Chopin

Coline-Marie Orliac & Olga Pasichnyk - Harpistically Yours, Chopin (2018)

Coline-Marie Orliac & Olga Pasichnyk - Harpistically Yours, Chopin (2018)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 169 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 130 Mb | 00:55:32
Classical, Vocal | Label: Odradek Records, Hello Stage

Frédéric Chopin's music is closely associated with the piano and as a matter of fact most of his music is written for this instrument. French harpist Coline-Marie Orliac did not want to miss playing Chopin?s inspiring music and took the audacious task to transcribe it for harp. Among Chopin's signature works is her arrangement of the Ballade op. 23 No. 1, displaying to the listener her breathtaking virtuosity while always adding a fresh and more transparent sound to Chopin's music.

Lars Vogt - Chopin (2014) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at April 30, 2018
Lars Vogt - Chopin (2014) [Official Digital Download]

Lars Vogt - Chopin (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 77:39 minutes | 607 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

„I always loved Chopin, albeit somewhat from a distance – like Bach, whose works I didn’t play in public for a long time. However it is amusing to note that a certain piece by Chopin is the work I’ve probably performed more often than anything else: the Nocturne in C Sharp minor, op. posth; I like to feature it as an encore. If someone asked me to sum up my entire life as an artist with a signature piece, I would probably choose it. I feel a profound connection with its melodic simplicity, its light melancholy mood. I’ve discovered once more that Chopin is truly one of the greatest.
VA - Ultimate Chopin: The Essential Masterpieces (2007) (5 CD Box Set)

VA - Ultimate Chopin: The Essential Masterpieces (2007) (5 CD Box Set)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) | 5 CDs, 05:46:41 min | Covers included | 1,17 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca

Like other titles in this substantial Decca series, Ultimate Chopin is a box set devoted to recordings drawn from the label's prestigious backlist, designed to give beginners and casual listeners a well-rounded introduction to this Romantic master of piano music. The affordable package of five CDs includes Chopin's two concertos for piano and orchestra, as well as his solo keyboard works, such as the nocturnes, ballades, preludes, impromptus, and waltzes.
Emanuel Ax, Eugene Ormandy - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1991)

Emanuel Ax, Eugene Ormandy - Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (1991)
EAC | FLAC (log,tracks+cue) -> 264 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Classical | Label: RCA Victor Silver Seal / BMG Music, VD60789 | 01:14:08

"This recording is remarkable for it's mixture of quiet, subtle virtuosity, musicianship and style. Both concertos are played as if they are works of art as opposed to technical showpieces. Mr. Ax is this generations Rudolph Serkin. Ormandy provides the idiomatic, thankless accompaniment with expert finesse."
Tatiana Shebanova - Chopin: Complete Solo Piano Works In Opus Order (2008)

Tatiana Shebanova - Chopin: Complete Solo Piano Works In Opus Order (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 12:00:18 | 2,1 Gb
Classical | Label: DUX Records

Tatiana Shebanova, who also features in the Fryderyk Chopin Institute’s on-going Real Chopin series (see review special, p83), gets her own complete, modern instrument (as opposed to Real Chopin’s historic instruments) cycle on the Polish label Dux. Arranged in opus order, it presents a satisfying survey of Chopin’s development, and it spares the listener from (for example) a lack of variety in the usual hour-long sequence of waltzes.
Alice Sara Ott - Chopin: Complete Waltzes (2010/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Alice Sara Ott - Chopin: Complete Waltzes (2010/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 61:15 minutes | 1.06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott is a performer who appears to care more about the score and the composer than about her image and interpretations. After promoting Lang-Lang, a pianist of maximal technique but debatable taste, DG has given Ott an exclusive recording contract, and her first release, the complete waltzes of Chopin, shows her to be a pianist of taste and restraint. That is not to say that her performances here are ever less than dazzling, because she plays with supreme ease, or any less than affecting, because she brings out everything in the scores, from sparkling wit to darkest melancholy.

Adam Harasiewicz - Chopin: 57 Mazurkas (2CD) (2010)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Feb. 12, 2018
Adam Harasiewicz - Chopin: 57 Mazurkas (2CD) (2010)

Adam Harasiewicz - Chopin: 57 Mazurkow / Mazurkas (2CD) (2010)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 198.31 Mb + 191.85 Mb | 67.57 + 64.36 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina - NIFCCD 208-209

Adam Harasiewicz is the winner of the first prize at the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in 1955. He has been the juror in many international piano competitions in Poland [The International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition - 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010]. The set "57 Mazurkas" is the fruit of Adam Harasiewicz's long-term cooperation with the Polish Radio and the Fryderyk Chopin Institute. The presented inspiring album was shaped during the seventeen years of concept forming of each of the mazurkas' final interpretation. Spontaneity, full concentration and capturing the nature of the whole recording in one moment were of the utter importance for the pianist.

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.

Francois-Rene Duchâble - Frédéric Chopin: Polonaises (1997)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at May 14, 2018
Francois-Rene Duchâble - Frédéric Chopin: Polonaises (1997)

Francois-Rene Duchâble - Frédéric Chopin: Polonaises (1997)
EAC | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:18:45 | 258 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: EMI Classics | Catalog: 7243 5 56458 2 1

Polonaise: almost always, as soon as the word is uttered, it conjures up the name of Frédéric Chopin. And what could be more natural with a creative genius who was constantly attracted to the genre? His first work, published in Warsaw, was entitled `Polonaise for pianoforte dedicated to her Excellency the Countess Victoire Skarbek by Friderik Chopin, aged eight years'; and right up to the concluding Polonaise-Fantaisie, Op.61, fourteen other similar compositions had punctuated the all-too-brief career of the Polish maestro.
Denise Djokic, David Jalbert - Rachmaninov & Chopin: Cello Sonatas (2013) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Denise Djokic, David Jalbert - Rachmaninov & Chopin: Cello Sonatas (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 72:21 minutes | 1,22 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Canadian cellist Denise Djokic has earned worldwide acclaim for her sincere, powerful interpretations and her bold command of the instrument. For her second solo album on ATMA, she has chosen works for cello and piano by Frédéric Chopin and Sergei Rachmaninov; she is joined by her regular chamber music partner, pianist David Jalbert.