Elektra, Strauss

Strauss Richard - Der Rosenkavalier (Carlos Kleiber, Felicity Lott, Ann Sofie von Otter) (2001/1994)

Strauss Richard - Der Rosenkavalier (Carlos Kleiber, Felicity Lott, Ann Sofie von Otter) (2001/1994)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | 4.06 Gb+6.87 Gb (DVD5+DVD9) | 193 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

The epic grandeur of Der Rosenkavalier stems not just from its immense length (over three hours) but from the all-too-human complexity of its characters–each of whom is smitten with someone else–and the endless stream of graceful melodies the composer conjures. After the tonality-stretching dissonance of Salome and especially Elektra, Strauss moved onto a different musical path here: the music's sheer gorgeousness has given this most heartbreaking of 20th-century operas its pride of place in the repertory.

Sir Georg Solti - Richard Strauss The Operas: Box Set 15CDs (2012)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Nov. 25, 2016
Sir Georg Solti - Richard Strauss The Operas: Box Set 15CDs (2012)

Sir Georg Solti - Richard Strauss The Operas: Box Set 15CDs (2012)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 2,17 Gb | Scans 54 Mb
Label: Decca | Release Year: 2012

October 21, 2012 marks Sir Georg Soltis centenary and Decca is celebrating this with several important reissues.
Sir Georg was an exclusive Decca artist for 50 years. In 1947 he signed his first contract with Decca - as a pianist and that same year he made his first record as a conductor (with the Zurich Tonhalle in Beethovens Egmont Overture). His last public concerts took place just a few weeks before his death in 1997 and were with the Zurich Tonhalle.

Strauss Richard - Elektra (Karl Bohm) (2005/1981)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Sept. 19, 2016
Strauss Richard - Elektra (Karl Bohm) (2005/1981)

Strauss Richard - Elektra (Karl Böhm) (2005/1981)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Deutsch (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.77 Gb+4.16 Gb (DVD9+DVD5) | 208 min
Classical | Deutsche Grammophon | Sub: Deutsch, English, Francais, Espanol, Chinese

Götz Friedrich’s 1981 Elektra film sets Richard Strauss’ opera in a dark and dingy abandoned 20th-century factory populated by grungy denizens in psuedo-Greek garb. Elektra herself appears like some deranged homeless woman reeking with sweat and slime (in the rain). And the depravity doesn’t stop there. Friedrich plays up the work’s sado-masochistic elements, with bloody whippings and an orgy sequence involving nude lesbians bathing themselves in the blood of a sacrificial ram. Now you might think that all of this detracts from the score, but on the contrary, the production matches image to music so brilliantly that anyone seeing this opera for the first time would think they were created for each other (which allows you to ignore the occasional useless, almost silly gesture, such as the frequent and prolonged shots of Agamemnon’s bloodied visage during Elektra’s opening monologue).

Elektra in Full Score  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Nov. 10, 2015
Elektra in Full Score

Elektra in Full Score by Richard Strauss
English | Jan. 1, 1991 | ISBN: 0486265382 | 384 Pages | PDF | 40 MB

Strauss: Elektra - Borkh, Schech, Madeira [Bohm] [2 CD]  Music

Posted by aibdescalzo at June 7, 2010
Strauss: Elektra - Borkh, Schech, Madeira [Bohm] [2 CD]

Strauss - Elektra [Böhm]
EAC Rip | Classical (opera) | 2 CD | FLAC + CUE + Logs | Covers | 520 mb | RS + SM | TT 01:40:11
Released: 1994 | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

Sieglinde Wagner, Renate Reinecke, Gerda Scheyrer, Inge Borkh, Gerhard Unger, Siegfried Vogel, Cvetka Ahlin, Ilona Steingruber, Margarete Sjösted, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Fritz Uhl, Marianne Schech, Fred Teschler, Judith Hellwig, Hermi Ambros, Jean Madeira
Dresden Staatskapelle, Dresden State Opera Chorus, Karl Böhm (conductor)

Strauss: Salome & Elektra [3 CD] Dmitri Mitropoulos (1958)  Music

Posted by drbarbaro at May 2, 2010
Strauss: Salome & Elektra [3 CD] Dmitri Mitropoulos (1958)

Richard Strauss: Salome / Elektra
EAC Rip | FLAC+CUE+LOG | Scans (complete) | 76.23+73.04+74.10 min (3 CD) | 1,03 GB
Opera | Label: Arkadia (MP 459.3) | Recorded: 1958 (live) | Released: 1992
Inge Borkh, Frances Yend, Blanche Thebom, Ramón Vinay, David Lloyd, Giulio Gari, Mack Harrell, Giorgio Tozzi; Dmitri Mitropoulos
A 20th Century Opera Collection - Strauss - Elektra - Sinopoli

Richrad Strauss (1864-1949): Elektra - Giuseppe Sinopoli - Wiener Philharmoniker
Classical | Opera | Early 20th Century | 2CD | EACRip | APE+LOG+CUE | Covers | RS.com | 483MB
Label:DG | Year of release: 1997 | DDD
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - Got A Mind To Give Up Living: Live 1966 (2016) {Elektra}

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - Got A Mind To Give Up Living: Live 1966 (2016) {Elektra}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 410 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 150 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 48 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1966, 2016 Elektra / Real Gone Music | RCM-0456
Blues / Electric Chicago Blues / Blues Rock

Thanks to the dedicated effort of the folks at Real Gone, this often bootlegged date by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band gets its first official release. These 13 tracks come from a smoking date at the Unicorn Coffee House in Boston. Nobody's sure of the exact date, but estimates put it somewhere during a two-week run in May, two months before the band's classic East-West was released. There's over an hour of music on what amounts to the first recorded document from this sextet: hard-grooving Chicago drummer Billy Davenport (Sam Lay left after the band's debut album) joined vocalist/harmonicist Butterfield, guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop, organist Mark Naftalin, and bassist Jerome Arnold.
David Gates – First (1973) Elektra / EKS-75066 - Original US Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - NEW 2016 RIP!

David Gates – First
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz
Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Label: Elektra/EKS-75066 | Release: 1973 | Genre: Country-Rock

The first solo David Gates's album.
Strauss Richard - Ariadne auf Naxos (Christian Thielemann) (2013) [BluRay-rip]

Strauss Richard - Ariadne auf Naxos (Christian Thielemann) (2013) [BluRay-rip]
BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 135 min | 7,36 Gb
Audio: German / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese

Filmed live in Baden-Baden by the veteran director Brian Large, Renée Fleming makes her debut in the role of Ariadne together with fellow key Strauss interpreters Sophie Koch and Christian Thielemann, following on from their Rosenkavalier triumph. Thielemann conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden, the orchestra to whom Strauss dedicated his Alpine Symphony and which premiered Feuersnot, Salome, Elektra, Der Rosenkavalier and Daphne. Fleming's voice might have been made for Ariadne and she achieved a great personal triumph in this production: “The chief glory of the evening was hearing Renée Fleming, the Straussian soprano par excellence, making her role debut as Ariadne… As the possessor of what is, possibly, the most beautiful soprano voice in the world, she put her vocal treasures in the service of an empathic, nuanced interpretation of the role. From the creamy top, through a rich, warm middle, to the bewitching, darker colours of her lower register, Fleming poured her magnificent sound into Strauss’s enchanting melodic arcs, animating the sadness, vulnerability, and desire of the bereft princess…” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung