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Ryan Farish - Land of the Sky (2020)

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Ryan Farish - Land of the Sky (2020)

Ryan Farish - Land of the Sky (2020)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 387 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 127 MB | Front cover
Genre: Chillout, Downtempo | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Rytone Entertainment

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Farish describes his music as "positive chillout," though his fusion of dance, electronica, and chill-out has earned him a following that spans the boundaries of genre.
"Land of the Sky" is Ryan Farish's 19th studio album, released on Farish's own Rytone Entertainment label.

RAH Band - Mystery (1985)

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RAH Band - Mystery (1985)

RAH Band - Mystery (1985)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 320 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 132 Mb
Label: BMG/RCA | # ND 74425 | Time: 00:48:58 | Scans included
Pop, Downtempo, Electronic, Easy Listening

This fictitious studio group was masterminded by Richard A. Hewson (b. 17 November 1943, Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside, England). In the late 60s arranger, conductor and multi-instrumentalist Hewson worked with James Taylor and Herbie Hancock and arranged hits such as the Beatles ‘The Long And Winding Road’ and Mary Hopkin’s ‘Those Were The Days’. His fame as an arranger spread and in the next decade he worked with artists including Supertramp, Diana Ross, Carly Simon, Art Garfunkel, Leo Sayer, Al Stewart, Chris DeBurgh, Fleetwood Mac and Chris Rea. In 1976 he decided to produce, write and play on his own records under the name RAH Band. In 1977 the instrumental ‘The Crunch’ on Good Earth climbed into the UK Top 10. Three years later ‘Falcon’ hit the Top 40 and started a long string of dance hits for the band. In 1985 ‘Clouds Across The Moon’, with vocals by his wife Liz, gave him a second Top 10 single. Over the years the band have chalked up seven UK hits and have had records on a myriad of labels including DJM, KR, TMT, Sound, RCA, Supreme and Creole.

VA - Pure Mellow Songs (2020)

Posted By: ciklon5
VA - Pure Mellow Songs (2020)

VA - Pure Mellow Songs (2020)
FLAC tracks | 1:22:43 | 489 Mb
Genre: Jazz, Chillout, Easy Listening / Label: Irma Records

Enjoy this Compilation with the most successful Pure Mellow Songs singers like Papik; Alan Scaffardi, David Florio and many more!

Itzhak Perlman - Collaborations - Works by Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Halvorsen, Walton and Williams (2020)

Posted By: ciklon5
Itzhak Perlman - Collaborations - Works by Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Halvorsen, Walton and Williams (2020)

Itzhak Perlman - Collaborations - Works by Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Halvorsen, Walton and Williams (2020)
FLAC tracks | 00:53:04 | 244 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Sony Classical

Itzhak Perlman has dominated the world of violin virtuosos for half a century. His TV appearances had already made him a household name in the US by the time he was 13. A few years later came his Carnegie Hall debut, then the prestigious Leventritt Award, followed by triumphant tours of Israel, North America and Europe between 1965 and 1968. By then he was an international celebrity and recognized “not just as the finest violinist of his generation but as one of the greatest musical talents to emerge since World War II” (leading string authority Tully Potter writing in the NEW GROVE).

Marcello Fantoni - Paganini: 43 Ghiribizzi, MS 43 (2020)

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Marcello Fantoni - Paganini: 43 Ghiribizzi, MS 43 (2020)

Marcello Fantoni - Paganini: 43 Ghiribizzi, MS 43 (2020)
FLAC tracks | 63:22 | 263 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Stradivarius

The 43 Ghiribizzi M.S. 43 is the last organic collection of works for solo guitar by Paganini. Written in Naples around 1820, they represent the last stage of a long journey into the guitar world beginning at least twenty years before when the composer was still far from being “Paganini”, and was making his first steps into the musical world during the years of Napoleonic domination over most part of Italy. Although the technical demands of the 43 Ghiribizzi are generally inferior to those of the 37 Sonatas or the Grand Sonata, they are still pieces written by Paganini; so the musical results are rich in inventiveness, pleasant themes and perfectly idiomatic writing for the instrument. In the hands of a gifted guitarist, not only with excellent technique but with a plentiful dose of imagination and interpretative flair, they can be very enjoyable and of sure effect, as it is shown by the constant popularity that these 43 small delicious compositions have in the world of the contemporary guitar world.

Shirley Bassey - Diamonds: The Best Of Shirley Bassey (1988)

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Shirley Bassey - Diamonds: The Best Of Shirley Bassey (1988)

Shirley Bassey - Diamonds: The Best Of Shirley Bassey (1988)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 355 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 148 Mb
Full Scans ~ 106 Mb | 01:00:56 | RAR 5% Recovery
Pop, Easy Listening, Soul-Jazz, Vocal | EMI Records / GALA Records #07243 875569 2 8

Diamonds: The Best of Shirley Bassey anthologizes nearly all of the hits connected to Bassey during her '60s and '70s prime: "Goldfinger," "Diamonds Are Forever," "Big Spender," and "Something." Compared to most of the dozens of Bassey compilations littering the shelves, this one tends more toward Bassey the ballad singer than brassy belter, with selections like "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "Who Can I Turn To," and "What Now My Love."

