Biber Fidicinium Sacro Profanum

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber - Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum (1683) - Les Plaisirs du Parnasse

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber - Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum (1683)
Classical, Baroque | 1 CD | EAC | FLAC, CUE, LOG | Scans | 391 MB | Rapidshare
Recorded: 3-7 Sept. 2007, Volkshaus, Basel | Released: 2008 | Label: ZIG-ZAG 800701 | TT: 71:47
Les Plaisirs du Parnasse (David Plantier - violin & direction | Eva Bohri - violin | Peter Barczi, Patricia Gagnon - altos | Maya Amrein - cello | Andrea Marchiol - organ | Shiruko Noiri - archlute)

Biber's Fidicinum sacro-profanum … attempts a synthesis of sacred and profane, combining dances and contrapuntal rigor, if not artifice, under the umbrella of Biber's musical personality. These 12 sonatas … suggest Purcell's chunky vigor and exploratory fancy more distinctly than Corelli's elegantly restrained and serenely logical Fortspinnung. … Les Plaisirs du Parnasse … has tapped Biber's ingenious combinations of sounds, as rich and diverse in its own way as Vivaldi's. But rhythms assume an equal - and at times, even greater - significance. The detailed recorded sound possesses a winning depth and richness. Enthusiastically recommended to the ever-growing number of Biber's admirers as well as to more general listeners. (Robert Maxham, Fanfare, Jan/Feb 2009)
Biber - Les Plaisirs du Parnasse, Plantier - Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum (2008) {Repost}

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704) - Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum
Les Plaisirs du Parnasse / David Plantier
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 368 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: ZigZag # ZZT080701 | Country/Year: France 2008
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque

"…But, with his Fidicinium, Biber exploits the subject in a wholly innovative fashion, thanks to multiple musical and symbolic references, thereby asserting his status as one of the major figures of his era." - David Plantier

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber - Sacro-profanum  

Posted by alekhno at March 18, 2008
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber - Sacro-profanum

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644 – 1704)Sacro-profanum
Classical | APE CUE | 2 CD | Covers | 600 Mb | RS.com

12 Sonatas "Fidicinium sacro-profanum", Nisi Dominus aedificaverit domum, Battalia a 10, "Sonata di marche", Laetatus sum, Balletti lamentabili, Serenada "Nightwatchman's Call", Passacaglia
Biber - Mensa sonora, seu Musica instrumentalis (The Purcell Quartet) (2008)

Biber - Mensa sonora, seu Musica instrumentalis (The Purcell Quartet) (2008)
Classical | Eac, Flac, Img+Cue, Log | Covers | 294.13 MB
Label: Chandos Records | Catalog N.: CHAN 0748 | TT - 59:13

The Purcell Quartet appears to be recording all of Heinrich Biber's string chamber music and their flexible lineup – Jane Rogers joins on viola to fill out the fifth part here – certainly facilitates Biber's rather unique requirements. The main concentration of Purcell Quartet's attention to Biber was in the 1990s; between 1994 and 1997, it recorded, in quick succession, the Harmonia artificiosa ariosa, Sonatae tam aris quam Aulis servientes, and the Fidicunium Sacro-Profanum. With this recording of the Mensa sonora, the only string chamber works Biber left that the Purcell Quartet hasn't gotten to are mostly solo sonatas – the Mystery Sonatas, the sonatas of 1681, and a number of miscellaneous sonatas and occasional pieces, not all of which are squarely landed in the camp of Biber and all of which are smaller than they are.
Alice Pierot - Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Mysterien Sonaten (2003) 2CD

Alice Pierot - Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Mysterien Sonaten (2003) 2CD
Mp3 CBR320 kbps | 119:41 min | 287 Mb (5% Rec.)
Classical | Label: Alpha Records

This performance by violinst Alice Pierot and Les veilleurs de Nuit is part of a remarkable series from France's Alpha label, pairing mostly Baroque works with paintings of the era. The package for this disc shows an image of Mary awaiting the Annunciation, painted around 1475 by the Neapolitan Antonello da Messina. It's two centuries older than the Biber cycle, and it's quite simple – the painting has nothing of the wildly ornate, extreme, experimental quality of Biber's music, which makes extensive use of scordatura or unorthodox violin tuning.

