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Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras - Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 38-41 (2008) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras - Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 38-41 (2008)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 139:14 minutes | 2.36 GB
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This recording was named BBC Music Magazine's one of '5 Essential Works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart' by BBC Music Magazine in 2012 as well as being a winner at the 2009 Classical BRIT Awards (Critics' Award 2009) and the 2009 BBC Music Magazine Awards (Disc of the Year Award and Orchestral Award) In their original review BBC Music Magazine stated: These performances are so exhilarating that I listened to all four symphonies straight through at a first hearing, mesmerised by the variety and intensity of the music itself, sounding here completely fresh, and the virtually flawless renderings by the excellent Scottish Chamber Orchestra, with Sir Charles Mackerras at his most penetrating.
Il Convito & Maude Gratton - W.F. Bach: Concertos pour clavecin et cordes (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Il Convito & Maude Gratton - W.F. Bach: Concertos pour clavecin et cordes (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 73:27 minutes | 1.35 GB
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The image of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710– 84) most widely prevalent in our time is that of an eldest son as it were haunted by the memory of his father but who, nevertheless, crippled by gambling and drinking debts, was obliged to sell his share of the precious inheritance constituted by Johann Sebastian’s manuscripts. Yet he was also one of the first composers to carve out a ‘freelance’ existence, like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart some years after him.
Gabriel Tchalik - Locatelli: 24 caprices pour violon (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Gabriel Tchalik - Locatelli: 24 caprices pour violon (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 76:09 minutes | 1.41 GB
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The 24 Caprices by Pietro Antonio Locatelli are unique in terms of both their form and their content. Taken from L’Arte del Violino op.III published in 1733 in Amsterdam, the Caprices are placed at the end of the external movements. They are autonomous pieces which have all the characteristics of the cadenza, namely a free form, and a highly inventive virtuosity. Gabriel Tchalik was born into a Franco-Russian family, these two cultures affecting both his personality and technique. He spent many years studying with Alexandre Brussilovsky. His impressive technical and musical qualities have been acknowledged at numerous international competitions. He won first prize at the Islam Petrella Competition in Albania, first prize at the first Yuri Yankelevitch International Competition in 2009.
Laura Cox Band - Hard Blues Shot (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Laura Cox Band - Hard Blues Shot (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 42:36 minutes | 877 MB
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Laura Cox started posting her guitar solos on Youtube in 2008, and has since become one of the best-known girl guitar players on Internet. Laura is a rare blend of twenty-first century talent and traditional musical values, and she was among the first to work using 2.0 tools, mainly Youtube.
Mahan Esfahani - CPE Bach: Württemberg Sonatas (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Mahan Esfahani - CPE Bach: Württemberg Sonatas (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 76:48 minutes | 1.44 GB
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Hyperion is delighted to present the debut recording of the wonderful young harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani. He was the first harpsichordist to be named a BBC New Generation Artist or to be awarded a fellowship prize by the Borletti- Buitoni Trust. Here Mahan Esfahani has recorded CPE Bach's six 'Württemberg' sonatas, which were written in 17423 and published in 1744, and his thrillingly intense performances make the best possible case for this dramatic, beautifully written, endlessly imaginative but for some reason under-performed music.
Ophélie Gaillard, Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, Fabio Di Càsola - Brahms (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Ophélie Gaillard, Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, Fabio Di Càsola - Brahms (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 75:25 minutes | 1.03 GB
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Brahms's important output of 24 chamber scores dominated the second half of the 19th century, as that of Beethoven had dominated the first half. His corpus was thus a response to that of Beethoven, his model, and to that of Mendelssohn, who was likewise born in Hamburg and also composed two cello sonatas. In 1890, aged only 57, Brahms resolved to give up composing but he had reckoned without the inspiration that his meeting with the Meiningen clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld was to have on his creative imagination. He subsequently added four scores for clarinet to his output, including this Trio Op. 114. Louis Schwizgebel-Wang was
La Serenissima - Vivaldi: L'Amore per Elvira (2006) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

La Serenissima - Vivaldi: L'Amore per Elvira (2006)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 75:57 minutes | 1.30 GB
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Linn Records is delighted to release Baroque ensemble La Serenissima's debut album. This superb recording features two world première recordings (of 'Graz' Sonatas 2 and 3), in addition to the title material.
Hurray for the Riff Raff - The Navigator (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Hurray for the Riff Raff - The Navigator (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 40:34 minutes | 769 MB
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On Hurray for the Riff Raff's new album 'The Navigator' (March 10/ATO Records), Alynda Segarra tells an interwoven, cinematic story of a wandering soul at a crossroads of identity and ancestral weight. It finds a street kid named Navita traversing a perpetually burning city in search of herself. 'The Navigator' is a thrilling call to arms that could not come at a more crucial time. It also finds Hurray for the Riff Raff at its own musical intersection, delving deep into the worlds of Latin rhythms, searing rock, and incisive ballads.
Nelson Goerner - Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse, Images Book I, Etudes Book II, Estampes (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Nelson Goerner - Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse, Images Book I, Etudes Book II, Estampes (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 61:57 minutes | 851 MB
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'Obviously,from the interpreter of these pieces of all the pieces on this CD one expects skill and sensitivity.But there must be still more:a gift for colour;an ability to imagine decors;a vision of textures,of space.And also,for these pieces that are at once heir to and summing-up of a glorious tradition,a wide-ranging knowledge,a culture of the piano repertoire.The interpreter of the Études is situated at the finishing line of a marathon,that of the keyboard en blanc et noir.He or she must know everything,and play nearly everything.Nelson Goerner is one such pianist.'Dominique Jameux.
Valerie June - The Order Of Time (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/88.2]

Valerie June - The Order Of Time (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | Time - 43:28 minutes | 867 MB
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Valerie June's eagerly awaited second album, The Order of Time, set for release in January 2017, justifies the immense promise she exhibited on her acclaimed debut, Pushin' Against A Stone. Unfolding like a novella, June sketches detailed, three-dimensional portraits of real people struggling with dreams, defeat, hope and life, in this 12-track song cycle. Musically, the genre-defying singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has redefined herself again, infusing inspirations like Tom Waits, Nina Simone, Leonard Cohen and Fela Kuti into her unique blend of folk, blues, gospel and soul.