Etudes Op.25

Valentina Lisitsa - Chopin & Schumann: Etudes (2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Valentina Lisitsa - Chopin & Schumann: Etudes (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 99:39 minutes | 1.50 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Simultaneously virtuosic and soulful, indefatigably resourceful and a fount of tech savvy, Valentina Lisitsa has become the very model of a modern, major pianist. From her earliest, chess-playing days, she has prepared, performed and, in many discreet ways since, perfected the keyboard repertoire: war horses in Liszt’s solo canon, two Rachmaninov concerto cycles, challenging Ives sonatas with violinist Hilary Hahn, as well as her most recent record for Decca, a perfectly paced chase of The Piano music of living British minimalist Michael Nyman. On this latest album titled Études, Lisitsa performs works by two leading composers of the Romantic era, Chopin and Schumann.
Maurizio Pollini - Chopin: Etudes (1972) {Official Digital Download 24-bit/96 kHz}

Maurizio Pollini - Chopin: Etudes (1972)
FLAC (Tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Digital Booklet | 00:56:05 | 0,98 Gb | 5% Recovery
Classical | © 2015 Deutsche Grammophon
Official Digital Download | Studio Master

Both sets of Chopin's etudes can be as fiendishly difficult for the performer as they are mesmerizing for the listener, yet Maurizio Pollini makes them sound as if they pose no problems whatsoever for him in this 1972 recording. Every one of the etudes is played with easy precision, energy, and an entirely enjoyable musicality that demonstrates why Chopin's etudes are no mere exercises and are as suited to the recital hall as to the practice room. The Op. 25 No. 5 Etude in E minor has some tricky finger acrobatics in it, but Pollini brings out a singing melody all the same in the middle section, while adding a bit of dancing animation to the outer sections…

Boris Berezovsky - Chopin: Etudes (1991)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 22, 2016
Boris Berezovsky - Chopin: Etudes (1991)

Boris Berezovsky - Chopin: Etudes (1991)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:08:17 | 238 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Teldec | Catalog: B000000SED

Berezovsky is a sadly under-rated player, even though he won the Tchakovsky Competition in 1990. His natural talent is given full vent in these Etudes. One must remember that these were studies written by Chopin, each one exploring a singular technical idea - the 'Revolutionary' a test of left-hand power and flexibility, Op.10 No.1 a study in right-hand stretches, etc. Thus in each piece, Berezovsky utilises a different aspect of his phenomenal technique and gives a demonstration of how they should be played. In the CD booklet, one critic accurately observes that Berezovsky 'knows there is plenty of time ahead of him'; and rightly so! In a musical world today where everyone thinks they need to flex their muscle in order to gain attention, Berezovsky carries on at his own pace, regardless. There is no need to play everything at breakneck speed as does Argerich where the tendency is to sink into a show of bad taste and pointless pyrotechnics.
Frederic Chopin - Hardy Rittner - Complete Etudes (2012) {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC} [RE-UP]

Frederic Chopin - Hardy Rittner - Complete Etudes
Hardy Rittner plays a Conrad Graf Piano (c. 1835)
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 3,23 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 938 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Scene" # 904 1747-6 | Country/Year: Germany 2012
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Piano, Period Instrument

"…Outstanding. I cannot recommend this disc highly enough." "…This is a remarkable recording which reveals Chopin in a new light." ~SA-CD.net

Jan Lisiecki - Chopin: Etudes (2013) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Aug. 24, 2015
Jan Lisiecki - Chopin: Etudes (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Jan Lisiecki - Chopin: Études (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:16 minutes | 941 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The incredible Jan Lisiecki performs both cycles of Chopin’s virtuosic Études. This is the second Deutsche Grammophon release from the young Canadian pianist, and his first-ever studio recital album
Chopin’s Études are among the most challenging and evocative pieces of all the works in the piano repertoire. Jan Lisiecki has just finished recording the Études in the famous Koerner Hall of the Music Conservatory in Toronto. The Royal Conservatory has been involved in the training of many notable artists such as the pianists Glenn Gould and Oscar Peterson.
Frederic Chopin - Hardy Rittner - Complete Etudes (2012) {Hybrid-SACD //  EAC Rip}

Frederic Chopin - Hardy Rittner - Complete Etudes
Hardy Rittner plays a Conrad Graf Piano (c. 1835)
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 196 MB | Full Artwork: 87 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Scene" # 904 1747-6 | Country/Year: Germany 2012
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Piano, Period Instrument

"…Outstanding. I cannot recommend this disc highly enough." "…This is a remarkable recording which reveals Chopin in a new light." ~SA-CD.net
Frederic Chopin - Hardy Rittner - Complete Etudes (2012) {Hybrid-SACD // ISO & HiRes FLAC}

Frederic Chopin - Hardy Rittner - Complete Etudes
Hardy Rittner plays a Conrad Graf Piano (c. 1835)
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 3,23 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 938 MB | Full Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: MDG "Scene" # 904 1747-6 | Country/Year: Germany 2012
Genre: Classical | Style: Romantic, Piano, Period Instrument

"…Outstanding. I cannot recommend this disc highly enough." "…This is a remarkable recording which reveals Chopin in a new light." ~SA-CD.net
Hiroaki Takenouchi - Sterndale Bennett: Piano Sonata, Op. 13; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (2017) [24/48]

Hiroaki Takenouchi - Sterndale Bennett: Piano Sonata, Op. 13; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 58:06 minutes | 579 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Depuis plusieurs années, Hiroaki Takenouchi nourrissait l'envie de défendre la musique d’une personnalité majeure de l’époque romantique, William Sterndale Bennett – un Anglais, pianiste virtuose, né en 1816, considéré à son époque comme l’un des virtuoses les plus captivants, par sa flamboyance et sa science du clavier.
Nobuyuki Tsujii - Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 Op.11, Berceuse Op.57, 12 Etudes Op.10 (2010)

Nobuyuki Tsujii - Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 Op.11, Berceuse Op.57, 12 Etudes Op.10 (2010)
XLD | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:18 | 289 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Harmonia Mundi | Catalog: HMU 907547

When Nobuyuki Tsujii rose from the piano, having completed his performance at the Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, audience members leapt to their feet and jurors were moved to tears by his passionate interpretation of Chopin s Piano Concerto No.1. Already known in his home country for his refined and effortless playing, his spell-binding performances brought Mr. Tsujii to the attention of hundreds of thousands of new fans throughout the world, while raising his status in Japan to superstar. Gold medalist , Nobu is heard here in a captivating all-Chopin programme of his competition performances.
Samson Francois - Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10 & 25 (1966/2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Samson François - Chopin: Études, Op. 10 & 25 (1966/2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 67:07 minutes | 743 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
Features EMI Remaster 2011

Accomplished pianist Samson Francois interprets masterworks by Chopin. His execution is powerful and precise, driven by his sophisticated intellect. Francois moves effortlessly through these demanding works producing a spine-tingling experience that exudes pianism at its finest. A must have for any collection.