Expressionismus (works by Casella, Goossens, Schreker, Rathaus, Vogel

Expressionismus (Works by Casella, Goossens, Schreker, Rathaus, Vogel & Wellesz) (Brandenb. SO  - Athnäos, Bruns & Campestrini)

Expressionismus (Works by Casella, Goossens, Schreker, Rathaus, Vogel & Wellesz)
(Brandenburgisches SO - Athinäos, Bruns & Campestrini), [Signum - SIG X121-00]

EAC 099pb4 Rip | FLAC+CUE, LOGs | 2 CD | 64:15 + 67:35 min
595 MB | 300 dpi PDF Complete Scans
Genre: 20th Century | Label: Signum Classics

HI fellows! Here you are a nice compilation of rare works by several uncommon composers, including Casella's Elegia eroica and his Concerto Romano. As you can see here, there is too much unknown music that deserves more attention. Enjoy!
Jean-Paul Gasparian - Rachmaninoff: Études-tableaux, Op. 39 (& Works by Scriabin & Prokofiev) (2018)

Jean-Paul Gasparian - Rachmaninoff: Études-tableaux, Op. 39 (& Works by Scriabin & Prokofiev) (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 226 MB
Label: Evidence | Tracks: 18 | Time: 74:14 min

Jean-Paul Gasparian, a brilliant pianist who graduated from the Paris Conservatoire and already internationally rewarded, devotes his first album to three giants of Russian music from the beginning of the 20th century: Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Prokofiev. In this repertoire that suits him perfectly, a strong and bright sound blossoms thanks to his impeccable technique. He also knows how to highlight the typical and colourful harmonies of the Russian composers.
Jean-Paul Gasparian - Rachmaninoff: Études-tableaux, Op. 39 (& Works by Scriabin & Prokofiev) (2018) [24/96]

Jean-Paul Gasparian - Rachmaninoff: Études-tableaux, Op. 39 (& Works by Scriabin & Prokofiev) (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 74:14 minutes | 846 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Jean-Paul Gasparian, a brilliant pianist who graduated from the Paris Conservatoire and already internationally rewarded, devotes his first album to three giants of Russian music from the beginning of the 20th century: Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Prokofiev. In this repertoire that suits him perfectly, a strong and bright sound blossoms thanks to his impeccable technique. He also knows how to highlight the typical and colourful harmonies of the Russian composers.
Mstislav Rostropovich - Brahms - Cello Sonata No. 2 & Works by Popper, Debussy & Scriabin (2017) (Warner Classics rec 1957)

Mstislav Rostropovich - Brahms - Cello Sonata No. 2 & Works by Popper, Debussy & Scriabin (2017) (Warner Classics)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 206 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 103 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 49 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1957, 2017 Parlophone Records / Warner Classics | 0190295892296
Classical / Romantic / 20th Century Classical / Cello

This key title is being reissued at a special price as part of the celebration of Rostropovich - "Cellist of the Century". Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich was born in Baku, USSR on March 27, 1927. His first name means "avenged glory"; he is familiarly known by the root of the name, "Slava," which means "glory." His father, Leopold, was an excellent cellist, and after 1931, a teacher at the Gnesin Institute, Moscow after attending the Moscow Conservatory. Slava's mother was an accomplished pianist. The family moved to Moscow in 1931; Slava had already begun cello studies with his father and continued them there. His first public appearance was at eight years of age. In 1939, he entered the Central Music School, studying there until 1941.
Gerard McChrystal - Aria (2011) works by Handel, Michael Nyman, Villa-Lobos, Debussy, Ravel, Philip Glass, Faure, McGlynn  etc

Gerard McChrystal - Aria (2011)
with Shiroma de Silva, piano; Craig Ogden, guitar; Smith Quartet
Codetta; Trinity Laban String Ensemble; Nic Pendlebury, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 311 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 197 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Chamber, Saxophone | Label: First Hand | # FHR13 | Time: 01:13:40

This brilliantly devised CD from Gerard McChrystal is a deeply personal album; at times mystical, the music is always beautiful and captivating. Indeed 'Aria' has similar qualities to Jan Gabarek's 'Officium' (which sold 1.4 million copies) and will appeal to this fan-base. Featuring soprano and alto saxophone with a colourful array of different ensemble accompaniments — string orchestra, choir, guitar, piano, solo, string quartet and electronics. Baroque music blends seamlessly with contemporary; Handel resolves into Michael Nyman, Debussy's Syrinx morphs into Ravel's Piece en forme de habanera. All the tracks lead to the next by key or by starting and ending on the same note. Other works include Philip Glass Façades, Faure Les Berceaux, Bozza Aria, as well as original works by Billy Cowie, Karen Tanaka, Andy Scott and Michael McGlynn (from the vocal group Anúna who featured in Riverdance). Accompanying Gerard on this album are some of the UK's finest classical musicians including the Smith Quartet and the No. 1 best-selling classical artist, guitarist Craig Ogden. Gerard McChrystal is a multi-award winning saxophonist who has performed as a soloist in over 30 countries with many of the World's leading orchestras and ensembles.

