4 Sonatas

Ivo Pogorelich - Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suites 2 & 3; Domenico Scarlatti: 4 Sonatas (1996)

Ivo Pogorelich - J.S. Bach: Englische Suiten 2 & 3; D. Scarlatti: 4 Sonaten (1996)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 285 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 188 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 445 573-2 | Time: 01:15:31

While Ivo Pogorelich established his reputation performing mainly Romantic repertoire, his few forays into the Baroque reveal him to be an equally engaging- if not eccentric musician here as well. In quicker movements, such as the opening Preludes of the English Suites for instance Pogorelich's rhythmic control and contrapuntal clarity are simply amazing. Slower movements likewise are handled with remarkable intensity and delicacy. Pogorelich's performances of four Scarlatti sonatas concluding the program as well are wonderfully animated and knowing.
Emil von Sauer - Piano Music (Complete), Vol. 4 (Sonatas II) (Marshev)

Emil von Sauer - Piano Music (Complete), Vol. 4 (Sonatas II) (Marshev)
Classical | EAC: FLAC+Cue+Log | 1 Cd, Covers | 234 Mb
Label: Danacord - Date: 1998

Emil Georg Conrad von Sauer (October 8, 1862 – April 27, 1942) was a notable German composer, pianist, score editor, and music (piano) teacher. He was a pupil of Franz Liszt and one of the most distinguished pianists of his generation. Josef Hofmann called von Sauer "a truly great virtuoso." Martin Krause, another Liszt pupil, called von Sauer "the legitimate heir of Liszt; he has more of his charm and geniality than any other Liszt pupil."
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Mozart - 4 Sonatas for Piano and Violin KV 301/304/376 & 378 - Clara Haskil, Arthur Grumiaux

Mozart - 4 Sonatas for Piano and Violin KV 301/304/376 & 378
Clara Haskil, Arthur Grumiaux

EAC: APE & CUE | Philips | Recorded 1958 | TT 52:42 | Covers & booklet | 241 MB | RS

Mozart - Pianoforte Sonatas (2005) (Paul Badura-Skoda) (6CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at March 27, 2017
Mozart - Pianoforte Sonatas (2005) (Paul Badura-Skoda) (6CD Box Set)

Mozart - Pianoforte Sonatas (2005) (Paul Badura-Skoda) (6CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1853 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1096 mb
Classical | Label: Naïve - E 8905

This reissue box collects the entire cycle of Mozart keyboard sonatas, plus single-movement works, recorded by Austrian pianist Paul Badura-Skoda on a 1790 Schantz fortepiano that he himself owns. The six CDs included were originally recorded between 1978 and 1990 for a group of related French labels; the budget-price reissue on Naïve is a bit atypical for that label, which has specialized in innovative and lavishly designed full-priced releases. Online retail presentations may not make clear that they are fortepiano recordings, recordings made on a keyboard instrument probably very much like one Mozart would have played himself.
Christophe Rousset - Domenico Scarlatti: 15 Harpsichord Sonatas (1998)

Christophe Rousset - Domenico Scarlatti: 15 Harpsichord Sonatas (1998)
EAC Rip | FLAC(tracks)+CUE+LOG | 475 MB | +scans
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 171 MB
Baroque/Harpsichord | Decca | 72:42

Acclaimed French harpsichord player Christophe Rousset seems to have made only this one CD of Domenico Scarlatti sonatas to date. All but the last 4 sonatas were performed on a single manual Portuguese instrument dating from 1785. It has a silent action, a pungent bass and spicy, rich sonorities right up to the top treble. The other instrument has two manuals and, dating from 1756 England, is closer in time to Scarlatti's own era. Rousset makes good use of the resources the two manuals provide, and accidentally kicks the wooden casing, in K 140. Like most keyboard players who enjoy a challenge, he has a high old time with the frenetic repetitions and hand crossings in K 141 (which M.Argerich did on piano in a famous Youtube video btw)
Brian Thornton & Spencer Myer - Brahms: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 (2017)

Brian Thornton & Spencer Myer - Brahms: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 55:24 min | 250 MB
Label: Steinway and Sons | Tracks: 07 | Rls.date: 2017

Brian Thornton, acclaimed cello soloist and distinguished member of the Cleveland Orchestra, collaborates with Steinway Artist Spencer Myer on a fabulous new recording of the great Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Johannes Brahms. Brian Thornton is a musician of many interests. As a cellist and a conductor he has performed in hundreds of venues across the globe, from The White House in Washington DC to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

Andrea Dieci - Sor: Complete Sonatas for Guitar (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at June 19, 2017
Andrea Dieci - Sor: Complete Sonatas for Guitar (2017)

Andrea Dieci - Sor: Complete Sonatas for Guitar
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 73:44 min | 300 MB
Label: Brilliant Classics | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

Fernando Sor (1778-1839) was one of the most important and successful composers for the guitar in the first half of the 19th century. Spanish by birth he tried his luck in the musical capital of the world of that time, Paris, a time when the guitar received a true revival and emancipation as a valuable and respected classical instrument.Sor's guitar works show an incredible skill and present many technical and musical innovations.

Pablo Suárez - The Ysaÿe Sonatas (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at June 17, 2017
Pablo Suárez - The Ysaÿe Sonatas (2017)

Pablo Suárez - The Ysaÿe Sonatas (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:09:49 | 160 MB
Label: Sole Recordings

The Madrid-based violinist Pablo Suárez Calero has presented his second CD, 'The Ysaÿe Sonatas', new record of the Solé Recordings label with which he offers the integral of the Six sonatas for solo violin, op. 27 of Eugene Ysaÿe, perhaps the most celebrated and programmed collection of universal violinist literature (along with the Bach sonatas and partitas, with which a great parallelism is shown).
Grigory Kalinovsky & Tatiana Goncharova - Weinberg: Complete Violin Sonatas & Violin Sonatina, Op. 46 (2017)

Grigory Kalinovsky & Tatiana Goncharova - Weinberg: Complete Violin Sonatas & Violin Sonatina, Op. 46
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 128:00 min | 544 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 20 | Rls.date: 2017

Mieczysław Weinberg is now recognised as one of the outstanding Russian composers of the second half of the twentieth century. Feted for his symphonies and string quartets, he also wrote a sequence of Violin Sonatas crucial to the development of his distinctive and elusive musical idiom. Shostakovich’s influence is evident in the Third Violin Sonata, as are Jewish melodic elements, while the Fourth Violin Sonata is alternately sombre and hectic. His masterpiece is the Fifth Violin Sonata, symphonic in scale but subtle in form, and containing some of his most affecting writing.
Beethoven - The Complete Piano Sonatas on Period Instruments (10CD BoxSet) (1997)

Beethoven - The Complete Piano Sonatas on Period Instruments (10CD BoxSet) (1997)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 11:28:36 | 3,4 Gb
Genre: Classical | Label: Claves Records | Catalog: CD 50-9707/10

Now many of the world’s most serious and significant pianists (Schnabel, Serkin, Brendel, Goode, etc.) have devoted a great deal of thoughtful study to the Beethoven sonatas; in general, performance of this music represents a level of erudition and deep contemplation probably unequaled by the works of any other mainstream composer. Serious pianists study every aspect of these works in minute detail; virtually everything is taken into account except those instruments which inspired Beethoven, and which he had in mind when he composed.