Aaron Copland Early Orchestral Works

Copland Collection - Early Orchestral Works, 1922-1935 (1991) [REPOST]

The Copland Collection - Early Orchestral Works, 1922-1935
2xCD | EAC+LOG+CUE | APE: 655 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Sony Classical # SM2K 47332 | Country/Year: US 1991, 1972
Genre: Classical | Style: Early 20th Century

This is an excellent collection of Aaron Copland’s early orchestral works, written when the composer was in his twenties and mid-thirties. These pieces have not achieved the notoriety of Mr. Copland’s later “populist” compositions and contain more modernist devices. Some of these feature jazz elements (such as the Piano Concerto, Music for the Theater and the Dance Symphony, which was drawn from materials composed for the “Grogh” ballet). Despite the complexity of these selections, the music is both exhilarating and interesting, albeit challenging. Repeat listenings are required if one wishes to fully appreciate these compositions…
Richard Strauss : Early Orchestral Works - Orchesterverein Wilde Gung'l - Jaroslav Opela

Richard Strauss : Early Orchestral Works - Orchesterverein Wilde Gung'l - Jaroslav Opela
Unknown Rip | APE tracks (No Cue+No Log) | Complete Scans | 56min. | 224 MB
19th Century Music | Orchestral Music | Koch Schwann 3-1533-2 H1 | 1997

Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known particularly for his operas, Lieder, and tone poems. Strauss, along with Gustav Mahler, represents the extraordinary late flowering of German Romanticism after Richard Wagner.

Aaron Copland - early works  

Posted by dakszhund at Feb. 15, 2009
Aaron Copland - early works

Aaron Copland - early works 1922 - 1935
MP3 | TT: cc 150' | Covers | Booklet | 325 MB | 4 parts

This is an excellent collection of Aaron Copland’s early orchestral works, written when the composer was in his twenties and mid-thirties.
The Aaron Copland Collection: Orchestral & Ballet Works (1936-1948)

The Aaron Copland Collection: Orchestral & Ballet Works (1936-1948)
FLAC + CUE | Complete Artwork Scans: 1.00 GB | 3 CDs
1990 | CBS | Classical

If you want a prime collection of Copland's more accessible works, this is it. Yes, it's true that Bernstein's recordings of individual pieces are often bolder and livelier; but this set offers the composer's own authoritative view of his work, and for that reason alone it is priceless. In addition, it includes virtually all the orchestral pieces he composed during his "populist phase," from El Salon Mexico (1936) to the Clarinet Concerto (1948). You won't find some of these lesser-known gems, such as An Outdoor Overture (1938) or Letter from Home (1944, written–like Rhapsody in Blue–for Paul Whiteman), on typical single-disc Copland compilations. I'd even go so far as to claim this as one of the four indispensable compilations of American instrumental music from the first half of the twentieth century (the others on my list–in case anyone cares–are Joshua Rifkin playing Scott Joplin, Oscar Levant playing Gershwin, and the Blanton-Webster band recordings of Duke Ellington).
Otto Ketting - Early Orchestral Works - (KCO - Haitink & Bour - Residentie Orkest - Vonk)

Otto Ketting - Early Orchestral Works
(KCO - Haitink & Bour - Residentie Orkest - Vonk)

EAC 099pb4 Rip | FLAC+CUE, LOGs | 1 CD | 68:05 min
296 MB | 300 dpi PDF Complete Scans
Genre: 20th Century - Contemporary | Label: Etcétera

Otto Ketting is one of the leading musical figures in the Netherlands. He is good at composing but he works as well as a teacher, conductor or musicologyst. Here you will find some of his early orchestral works written in his personal language. Enjoy!!
Herbert von Karajan - Strauss: Four Last Songs & Orchestral Works (1995/2016)

Herbert von Karajan - Strauss: Four Last Songs & Orchestral Works
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 77:06 min | 1.42 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 06 | Rls.date: 1995/2016

Gundula Janowitz had a very beautiful voice that critics like to describe as "creamy," whatever that means. Strauss had a life-long love affair with the soprano voice. He even married one–not just the voice, the whole woman, of course. His Four Last Songs constitute his dying tribute, and they are probably the most hedonistically gorgeous vocal works in existence.
Tokyo Metropolitan SO, Ryusuke Numajiri - Toru Takemitsu: Orchestral Works III: Autumn, etc. (1997)

Toru Takemitsu - Orchestral Works III: Autumn, etc. (1997)
Katsuya Yokoyama, shakuhachi; Kakujo Nakamura, biwa; Hiroshi Koizumi, flute
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ryusuke Numajiri

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 266 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 151 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Contemporaty | Label: Denon/Nippon | # CO-18032 | Time: 00:53:40

Performed by various soloists with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ryusuke Numajiri. Recorded both in analog and digital versions in the Japanese double-CD release. "Twill by Twilight" is a harmonically and timbrally lush work, which often evokes the tone painting breadth of Debussy and the crystalline delicacy of Webern, an outpouring of "pastel coloring…reminders of the transient nature of twilight, before the coming night and after the sunset" (Takemitsu). It is dedicated to "the memory of my dear friend Morton Feldman." Takemitsu described the work's sub-structure as developed "through strictly measured musical units, through what might be called musical principles before a melody is constituted or before a rhythm is formed." This is a very apt metaphor applicable to Morton Feldman's own compositional style. The small and broad cyclicism of the rhythm patterns in Takemitsu's work is however much more hidden – a kind of phased, elastic, non-clockwork repetition with imaginative variations.
Christoph Graupner - Orchestral Works Vol. 3 (2010, MDG "Gold" # 341 1628-2) [RE-UP]

Christoph Graupner - Orchestral Works Vol. 3
Nova Stravaganza - Siegbert Rampe
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 308 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Gold" # 341 1628-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2010
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque
Christoph Graupner - Orchestral Works Vol. 2 (2004, MDG "Gold" # 341 1252-2) [RE-UP]

Christoph Graupner - Orchestral Works Vol. 2
Nova Stravaganza - Siegbert Rampe
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 251 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Gold" # 341 1252-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2004
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque
Christoph Graupner - Orchestral Works Vol. 1 (2002, MDG "Gold" # 341 1121-2) [RE-UP]

Christoph Graupner - Orchestral Works Vol. 1
Nova Stravaganza - Siegbert Rampe
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 357 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Gold" # 341 1121-2 | Country/Year: Germany 2002
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque