Dvorak Anton

Pavel Haas Quartet - Antonín Dvořák: String Quartets Op.106 & Op.96 'American' (2010) (Repost)

Pavel Haas Quartet - Antonín Dvořák: String Quartets Op.106 & Op.96 'American' (2010)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) - 317 MB | MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) - 168 MB | Covers Included | 63:14
Genre: Classical | Label: Supraphon | Catalog: SU 4038-2

Second in popularity only to the Ninth Symphony "From the New World," Dvorák's Twelfth String Quartet – which was dubbed the "American" Quartet by the public and media rather than the composer himself – is a work nearly synonymous with the composer's tenure in the United States. These were not the only two works inspired by his cross-sea voyage, however. The Thirteenth String Quartet in G major, Op. 106, though not imbued with the same folkloric characteristics, also came about following the composer's return from the States. The popularity of the "American" Quartet has resulted in a work that is arguably overplayed, making it difficult for new ensembles to find anything new or unique to say about it.
Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek - Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Opp. 46 & 72 (2016)

Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek - Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Opp. 46 & 72 (2016)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 76:08 | 390 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog: 4789458

Classical music listeners resort to ethnic and national generalizations too often. Some of the most insightful Beethoven interpreters were French, and there are plenty of classic non-Czech recordings of Dvorák. Yet there's something uniquely satisfying about this version of the much-recorded Slavonic Dances (both sets, Op. 46 and Op. 72), and the satisfaction has something to do with the all-Czech origins. Take for example the match between the superb sound, recorded in Prague's Rudolfinium hall, and the texture of Jirí Belohlávek's Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, an ensemble he has molded into his own.
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Choir, Mariss Jansons - Antonin Dvorak: Stabat Mater (2015)

Antonín Dvořák - Stabat Mater (2015)
Erin Wall, soprano; Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo; Christian Elsner, tenor; Liang Li, bass
Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Mariss Jansons, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 315 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 181 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: BR Klassik | # 900142 | 01:17:55

Antonín Dvorák's Stabat Mater, Op. 58, written in the aftermath of the deaths of three of his children, is a sober and powerful work, inexplicably neglected and unlike any other work of choral music from the 19th century. Perhaps most performances don't capture its full weight, but this live recording from the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Mariss Jansons, does so. There are many deep pleasures here. The orchestra's choir is extraordinary: rich yet without a hint of wobble and utterly clear in its sense of the text. Jansons keeps things at a deliberate pace that lets the music breathe and the currents of personal experience rise to the surface. The soloists, none terribly well known, are fine in their individual numbers, but absolutely transcendent in ensembles, nowhere more so that in the sublime "Quando corpus morietur" finale (track 10); there are a couple of other strong recordings of this work, but it seems likely that no one has ever matched this conclusion. The live recording from the Herkulessaal in Munich is impressively transparent and faithful to the spontaneity of the event. A superb Dvorák release.
Janacek & Dvorak - Sinfonietta & Symphony From The New World - Anima Eterna Brugge (2015) {Alpha 206 Official Digital Download}

Janacek & Dvorak - Sinfonietta & Symphony From The New World - Anima Eterna Brugge (2015) {Alpha 206 Official Digital Download}
FLAC (tracks) - 44kHz/16 bit - Official Digital Download (qobuz.com) -> 360 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 200 Mb | Artwork (pdf+jpg) | 5% repair rar
© 2015 Alpha Classics / Outhere Music | Alpha 206
Classical / Romantic / Orchestral / Symphony

Two glorious Czech masterpieces are presented on this 2014 release from Alpha, performed on period instruments by the exceptional Anima Eterna Brugge, directed by Jos van Immerseel. Considering that Antonín Dvorák's Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World" was completed in 1893, and Leos Janácek's Sinfonietta dates from 1926, and the period instruments movement mostly has been concerned with Baroque and Classical era works, original instrumentation might strike some listeners as odd. Yet performances in the late 19th and early 20th centuries called for instruments that differ substantially in construction and tone quality from modern models, and the variety of timbres was much greater with handmade instruments than the homogenized sounds of today's mass-produced woodwinds and brass.

