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Evgeny Soifertis - Domenico Cimarosa: Keyboard Sonatas (2004)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Jan. 16, 2018
Evgeny Soifertis - Domenico Cimarosa: Keyboard Sonatas (2004)

Evgeny Soifertis - Domenico Cimarosa: Keyboard Sonatas (2004)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 68:26 | 219 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Meridian | Catalog: CDE 84524

Opera composer Domenico Cimarosa wrote nearly 90 keyboard sonatas that, until the late twentieth century, were ignored by musicologists as well as performers. It is easy to understand why, when they are compared to contemporary works by Mozart and Haydn. Cimarosa stuck to the one-movement sonata form that was used by Domenico Scarlatti. There is some evidence that Cimarosa considered using the three-movement structure, but no such sonata by him has been found, nor has there been found any indication that some of the single movements should be combined in such a way.
Artem Yasynskyy - Scarlatti: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 20 (2018)

Artem Yasynskyy - Scarlatti: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 20 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 200 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 18 | Time: 58:41 min

The illustrious Scarlatti family was famed throughout Europe for forging new musical developments. Alessandro was responsible for creating a new operatic school in Naples whilst his son Domenico devised a huge sequence of single-movement keyboard sonatas that have proved indispensable to pianists. Composed for the Spanish court, and specifically for his pupil, the Infanta Maria Barbara, the sonatas here derive from manuscripts preserved in Venice. Their virtuosity is matched by ceaseless invention in which Scarlatti sometimes evokes Iberian popular dances, all generously endowed with melodic interest and brilliance.
Kemp English - Koželuch: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 11 (2018)

Kemp English - Koželuch: Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 11 (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 334 MB
Label: Grand Piano | Tracks: 12 | Time: 63:00 min

Juxtaposing early and late sonatas reveals just how much Leopold Koeluchs style changed over a thirty-year period. The three early sonatas from the 1770s, though harmonically modest, fizz with Rococo charm and elegance. The late sonatas meanwhile were intended for a fortepiano, which had eclipsed the harpsichord, and are twomovement works. They feature bustling rondos and deft janissary devices, one of which is the buzzing effect generated by a knee lever on the original 1815 Johann Fritz instrument used in this recording.
Andrei Gavrilov, Sviatoslav Richter - Handel: Keyboard Suites, Vol.1 (1982)

Andrei Gavrilov, Sviatoslav Richter - Handel: Keyboard Suites, Vol.1 (1982)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:59:00 | 473 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics | Catalog: 7243 5 69337 2 9

Of course, the listener can tell the Handel Suites played by Andrei Gavrilov from the Handel Suites played by Sviatoslav Richter. Gavrilov's Suites are superbly played, thoughtfully performed, and persuasively interpreted. Richter's Suites, however, are supremely well played, penetratingly performed, and profoundly interpreted. Gavrilov's Suites are among the best recordings of the Suites ever made, catching the works' playfulness and seriousness, their sense of intimacy, and their sense of entertainment.
Andrei Gavrilov, Sviatoslav Richter - Handel: Keyboard Suites, Vol.2; Beethoven: Piano Sonata, Op.31 No.2 (1996)

Andrei Gavrilov, Sviatoslav Richter - Handel: Keyboard Suites, Vol.2; Beethoven: Piano Sonata, Op.31 No.2 (1996)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:00:34 | 479 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics | Catalog: 7243 5 69340 2 3

This two-disc set of Handel's Suites performed by Andrei Gavrilov and Sviatoslav Richter is just as good as their other two-disc set of Handel's Suites but with one big advantage. Here as there, Handel's Suites are models of wit, sensitivity, affection and virtuosity. Here as there, Gavrilov's performances are fluent, muscular, and persuasive and Richter's performances are supremely expressive, wonderfully supple, and overwhelmingly commanding.
Sonya Bach & English Chamber Orchestra - Bach: Keyboard Concertos & Italian Concerto (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Sonya Bach & English Chamber Orchestra - Bach: Keyboard Concertos & Italian Concerto (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 102:49 minutes | 1.72 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

A virtuoso harpsichordist and organist, it is remarkable that J.S. Bach composed only one original work for keyboard and orchestra. The fifth Brandenburg Concerto, with its huge sixty-five bar cadenza in the first movement, created the blueprint for all piano concertos that followed. However, Bach the great arranger mined his other concertos to create seven more keyboard works (No.6, omitted here, is for keyboard, flutes and strings).
Vladimir Feltsman, Orchestra Of St. Luke's - Johann Sebastian Bach: 7 Keyboard Concertos (2009) 2CDs

Johann Sebastian Bach: 7 Keyboard Concertos (2009) 2CDs
Vladimir Feltsman, piano & conductor, Orchestra Of St. Luke's

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 439 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 269 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Nimbus | # NI 2541/2 | Time: 01:48:11

Originally recorded for the small Music Masters label in the early '90s, this set of Bach's keyboard concertos was among a series of choice Music Masters items reissued by Nimbus late in the first decade of the 21st century. The Russians have never been known for Bach, but this is a solid traversal that can be recommended to anyone wanting to hear these concertos on a piano accompanied by modern instruments. Despite these forces, there is a good deal of influence from the British historical-instrument movement apparent here; the crisp string playing avoids any hint of Romantic sheen, and Feltsman is very subtle in his introduction of purely pianistic elements. The long notes in the slow movements tend to be just a bit more extended than would be possible on a harpsichord, and Feltsman thus creates a smooth, pearly texture that's quite lyrical. In several of the finales he pushes the tempo to high speeds, creating an entirely different effect on a piano that the music would have on a harpsichord.
Tessa Bonner, Rose Consort of Viols, Red Byrd - Byrd: Consort & Keyboard Music, Songs and Anthems (1994)

Tessa Bonner, Rose Consort of Viols, Red Byrd - Byrd: Consort & Keyboard Music, Songs and Anthems (1994)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 63:29 | 340 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.550604

Red Byrd is certainly among the most unusual ensembles before the public today: at its core are two singers, a tenor and bass, who typically engage the services of other vocalists or choral groups, and/or employ the accompaniment of various instrumentalists or instrumental ensembles. It has performed much early music repertory both in concert, including festival appearances, and on recordings.
Rose Consort of Viols - Gibbons: Consort and Keyboard Music; Songs and Anthems (1994)

Rose Consort of Viols - Gibbons: Consort and Keyboard Music; Songs and Anthems (1994)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 68:24 | 358 MB
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Naxos | Catalog: 8.550603

The music of Orlando Gibbons represents the English response to radical changes that stemmed largely from Italy in the age of the birth of opera and a move away from the contrapunctal complexities of previous centuries. Whereas the Italian tended to write gradiose and radical works such of those by Monteverdi, the English tended to write music that was stylistically old-fashioned by the standards of the times, unostentatious with its preference for the sounds of the viol consort that helped make it so intimately poetic and evocative.

Piano Building Blocks Learn New Chord Positions on Keyboard  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by naag at Dec. 13, 2017
Piano Building Blocks Learn New Chord Positions on Keyboard

Piano Building Blocks Learn New Chord Positions on Keyboard
MP4 | Video: AVC 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44KHz 2ch | Duration: 1.5 Hours | Lec: 9 | 1.23 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

Take piano chording to the next level - learn how inversions will make your playing more musical and interesting.