celebrate a particular aspect of Beethoven’s work. This release highlights Beethoven’s contribution to the choral genre with folksong arrangements and original songs.

Peter Barczi, Capricornus Consort Basel - Philipp Heinrich Erlebach: Süße Freudschaft, edles Band (2012)

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Peter Barczi, Capricornus Consort Basel - Philipp Heinrich Erlebach: Süße Freudschaft, edles Band (2012)

Peter Barczi, Capricornus Consort Basel - Philipp Heinrich Erlebach: Süße Freudschaft, edles Band (2012)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 364 Mb | Total time: 64:39 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Christophorus ‎| CHR 77366 | Recorded: 2012

Philipp Heinrich Erlebach (1657-1714) is one of those composers who was forgotten by history. Originally from East Frisia, he arrived at the court of Rudolstadt in Thuringia at the age of 24 to serve as music director, remaining there for the rest of his life: the lustre of the court faded and the collection of over 2500 works by himself and others, amassed by Erlebach during the course of his life, was destroyed by fire. Thus this once significant composer 'from the Province' faded from memory.

Ian Bostridge, Bernard Labadie, The English Concert - Three Baroque Tenors (2010)

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Ian Bostridge, Bernard Labadie, The English Concert - Three Baroque Tenors (2010)

Ian Bostridge, Bernard Labadie, The English Concert - Three Baroque Tenors (2010)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 321 Mb | Total time: 66:39 | Scans included
Classical | Label: EMI Classics ‎| 6 26864 2 | Recorded: 2009

John Beard, Francesco Borosini, Annibale Fabri: these three men helped to revolutionized music in the 18th century. Their voices moved the greatest composers of the time to increasingly write for tenors, a move from the Castrati, which had dominated opera since 1600. Now, three centuries since this trio’s brilliance encouraged a surge of new repertoire for the vocal range, world renowned tenor Ian Bostridge celebrates their legacy with his stunning new release, Three Baroque Tenors.