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Rustem Hayroudinoff, James Ehnes - Antonín Dvořák: Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto (2005)

Rustem Hayroudinoff, James Ehnes - Antonín Dvořák: Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto (2005)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 70:29 | 302 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos Records | Catalog: CHAN 10309

It says much for the Russian pianist Rustem Hayroudinoff that he gives such a command- ing performance of the Dvorák Piano Concerto, always a tricky work to play thanks to unpianistic piano writing. Sviatoslav Richter, after making his classic recording with Carlos Kleiber, pronounced that it was the most difficult concerto he had ever tackled but somehow he made the original, unrevised piano-writing – which he insisted on using – sound totally convincing.

Trio Wanderer - Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trios, Op. 65 & 90 (2017)  Music

Posted by Designol at May 25, 2017
Trio Wanderer - Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trios, Op. 65 & 90 (2017)

Trio Wanderer - Antonín Dvořák: Piano Trios, Op. 65 & 90 (2017)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 274 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 154 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | # HMM902248 | Time: 01:05:11

The Trio Wanderer pays tribute to Dvorák and his last two trios. Alongside the sombre interiority and fiery intensity of the Trio No. 3 in F minor, this programme presents a new version of the famous Dumky Trio, to which the Wanderers owed their first great success on record. Passionate and melancholy by turns, it is also the most innovative and the freest of Dvorák’s trios. A fine symbol for the Trio Wanderer, which has just reached its 30th year of existence without ever ceasing to surprise and touch us. Happy anniversary and hats off!
The Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnanyi - Dvorak / Smetana (1986/1995) [Reissue 2005] PS3 MCH ISO

The Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi - Dvořák / Smetana (1986/1995) [Reissue 2005]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 5.1 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 77:47 minutes | All Scans included | 4,39 GB
Warning: Features Multichannel surround sound ONLY | Label: Decca / Eloquence # 476 782-6
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.
Christian Tetzlaff, Helsinki PO, John Storgards - Dvorak: Violin Concerto, Romance; Suk - Fantasy (2016)

Antonín Dvořák - Violin Concerto, Romance; Josef Suk - Fantasy in G minor (2016)
Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; John Storgårds, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 299 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:06:30
Genre: Classical | Label: Ondine | # ODE 1279-5

This performance of the fiery Fantasy in G minor for violin and orchestra, Op. 24, of Josef Suk, with violinist Christan Tetzlaff catching the full impact of the irregular form with its dramatic opening giving out into a set of variations, is impressive. And Tetzlaff delivers pure warm melody in the popular Romance in F minor, Op. 11, of Dvorák. But the real reason to acquire this beautifully recorded Ondine release is the performance of the Dvorák Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53, a work of which there are plenty of recordings, but that has always played second fiddle (if you will) to the Brahms concerto. Tetzlaff and the Helsinki Philharmonic under John Storgårds create a distinctive and absorbing version that can stand with the great Czech recordings of the work. Sample anywhere, but especially the slow movement, where Tetzlaff's precise yet rich sound, reminiscent for those of a certain age of Henryk Szeryng, forms a striking contrast with Storgårds' glassy Nordic strings. In both outer movements as well, Tetzlaff delivers a warm yet controlled performance that is made to stand out sharply.