Bach: Piano Concertos

Andrea Bacchetti - Bach: Piano Concertos (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at April 3, 2018
Andrea Bacchetti - Bach: Piano Concertos (2016)

Andrea Bacchetti - Bach: Piano Concertos (2016)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 407 MB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 18 | Time: 94:18 min

Bacchetti is a spritied if idiosyncratic interpreter of Bach…Bacchetti's direction is clearly articulated and elegantly phrased. His textures are lucid with restrained application of the sustaining pedal, and his tempos are irreproachable…there is much enjoyable music-making here. BBC Music MagazineAugust 2016 ****
Glenn Gould, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Golschmann, Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Bach: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5 & 7 (1992)

Glenn Gould, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Golschmann, Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Bach: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-5 & 7 (1992)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 460 Mb | Total time: 69:42+38:08 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Sony | # SM2K 52591 | Recorded: 1957, 58, 67, 69

Glenn Gould was this century's greatest Bach player, so these legendary recordings are self-recommending. While other fine pianists have made powerful statements in this music, no one sounds anything like Gould. His phenomenal clarity of articulation, digital control, and well, just plain interesting way with the music set him completely apart from the competition. With playing of this individuality and quality, it's pointless to engage in any debate with respect to the appropriateness of the piano versus the harpsichord. Scholars and pedants may continue to argue, but the fact is, it doesn't matter. Great musicianship always serves great music best.
-David Hurwitz

Glenn Gould - Beethoven & Bach: Piano Concertos (1958/2015)  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Nov. 14, 2016
Glenn Gould - Beethoven & Bach: Piano Concertos (1958/2015)

Glenn Gould - Beethoven & Bach: Piano Concertos
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | 44:38 min | 443 MB | Digital booklet
Label: Columbia, Sony Music Ent. | Tracks: 08 | Rls.date: 1958/2015

Instead of Leonard Bernstein, the Columbia Symphony Orchestra was fronted this time by Vladimir Golschmann. Born in Paris to Russian émigrés in 1893 and head of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra from 1931, Golschmann was one of the few conductors with whom Gould apparently never had problems, and vice versa. In the Beethoven concerto Gould played his own cadenza – with a noticeable nod to Max Reger ….
Michael Rische, Rainer Maria Klaas, Kammersymphonie Leipzig - C.P.E. Bach: Piano Concertos Wq.22, Wq.43/5, Wq.46 (2014)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Piano Concertos Wq.22, Wq.43/5, Wq.46 (2014)
Michael Rische, piano; Rainer Maria Klaas, piano; Kammersymphonie Leipzig

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 239 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 143 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: hänssler CLASSIC | # CD 98.027 | Time: 00:58:45

The previous two CDs from pianist Michael Rische of the Piano Concertos of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach have been universally acclaimed for their high degree of musicality and the pianist’s passionate commitment to this composer. And in fact, much of the work of this highly original genius remains to be discovered. The 300th Birthday of Bach's second son offers an ideal occasion to become better acquainted with this extraordinary and surprising composer. In addition to the solo concertos, this CD also presents the Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orchestra Wq 46. In each work, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach makes the claim - once again – of his unique place in the history of music, and as evident in these vital, life-affirming performances, is one of the truly great “rediscovered” composers of the past.

Sviatoslav Richter: Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Bach piano concertos  Music

Posted by sankarihauta at Sept. 26, 2010
Sviatoslav Richter: Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Bach piano concertos

Sviatoslav Richter: Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Bach piano concertos
Classical | 1 CD | Unknown rip | 174 MB | FLAC+CUE, no LOG, no scans | TT: 71:57 | RapidShare
Recorded: 1954, Prague | Released: 2010 | Label: Supraphon SU 4014-2
Sviatoslav Richter (piano); Valclav Talich, Karel Ancerl (conductors)

This is a recording from Richter's early period (relatively). Although there are many other verisons of the Tchaikovsky and Bach concertos, these are rather difficult ones to obtain.
Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry - Circles: Piano Concertos by Philip Glass & JS Bach (2018)

Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry - Circles: Piano Concertos by Philip Glass & JS Bach (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, front cover | 194 MB
Label: Orange Mountain Music – 0127 | Tracks: 06 | Time: 46:36 min
Classical

On Glass Piano Concerto No.3: Like a slowly-whirling centrifuge, Philip Glass s beguiling new Piano Concerto No. 3 given its world premiere at Jordan Hall on Friday by A Far Cry and pianist Simone Dinnerstein isolates and concentrates two aspects of the composer s personality long in particularly intriguing tension: his romantic streak and his meditative austerity. Much of the concerto is a lush churn of unsettled harmonies, soloist and string orchestra in search of resolution. Yet resolution comes not with triumph, but by deliberate, cyclical turns.
Piers Lane, Tasmanian SO, Howard Shelley - Williamson: The Complete Piano Concertos (2014) [24/96] REPOST

Piers Lane, Tasmanian SO, Howard Shelley - Williamson: The Complete Piano Concertos (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 116:23 minutes | 1,97 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

A real rarity from Hyperion's Anglo-Australian artistic collaboration: music by an Australian composer who was once at the heart of the English establishment. Malcolm Williamson was one of many Australian creative artists who relocated to Britain in the mid-twentieth century. This double-album set of the complete Piano Concertos is therefore an important document as well as a compendium of deeply appealing music. Williamson wrote with a generosity of emotion and melodic flair rare in the mid-twentieth century, in a forward-looking idiom. Piers Lane, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Howard Shelley are the ideal performers of these unjustly neglected works.
Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal - J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos No. 1-6 (1995) (Repost)

Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal - J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos No. 1-6 (1995)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:46:11 | 650 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Selected Sound Carrier AG | Catalog: 1930.2028-2

Since the beginning of it’s existence in 1960, the Slovak Chamber Orchestra has developed into one of the most popular ensembles in the field of classical music in Slovakia, and into one of the principal representatives of the Slovak interpretation art abroad. The idea of founding a string orchestra has risen in the mind of Prof. Bohdan Warchal in the late 50-s, while still a member of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra.

Sa Chen - Chopin: The 2 Piano Concertos (2008) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at May 21, 2018
Sa Chen - Chopin: The 2 Piano Concertos (2008) (Repost)

Sa Chen - Chopin: The 2 Piano Concertos (2008)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 74:28 | 303 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Pentatone Classics | Catalog: 5186341

Chopin, Piano Concertos No. 1 and 2, performed by pianist Sa Chen and the Gulbenkian Orchestra Lisbon, Lawrence Foster, conductor (Pentatone Classics). Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra followers will remember Sa Chen from a year ago. In October 2007, she joined the orchestra for an unusual work, a piano concerto by Clara Schumann. Chen looks about 12 on her album cover here, but she's 29. She is a promising pianist.
Jean-Guihen Queyras - C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concertos (2018) [Official Digital Download]

Jean-Guihen Queyras, Ensemble Resonanz, Riccardo Minasi - C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concertos (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 52:59 minutes | 548 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

After two albums which met with unanimous critical acclaim all over the world, the Resonanz Ensemble, based in Hamburg, is offering a recording dedicated to Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: the Cello Concertos wq. 170 and Wq. 172, respectively from 1750 and 1753, and the Symphonie Wq. 173 of 1741.