24 192 Bach

Netherlands Bach Society, Jos Van Veldhoven - J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor (2007) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Netherlands Bach Society, Jos Van Veldhoven - J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor (2007)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 105:21 minutes | 3.24 GB
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Sometimes you come across a performance that may not be exactly to your taste, but is nonetheless so persuasive of its type that it disarms criticism. This is one. It's not quite a "one to a part" interpretation of the work, but with 10 choristers and eight strings, it is intimate, and that always risks minimizing the majesty that Bach built into the Sanctus, the eight-part Osanna, and the choruses with trumpets and drums.
Stephen Cleobury - The King of Instruments: A Voice Reborn (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Stephen Cleobury - The King of Instruments: A Voice Reborn (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 63:30 minutes | 1.90 GB
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The Harrison & Harrison organ in King’s College Chapel is, like the College Choir, famous the world over. The organ case with gilded pipework, which surmounts the 16th century screen, is a striking feature of nearly every depiction of the interior of the Chapel, while the instantly recognizable sounds of the instrument have become inextricably associated with those of the Choir.
John Butt  - J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

John Butt - J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 211:30 minutes | 8.59 GB
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Prize-winning Bach specialist John Butt performs J.S.Bach's famous Das wohltemperierte Klavier for his debut solo recording on Linn.Perhaps best known as director of Dunedin Consort,John Butt has won two Gramophone Awards: the 2007 Baroque Vocal Award for Handel: Messiah and the 2014 Choral Award for Mozart: Requiem.Dunedin's first instrumental release, Six Brandenburg Concertos, saw Butt's harpsichord solos singled out for their virtuosity and technical skill.
Beatrice Rana - Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Beatrice Rana - Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 77:28 minutes | 2.52 GB
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For her second Warner Classics release, young Italian pianist Beatrice Rana turns to a pinnacle of the solo keyboard repertoire and a composer she has described as “my first love”: Johann Sebastian Bach. Her interpretation of his epic Goldberg Variations bears out Le Monde’s judgement that “Beatrice Rana certainly has nothing left to prove when it comes to technique, but what makes an impression are her calm maturity and her sense of architecture,” and Gramophone’s that she is “a fully developed artist of a stature that belies her tender years.”
Dunedin Consort, John Butt - J.S. Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos (2013) [24-192]

Dunedin Consort - JS Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24bit/192 kHz | Time - 93:14 minutes | 4,01 GB
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Bach's Six Brandenburg Concertos are essential and enduringly popular works in the Baroque orchestral repertory, full of interesting instrumentation choices and dancing melodies. Under the direction of prize-winning Bach specialist John Butt O.B.E., the ensemble has become particularly acclaimed for its inquisitive approach, shining new light into some of the best known pieces of the Baroque repertoire. Dunedin Consort, the team that brought you ‘John Passion', is back with its first instrumental release: ‘J.S. Bach: Six Brandenburg Concertos'. Under the direction of Bach specialist John Butt, Dunedin Consort demonstrates its collective experience and historical knowledge in an exceptionally insightful and fresh performance.
Dunedin Consort - JS Bach: John Passion - Reconstruction Of Bach's Passion Liturgy (2013) [24-192]

Dunedin Consort - JS Bach: John Passion - Reconstruction Of Bach's Passion Liturgy (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24bit/192 kHz | Time - 138:43 minutes | 5,36 GB
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For the first time on record, listeners can experience Bach's gripping John Passion within its original liturgical context. This recording of Bach's John Passion gives listeners a refreshing outlook, shining a new light into one of the best known pieces of the choral repertoire. John Butt recreates the Good Friday Vesper liturgy of a passion performance during Bach's time at Leipzig; in addition to the Dunedin Consort performance of Bach's composition, this recording features music from an original Leipzig hymn book with works by Jacob Händl, J. H. Schein and J Crüger performed by a congregational choir and the University of Glasgow Chapel Choir.
Aretha Franklin - Soul '69 (1969/2012) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Aretha Franklin - Soul '69 (1969/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 40:34 minutes | 1,67 GB
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Rolling Stone magazine has declared soul diva Aretha Franklin as one of music’s greatest singers. Her sixth studio recording for Atlantic Records is an intriguing collection of pop standards delivered with her blistering vocals. This album, full of authoritative singing is on par with her greatest works from the ‘60s and early ‘70s. Franklin covers an array of pop-oriented classics from Sam Cooke’s “Bring It on Home to Me” to Smokey Robinson’s “The Track of My Tears.” Produced by Tom Dowd, the album soared to #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums.
Milt Jackson - Plenty, Plenty Soul (1957/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Milt Jackson - Plenty, Plenty Soul (1957/2014) [Mono]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 41:52 minutes | 773 MB
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Plenty, Plenty Soul is vibraphonist Milt Jackon's 1957 studio album under Atlantic Records. The record features a nine-piece group that is highlighted by the contributions of the exuberant altoist Cannonball Adderley and tenor-saxophonist Lucky Thompson. With pianist Horace Silver helping out, these all-star dates still sound fresh and enthusiastic decades later.
Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich, Herbert von Karajan - Dvorák & Tchaikovsky (1968/2012) [24/192]

Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich, Herbert von Karajan - Dvorák & Tchaikovsky (1968/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 60:20 minutes | 2.05 GB
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Mstislav Rostropovich is the world's greatest cellist, and he has actually made at least five recordings of this greatest of all cello concertos. I have a certain preference for his later version, with Seiji Ozawa and the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Erato. This version has long been a prime recommendation, and in this new remastering at mid-price, it's an even better deal now. Herbert von Karajan accompanies with his usual expertise, and the Tchaikovsky performance is quite simply the finest around. This concerto is one of those pieces of which you'll want to have five or six copies. Just make sure this is one of them. –David Hurwitz
Thelonious Monk - The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings (2006/2017) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane - The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings (2006/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 (+48) kHz | Time - 106:08 minutes | 2,28 GB
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The Complete 1957 Riverside Recordings is a 2006 release of Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane's work for the Riverside Records label in 1957, with two tracks previously unreleased in any form. In 2017 it was relaunched for the new vinyl reissue of Craft Recordings imprint (Concord Music Group).