Bowen Viola Sonatas

Yuri Bashmet, Sviatoslav Richter - Hindemith, Shostakovich: Viola Sonatas, Britten: Lachrymae (1991)

Yuri Bashmet, Sviatoslav Richter - Hindemith, Shostakovich: Viola Sonatas, Britten: Lachrymae (1991)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:08:31 | 245 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga | Catalog: MK 418015

Yuri Bashmet developed a highly successful international career as a violist, but then, like so many talented instrumentalists of his generation, branched out into conducting, even founding an orchestra. He has never abandoned the viola, managing to split his time in even portions between soloist and conductor, often appearing in both roles in the same concert.
Hiyoli Togawa & Lilit Grigoryan - Romantic Viola Sonatas (2018)

Hiyoli Togawa & Lilit Grigoryan - Romantic Viola Sonatas (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 321 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 12 | Time: 75:58 min

The viola established itself as a prominent solo voice in the 20th century, but the three works here illustrate the instruments wide spectrum in chamber music of the 19th century. Concluding with a striking series of free variations, Mendelssohns Viola Sonata in C minor is notable for its combination of dignified melancholy, exuberance and lightness of texture, culminating in a striking series of free variations. Prague-born Johann Wenzel Kalliwodas Six Nocturnes, Op. 186 exemplify the beautifully crafted poetry and lyric features for which he was so admired, while Georges Onslows Viola Sonata, arranged from the cello original, is exceptionally elegant and virtuosic.
Daniel Barenboim & Pinchas Zukerman - Brahms: The Violin Sonatas & The Viola Sonatas (2CD) (1975)

Daniel Barenboim & Pinchas Zukerman - Brahms: The Violin Sonatas & The Viola Sonatas (2CD) (1975)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 324.02 Mb (CD1) + 171.25 Mb (CD2) + 15.39 Mb (Scans+booklet)
Classical | 02:04:18 | Label: Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Berlin

Daniel Barenboim is an Argentine-Israeli pianist and conductor who is also a citizen of Palestine and Spain. He is the general music director of the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris and La Scala in Milan. Barenboim is known for his work with the West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, a Seville-based orchestra of young Arab and Israeli musicians, and as a resolute critic of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. Barenboim has received many awards and prizes, including an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, France's Légion d'honneur both as a Commander and Grand Officier, and the German Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz and Willy Brandt Award. Together with the Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said, he was given Spain's Prince of Asturias Concord Award. He has won seven Grammy awards for his work and discography. Barenboim is a polyglot, fluent in Spanish, Hebrew, English, French, Italian, and German.
Sara Mingardo, Luca Sanzò & Maurizio Paciariello - Brahms: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120, 2 Gesänge, Op. 91 (2016)

Sara Mingardo, Luca Sanzò & Maurizio Paciariello - Brahms: Viola Sonatas, Op. 120, 2 Gesänge, Op. 91 (2016)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:58:06 | 134 MB
Label: Brilliant Classics

This new recording contains Brahms complete music in which the viola plays a solo part: the two Sonatas Op. 120 and the 2 Gesänge Op. 91, for alto, viola and piano. Brahms two viola sonatas are masterworks of his late style: the perfect handling of the sonata form sets the structure for autumnal reminiscenses and melancholic introspection, alternated by either passionate or tender interludes. Beautiful performances by violist Luca Sanzo and pianist Maurizio Paciariello, who made an excellent recording of Hindemiths Viola Sonatas for Brilliant Classics (BC94782): Strong performance.a real winner (Musicweb). A special treat is the voice of Sara Mingardo in the Zwei Gesänge, one of the foremost altos of today, who sung with Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Chailly, MyungWhunChung, Rinaldo Alessandrini.
Viola Sonatas: Glinka, Roslavets, Shostakovich / Yuri Bashmet,  Mikhail Muntian (1992)

Viola Sonatas: Glinka, Roslavets, Shostakovich / Yuri Bashmet, Mikhail Muntian (1992)
EAC rip | APE, log, cue, covers | RAR Rec. 3% | 217 MB | hotfile, filesonic
Classical | Label: Red Seal | Time: 67:24

Yuri Bashmet is the founder and jury chair of Russia´s only International Viola Competition (Moscow) as well as president of the International Lionel Tertis Viola Competition in the United Kingdom. He is the recipient of various awards and regalia from Russia as well as from other nations. In 1995, he received the Sonnings Musikfond Prize, one of the most prestigious in the world, which was conferred in Copenhagen. Previous recipients of this award include Igor Stravinsky, Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, Arthur Rubinstein, Dmitry Shostakovich, Mstislav Rostropovich, Svyatoslav Rikhter and Gidon Kremer.

Fyodor Druzhinin - Russian Viola Sonatas (2004)  Music

Posted by OkTeM06 at July 19, 2010
Fyodor Druzhinin - Russian Viola Sonatas (2004)

Fyodor Druzhinin - Russian Viola Sonatas (2004)
EAC Rip | Flac tracks, Cue + Log | 328 MB | 77:52 Min | %5 Recovery | FS, RS
Genre: Classic | Label: Melodiya

Brahms: Viola Sonatas; Two Songs - Yuri Bashmet  Music

Posted by Floria_Tosca at Feb. 7, 2009
Brahms: Viola Sonatas; Two Songs - Yuri Bashmet

Brahms: Viola Sonatas; Two Songs - Yuri Bashmet
Label: RCA Victor Europe | ASIN: B000023YR1 | Ape + covers | 233 MB

Russian Viola Recital(2011)  Music

Posted by Su_Lihua at Oct. 1, 2011
Russian Viola Recital(2011)

Russian Viola Recital (2011)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | 1 CD | Complete Scans | 293 MB
Classical/20th Century | Label: Sono Luminus | Cat.: DSL-92136 | RS/MU

The viola-and-piano music performed on a CD called “Russian Viola Sonatas” is almost all unfamiliar: every piece here except the sonata by Paul Juon (1872–1940) is a world premiere recording. While none of the works are brimming with Nationalist flavor, each is written in an attractive, late Romantic idiom that is ideally suited to the Viola's dark-hued timbre. Nelson and Inanga have clearly studied these works carefully and internalized their salient elements: the performances not only sound very good but also seem quite idiomatic.

Shostakovich: Sonatas for Violin and Viola / Kagan, Richter, Bashmet (2003)

Shostakovich: Sonatas for Violin and Viola / Kagan, Richter, Bashmet (2003)
EAC rip | FLAC, log, cue, covers | RAR Rec. 3% | 265 MB | hotfile, filesonic
Classical | Label: Regis | Time: 67:59

These live recordings from 1985 are fantastic treasures. The Moscow Studio Archives release may now be unavailable – perhaps this Regis version is now easier to obtain. Oleg Kagan plays the Violin Sonata (1968) and Yuri Bashmet plays the Viola Sonata (1975), which was Shostakovich's last work, both accompanied by the great Sviatoslav Richter on piano…

Paul Hindemith Sonatas  Music

Posted by lazare at June 5, 2006
Paul Hindemith Sonatas

Paul Hindemith
sonatas for viola alone
viola and piano
2 CD
Kim Kashkashian and Robert Levin

MP3-320 Kb/s | APE-EQ|

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