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Helsingborg SO, Andrew Manze - Johannes Brahms: Symphonies (2012) 3CD Set [Re-Up]

Johannes Brahms: Symphonies (2012) 3CD Set
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Manze

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Genre: Classical | Label: CPO | # CPO 777720-2 | Time: 03:30:55

One might expect Andrew Manze's interpretations of Johannes Brahms' four symphonies to adhere to ideas of the movement for historically informed performance practice, due to his scholarship and dedication to authenticity in his early music performances. However, and somewhat paradoxically, he and the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra have delivered more or less mainstream readings on modern instruments; there are no signs of late 19th century woodwind or brass timbres, and the strings play with standard vibrato. Yet Manze's historical fact finding has gone to a deeper level than just replicating instrumentation or orchestral scale, and he has found numerous clues to Brahms' intentions in the composer's transcriptions of the symphonies for two pianos, which often vary with the published orchestral scores in accentuation, tempo indications, and phrasing. These are fine points that can be discerned with careful listening and great familiarity with many other recordings of the symphonies, both conventional and historic, but they may not be the main thing listeners will consider in appreciating this set. The playing and the recording quality are up to the extraordinarily high levels set by CPO in all its releases, and these resilient works sound as good as they ever did under any other conductor.
Salvatore Accardo, Bruno Canino - Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonatas (2001) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Salvatore Accardo, Bruno Canino - Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonatas (2001)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 75:29 minutes | 1.56 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Brahms was a severe critic of his own work, often assailed with uncertainty and reluctant to publish works he considered immature or incomplete. With the exception of the Scherzo in C flat for the Sonata F.A.E. he made his first violin solo work known to the public at only the age of 45 with the publication of the Concerto in D major, op. 77.

Trio Fontenay - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Trios (2009) 2CDs  Music

Posted by Designol at Feb. 25, 2018
Trio Fontenay - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Trios (2009) 2CDs

Trio Fontenay - Johannes Brahms: The Piano Trios (2009) 2CDs
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Genre: Classical | Label: Apex | # 2564 69209-3 | Time: 02:03:19

This duo set unites all of Brahms’ Piano Trios, masterpieces of the genre, in performances of integrity and beauty from the Trio Fontenay.

Lewis Furey - Haunted by Brahms (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Feb. 21, 2018
Lewis Furey - Haunted by Brahms (2017)

Lewis Furey - Haunted by Brahms (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 137 MB
Label: ATMA Classique – ACD2 2765 | Tracks: 17 | Time: 42:46 min
Classical, Vocal

"Originally these lieder were not intended to be sung in concert halls, but in private salons. People bought the sheet music and sang it at home. The songs were therefore interpreted by ordinary singers. When I understood this, I really began to love them." Lewis Furey
Brahms - Complete Symphonies and Concertos (2010) {Arrau, Szeryng, Starker, RCO, Haitink} (7CD Decca 478 2365 rec 1969-1980)

Brahms - Complete Symphonies and Concertos (2010) {Arrau, Szeryng, Starker, RCO, Haitink} (7CD Decca 478 2365 rec 1969-1980)
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© 1969-80, 2010 Decca Music / Universal | 478 2365
Classical / Romantic / Orchestral / Concerto / Symphony

Bernard Haitink conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Brahms’s great orchestral works, including the complete symphonies. The concertos feature three great soloists: pianist Claudio Arrau, violinist Henryk Szeryng, and cellist Janos Starker. "No one, I trust, will deny that Arrau has lived with, wrestled with, and in a truly terribly way ’known’ the D minor Concerto for more years than most of us can consciously recall. Where contemporary pianists have often tended to refine or domesticate the concerto, withdrawing it from the world of heroic endeavour, Arrau has always done the reverse. No pianist, apart possibly from Serkin in his several recordings, has communicated so formidably the work’s scope: its seriousness and its anxious, tragic mood. Often Arrau makes free with the text. But the vision is huge, the technique astonishing. Haitink is a worthy accompanist."

Julius Katchen - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano (1997) (6CD Box Set)  Music

Posted by shamanicus at Dec. 9, 2017
Julius Katchen - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano (1997) (6CD Box Set)

Julius Katchen - Brahms: Works for Solo Piano (1997) (6CD Box Set)
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Classical, Romantic | Label: London Classics / 455 247-2 / CD

Julius Katchen performs the composer's work whom he most favored; again, highly-esteemed recordings among classical cognoscenti.

Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 8, 2017
Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)

Nelson Freire - Brahms: Piano Pieces & Sonata No. 3 (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 211 MB
Label: Decca – 4832154 | Tracks: 17 | Time: 73:05 min
Classical, Piano, Romantic Era

Nelson Freire made his recording debut with the Brahms F minor sonata in 1967. Now, half a century later, he returns to this monumental work.
Radu Lupu - Radu Lupu Plays Brahms (2006) {3CD Set Decca 475 7070 rec 1971-1981}

Radu Lupu - Radu Lupu Plays Brahms (2006) {3CD Set Decca 475 7070 rec 1971-1981}
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© 1971-81, 2006 Decca Music | 475 7070
Classical / Romantic / Piano

Longtime fans of reclusive Romanian pianist Radu Lupu will no doubt already know his handful of recordings of Brahms' piano music made in the '70s and early '80s for Decca – his recklessly imperious F minor Sonata, romantically dramatic D minor Concerto, inwardly brooding D minor Variations, and richly autumnal late rhapsodies, ballades, and intermezzos. But fans of Brahms' piano music who don't already know Lupu's recordings will be overwhelmed by what they'd heretofore missed. Lupu's full, round tone, his effortless virtuosity, his poetic intensity, and his soulful expressivity combine in unified performances of consummate artistry.
Ronald Fuchs, Chanda VanderHart - Johannes Brahms: Sonatas for cello and piano, Six lieder transcriptions (2008)

Ronald Fuchs, Chanda VanderHart - Johannes Brahms: Sonatas for cello and piano, Six lieder transcriptions (2008)
XLD | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:56 | 293 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Brahms Museum | Catalog: 9007970003148

As well as Brahms’ 175th birth­day in 2008 inspired these record­ings in the “Kun­sthaus” in Mürz­zuschlag. Ronald Fuchs and Chanda Van­der­Hart play, in addi­tion to the two cello sonatas, six Brahms lieder tran­scrip­tions in their orig­i­nal keys. The lieder selected have a spe­cial con­nec­tion to both the Stre­icher piano and with Mürz­zuschlag itself. Brahms played severel of them, includ­ing “Wie Melo­dien zieht es mir” with Her­mine Spies, and com­posed both “Sap­phis­che Ode” and “Der Tod, das ist die kühle Nacht” dur­ing his time in Mürzzuschlag.
Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96] RE

Daniel Barenboim, Staatskapelle Berlin, Gustavo Dudamel - Brahms: Piano Concertos (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 102:06 minutes | 1,72 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This alliance of marquee names proves to be a resounding success, thanks partly to the robust personalities of Barenboim and Dudamel, and partly to the choice of material, showcasing the early and late Brahms.