Aeolian Quartet - Arriaga: The 3 String Quartets (2020)

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Aeolian Quartet - Arriaga: The 3 String Quartets (2020)

Aeolian Quartet - Arriaga: The 3 String Quartets (2020)
FLAC tracks | 69:51 | 166 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label:

The composer Juan Arriaga was born in Bilbao on 27 January 1806. He studied and worked in Paris from his mid-teens, and died there just short of his 20th birthday. According to his father Arriaga composed his first piece at the age of 11, and his Op. 1 an Overture was written in 1818, scored for a wind and string nonet. In 1819 Arriagas opera Los esclavos felices appeared, of which only fragments remain. There were additionally some piano pieces, motets and patriotic hymns, amounting to about 20 works by 1821. In September of that year Arriaga left Spain. He met the Spanish ambassador in Paris, and the composer Cherubini, at that time one of the inspectors of the Paris Conservatoire. There he was admitted to the counterpoint class of a newly appointed professor Francois-Joseph Fétis (1784-1871), and to the violin class of Pierre Baillot. His Conservatoire prizes included those for counterpoint and fugue in both 1823 and 1824 the year that Fétistook him as a teaching assistant. During these years Arriaga revised, and perhaps destroyed, several earlier works as well as producing a regular flow of new compositions. The three string quartets, probably written before 1822, were published in 1824. This exploration of his works was recorded in 1954 by The Aeolian Quartet.

Oliver Triendl - Oscar Straus: Orchestral Works (2020)

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Oliver Triendl - Oscar Straus: Orchestral Works (2020)

Oliver Triendl - Oscar Straus: Orchestral Works (2020)
FLAC tracks | 58:18 | 280 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: CPO

Since Oscar Straus began his career in the cabaret, it was only natural for him to bet on comedy in his first operetta, Die lustigen Nibelungen (1904), a parody of the Nibelungenlied, Wagner, and Wilhelminism. In this way, Straus, more than any of his Viennese contemporaries, became the heir to Jacques Offenbach, the founder of the genre, whose last period of flourishing influenced Straus (who was born in 1870) as well as Franz Lehár, Leo Fall, and Emmerich Kálmán. Straus’s Serenade for String Orchestra is written in an always-radiant classical style. Especially the last two movements, “Walzer” and “Alla marcia,” have an elegant structure already anticipating the later operettas.

Night Music - Music for a Viennese Salon: Haydn, Kraus, Dittersdorf (2020)

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Night Music - Music for a Viennese Salon: Haydn, Kraus, Dittersdorf (2020)

Night Music - Music for a Viennese Salon: Haydn, Kraus, Dittersdorf (2020)
FLAC tracks | 01:06:46 | 258 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: AVIE Records

Philadelphia-based period-instrument ensemble Night Music re-creates an afternoon of music making from October 1801 at the Austrian capital’s Palais Arnstein, with a flamboyant Quintet for flute and strings by Joseph Kraus, a duo by Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf for the unusual combination of viola and double bass, and a chamber arrangement – by the impresario Johann Peter Salomon in the same instrumentation as the Kraus Quintet – of perhaps the most notorious of symphonic surprises.

Gregor Meyer, Camerata Lipsiensis - Kuhnau: Complete Sacred Works, Vol. 5 (2020)

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Gregor Meyer, Camerata Lipsiensis - Kuhnau: Complete Sacred Works, Vol. 5 (2020)

Gregor Meyer, Camerata Lipsiensis - Kuhnau: Complete Sacred Works, Vol. 5 (2020)
FLAC tracks | 67:18 | 292 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: CPO

The five works brought together on our complete recording of Johann Kuhnau’s cantatas once again cover a wide spectrum of forms. Presumably, these works as a whole date from the first half of his tenure as music director at St. Thomas in Leipzig – presumably, because once again most of them have been transmitted only in secondary sources, which means that the dating process depends solely on stylistic criteria. Above all the concluding psalm concerto, “Singet dem Herr ein neues Lied,” is one of the most impressive examples of the outstanding artistry of the St. Thomas music director Kuhnau. The opulent instrumental ensemble with two trumpets, timpani, and five-part strings offers a tonally magnificent setting of Psalm 98.