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak & Suk (2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Jan. 7, 2017
Mariss Jansons - Dvorak & Suk (2016) [TR24][OF]

Mariss Jansons - Dvorak & Suk
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | 73:14 min | 727 MB | Digital booklet
Label: BR Klassik | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2016

Dvořák's lyrical and cheerful Eighth Symphony, which premiered successfully in Prague on February 2, 1890, is one of the famous Bohemian composer's most often-played works. He succeeded here "in writing a work different from my other symphonies, with individual thoughts elaborated in a new way". Every movement and every melody in this music reflects the fact that it was wholly inspired by the landscape of Bohemia.
Anne-Sophie Mutter, BP, Manfred Honeck - Dvorak: Violin Concerto/Romance/Mazurek/Humoresque (2013) [24/96]

Anne-Sophie Mutter, BP, Manfred Honeck - Antonín Dvořák: Violin Concerto/Romance/Mazurek/Humoresque (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 55:06 minutes | 1,05 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Thirty years after their last recording together, violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter reunited in 2013 with the Berlin Philharmonic, the orchestra with whom her international career began. During that long interval, both she and the orchestra developed their repertoire and refined their musicianship in their own ways. Mutter has been playing Dvořák’s music for decades but had never recorded his Violin Concerto until now. Together with conductor Manfred Honeck and the Berlin Philharmonic, she gives us a voluptuous and emotional interpretation of the Romantic-era work. Mutter also includes Dvořák’s Mazurek, Op. 49, Romance in F Minor and Humoresque to round out this album.

Sitkovetsky Trio - Dvorak, Smetana, Suk: Piano Trios (2014)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Oct. 3, 2015
Sitkovetsky Trio - Dvorak, Smetana, Suk: Piano Trios (2014)

Sitkovetsky Trio - Dvorak, Smetana, Suk: Piano Trios (2014)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 309 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 173 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 2059

The two large-scale works by Dvořák and Smetana are complemented here by the one- movement Elegy, by Josef Suk, Dvořák’s student and later son-in-law. Formed in 2007, the Sitkovetsky Trio performs worldwide and has received numerous awards and critical acclaim, but is here making its début on disc, in a programme perfectly suited to the ensemble’s virtuosic and impassioned music-making.
Antonin Dvorak & Cesar Franck - Piano Quintets (1988) [Clifford Curzon]

Antonín Dvorák & César Franck - Piano Quintets (1988)
Clifford Curzon, piano; Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet

XLD | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 338 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 179 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | # 421 153-2 | Time: 01:09:24

This CD features two quite lovely piano quintets, beautifully played by a quartet of players from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra with Clifford Curzon at the piano. The first piece is by Antonin Dvorak, who composed two piano quintets. The first of these is a relatively early work that Dvorak composed in 1872 when he was 31. The second of his quintets was composed only 15 years later and remains one of his most popular chamber works. The other piece on the CD is by César Franck and, along with his other major chamber works - the violin sonata and the string quartet - reminds the listener of the atmosphere of Franck's best known work, the symphony in d minor.
Jacqueline du Pré, Daniel Barenboim - Dvorak: Cello Concerto, Silent Woods (1971/2012) [24bit/96 kHz]

Jacqueline du Pré, Daniel Barenboim, Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Dvorak: Cello Concerto, Silent Woods (1971/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 49:06 minutes | 1,06 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Hi-Res Front cover
2011 EMI Remaster
Anton Bruckner - BOB / Stefan Blunier - Symphony No. 8 WAB 108 (Version 1890) in C minor (2011) {Hybrid-SACD // EAC Rip}

Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 8 WAB 108 (Version 1890) in C minor
Beethoven Orchester Bonn / Stefan Blunier
2xSACD | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 331 MB | Full Artwork: 98 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Live" # 937 1713-6 | Country/Year: Germany 2011
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Orchestral

"Even though Stefan Blunier's 2011 recording of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor is a lot to digest, timed at over 88 minutes and stretched almost to the breaking point, this is a deeply compelling performance and an impressive recording that deserves all the time listeners devote to it. (…) MDG's natural, unprocessed sound is a great aid to capturing the orchestra's subtle dynamics, and the live recording has very few extraneous sounds. Highly recommended." ~AMG