Play Magazine - Volume 9 - Batman - Terrore Sacro  Comics

Posted by Mendose at May 12, 2017
Play Magazine - Volume 9 - Batman - Terrore Sacro

Play Magazine - Volume 9 - Batman - Terrore Sacro
Italian | CBR | 80 pages | 84.8 MB
Igor Ruhadze & Ensemble Violini Capricciosi - Biber: Mystery Sonatas (2017)

Igor Ruhadze & Ensemble Violini Capricciosi - Biber: Mystery Sonatas
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, scans | 304:31 min | 1.52 GB
Label: Brilliant Classics - BC 95291 | Tracks: 30 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Baroque, Violin

This album is the first recording of the complete violin sonatas by Ignaz Franz von Biber. The violin sonatas of Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704) have come to represent the pinnacle of seventeenth-century violin playing and composition due to their inventiveness and technical difficulty. Biber is especially known for his extensive use of scordatura, the practice of retuning the violin strings of different pitches than those normally used. This music is played with full technical command and imagination by Igor Ruhadze and his Ensemble I Violini Capricciosi, consisting of cello, theorbo, organ and harpsichord. These artists gained international recognition for their staggering recording of the complete works by Pietro Antonio Locatelli.
Vaughan Jones - Vilsmaÿr, Pisendel, Biber: Works for Solo Violin (2015)

Vaughan Jones - Vilsmaÿr, Pisendel, Biber: Works for Solo Violin (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 01:58:09 | 651 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: First Hand Records | Catalog: FHR38

Violinist Vaughan Jones brings us a fascinating collection of 18th century solo works. Three hundred years after their first publication, Austrian composer Johann Joseph Vilsmayr's Six Partitas for Solo Violin are recorded here in their entirety for the first time. Johann Georg Pisendel was a famous Baroque violinist and composer. His fiendishly difficult Violin Sonata is an unpredictable, tempestuous and capricious work, showing great scope and ambition. To round out the recording, Jones plays the famous Passacaglia by Biber - a somber, moving work and a perfect end to this noteworthy set.
Ariadne Daskalakis, Ensemble Vintage Köln - Biber - The Rosary Sonatas (2015)

Ariadne Daskalakis, Ensemble Vintage Köln - Biber - The Rosary Sonatas (2015)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 02:12:30 | 768 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: BIS | Catalog: BIS-SACD-2096

Biber's 'Rosary Sonatas' for violin and basso continuo stand alone in the violin literature and in music history, offering a unique combination of programmatic material and the use of scordatura. The cycle consists of fifteen sonatas for violin and basso continuo, and a closing Passacaglia for solo violin, composed c.1687. Through the copper engravings inserted at the head of each sonata in the manuscript depicting key moments in the lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary, the music has become associated with the Catholic Mysteries of the Rosary.

Ricercar Consort - Biber: Imitation (2016) {Mirare}  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Jan. 4, 2017
Ricercar Consort - Biber: Imitation (2016) {Mirare}

Ricercar Consort - Biber: Imitation (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and log | covers+booklet | 446 mb
Classical, Baroque | Label: Mirare (MIR302)

At the end of the Thirty Years War, the support of the Viennese Imperial Court allowed the emergence of an extraordinarily talented generation of musicians speaking with virtuosity, humour and depth. Schmelzer, Biber and Kerll were at the forefront. For Carnival festivities where music has pride of place they regale us with earthy works that mimic the sounds of nature and everyday life. They also had to meet the taste of Emperor Leopold I, who particularly appreciated imitative counterpoint, and for whom they composed these sonatas which have the power to elevate the soul and spirit.