Friedhelm Flamme - Buxtehude: Complete Organ Works, Vol. 1 (2020)

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Friedhelm Flamme - Buxtehude: Complete Organ Works, Vol. 1 (2020)

Friedhelm Flamme - Buxtehude: Complete Organ Works, Vol. 1 (2020)
FLAC tracks | 02:15:31 | 536 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: CPO

Friedhelm Flamme’s series featuring organ works of the Northern German Baroque now finds its logical continuation with Dietrich Buxtehude, the leading master in the discipline of Northern German organ artistry. In order to underscore his special interpretive style, the result of his many decades of occupation with practically the entire Northern German repertoire, Flamme has selected the Treutmann organ in the Grauhof Monastery near Goslar, an instrument that has been preserved largely in its original form and conveys Buxtehude’s innovative, visionary musical artistry in a very different way than the well-known Schnitger organs in Northern Germany.

Ulf Schirmer, Munich Radio Orchestra - Wolf-Ferrari: Die vier Grobiane (Live) (2020)

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Ulf Schirmer, Munich Radio Orchestra - Wolf-Ferrari: Die vier Grobiane (Live) (2020)

Ulf Schirmer, Munich Radio Orchestra - Wolf-Ferrari: Die vier Grobiane (Live) (2020)
FLAC tracks | 02:09:53 | 546 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: CPO

The conductor Ulf Schirmer has a special knack for the light Muse – as his regular operetta performances with the Munich Radio Orchestra, many of them documented on cpo, have shown over the years. Munich was also the site of the 1906 premiere of Die vier Grobiane / I quatro rusteghi by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, a work answering to the description of a modern comic opera and displaying this composer’s typical combination of marvelously chatty parlando and charming melodicism. There are two sides to the conflict fueling the plot: four curmudgeonly husbands who believe that they can and should exercise absolute rule over their wives and children and female characters who engage in intrigues. The action of the opera is set in Venice and elaborates a source text by Carlo Goldoni (1760). The composer scores his points with a tone of considerable lightness, a small orchestral ensemble entrusted with the presentation of a famous intermezzo, and spirited melodies in part based on folk songs. The wealth of ideas developed in his harmonic scheme remaining within tonal limits is also surprising.

Kammerorchester Basel & Giovanni Antonini - Beethoven: The 9 Symphonies (2020)

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Kammerorchester Basel & Giovanni Antonini - Beethoven: The 9 Symphonies (2020)

Kammerorchester Basel & Giovanni Antonini - Beethoven: The 9 Symphonies (2020)
FLAC tracks | 05:29:44 | 1,4 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Sony Classical

"Antonini wählt für Beethovens neunte Sinfonie ein klein besetztes Orchester und einen Kammerchor. Doch diese vermeintlichen Einschränkungen sind gar keine. Alle Musiker sitzen hörbar auf der Stuhlkante. Vibratoarmes Spiel und das Zurücknehmen von langen Noten macht jedes Detail hör- und erlebbar." schrieb Concerti über die letzte Aufnahme der vielgelobten Gesamteinspielung Beethovens neun Sinfonien vom Kammerorchester Basel unter der Leitung des italienischen Gast-Dirigenten Giovanni Antonini. 2005 startete das Orchester das Aufnahmeprojekt, das schon bald als "eine der aufregendsten Beethoveneinspielungen unserer Tage" (Rondo) gefeiert wurde.

Boris Giltburg - Beethoven 32, Vol. 2: Piano Sonatas Nos. 4-7 (2020)

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Boris Giltburg - Beethoven 32, Vol. 2: Piano Sonatas Nos. 4-7 (2020)

Boris Giltburg - Beethoven 32, Vol. 2: Piano Sonatas Nos. 4-7 (2020)
FLAC tracks | 01:23:17 | 229 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Naxos

Giltburg’s approach to early Beethoven is refreshingly straightforward, and never contrived; textures are lean and clear, rubato never overdone. Just occasionally it can seem a bit too severe, with snatched staccatos, but there’s more than enough here to make it worthwhile following the instalments to come.

Tuija Hakkila - Haydn: 8 Early Sonatas (2020)

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Tuija Hakkila - Haydn: 8 Early Sonatas (2020)

Tuija Hakkila - Haydn: 8 Early Sonatas (2020)
FLAC tracks | 02:15:56 | 472 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Ondine

An album of Joseph Haydns (1732-1809) eight delightful early keyboard sonatas by Tuija Hakkila performed on two fortepianos. The current consensus is that there are about 60 surviving authentic Piano Sonatas by Haydn, while contemporary sources point to as many as 80. The earliest of these probably date from Haydns youth in the 1750s; the last one was completed in summer 1795. Some of the lost Sonatas are works that Haydn simply gave away as a young man, and they have never been heard of since. In mid-18th-century Vienna music was mainly distributed in the form of manuscript copies made by copyists. Haydn did not publish his first collection of six Sonatas until 1774.