Magnetohydrodynamics and the Earth's Core: Selected Works by Paul Roberts [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Dec. 8, 2017
Magnetohydrodynamics and the Earth's Core: Selected Works by Paul Roberts [Repost]

Andrew M. Soward - Magnetohydrodynamics and the Earth's Core: Selected Works by Paul Roberts
Published: 2002-11-28 | ISBN: 041527222X | PDF | 464 pages | 17.28 MB
Tasmin Little, BBC PO, Sir Andrew Davis - The Lark Ascending: Works by Moeran, Delius, Holst, Elgar, Vaughan Williams (2013)

The Lark Ascending: E.J. Moeran - Violin Concerto (2013)
and works by Frederick Delius, Gustav Holst, Sir Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Tasmin Little (violin); BBC Philharmonic; Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 306 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 176 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | # CHAN 10796 | Time: 01:15:44

Tasmin Little's 2013 release on Chandos is an exploration of lush and lyrical music for violin and orchestra, composed by the leading British composers of the early 20th century, and it is an album of remarkable depth and beauty. Opening the program is the Concerto for violin & orchestra by E.J. Moeran, which sets the mood for the disc with its long-breathed, melancholy lines and pastoral atmosphere. While this is a technically challenging work that shows Little to her best advantage as a virtuoso, listeners may come away from the piece recalling its sweet ambience more than its flashiness. The same could also be said for Frederick Delius' Légende, Gustav Holst's A Song of the Night, and Ralph Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending, all three of which provide tests for the violinist's skills, yet are filled with such gorgeous music that listeners may only remember the general opulence of the scores. Also included are premiere recordings of Roger Turner's arrangements of Edward Elgar's Chanson de matin, Chanson de nuit, and Salut d'amour, which in orchestration, mood, and style fit the rest of the album nicely.
The Sixteen, BBC Philharmonic, Harry Christophers - A la Gloire de Dieu: Works by Ives, Stravinsky, Tippett & Poulenc (1995)

À la Gloire de Dieu: Works by Ives, Stravinsky, Tippett & Poulenc (1995)
The Sixteen; BBC Philharmonic; Harry Christophers, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 212 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 156 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Choral | Label: Collins | # 14462 | Time: 01:03:15

The Sixteen, bright stars of the Baroque, have plenty to say on 20th-century repertoire (witness their excellent Britten series on Collins). Underpin them with the BBC Philharmonic and it might seem a magic formula. Ives’s unearthly The Unanswered Question holds few problems for instrumental players weaned on Maxwell Davies – no more than do the brilliant wind roulades of Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms. Deft BBC teamwork and a chamber articulation to woodwind and brass helps this Koussevitzky-commissioned masterpiece to shed its often hammy ‘big band’ sound, creeping closer to the subtle, leaner sonorities of his later choral works. It gains. The singing varies. Too many dynamic shifts sound prosaic or under-prepared; fortes are forced, with muddy results. The vocal blend (happier in lower voices) can seem haphazard and colours the Tippett, where the men’s roars – contrast the lovely, sensual soprano solo – seem crude. Get this disc, instead, for the rare, late Poulenc – his New York-commissioned Sept répons. It is a curiously under-recorded devotional work, bleeding with pathos yet pumping energy, its exoticism enhanced by slightly breathy, tender solos, and scintillatingly sung with just those crucial missing qualities of awe and freshness. A million times more refined than what goes before.
Assi Karttunen - Beyond the River God: Harpsichord Works by Graham Lynch & Francois Couperin (2015)

Assi Karttunen - Beyond the River God:
Harpsichord Works by Graham Lynch & François Couperin (2015)

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 453 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 187 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Divine Art | # dda 25120 | Time: 01:18:25

A selection of works by the greatest harpsichord composer of all — François Couperin, and from contemporary British composer Graham Lynch, who is a very worthy successor with music that is expressive, descriptive, deep and exceptionally rich, showing that the harpsichord is capable of real expression. The Lynch pieces are receiving their first recordings. Established virtuoso Assi Karttunen is from Finland and this is her first album for Divine Art, and a showcase for her amazing talent at the keyboard.
Nelson Freire - Nelson Freire plays Saint-Saëns' Piano Concerto No. 2 and Piano Works by Grieg & Liszt (2017)

Nelson Freire - Nelson Freire plays Saint-Saëns' Piano Concerto No. 2 and Piano Works by Grieg & Liszt
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 49:47 min | 192 MB
Label: audite Musikproduktion | Tracks: 11 | Rls.date: 2017

Saint-Saëns' Second Piano Concerto with Nelson Freire under the baton of Ádám Fischer - not many pianists are able to accomplish the stylistic and technical challenges of this concerto, demanding complete precision in fingering and leaps, as well as perfect command of the "jeu perlé": Nelson Freire masters this work with great aplomb, quiet assurance and, at times, a twinkle in his eye. He is completely committed and happy to take risks, triggering veritable "Sturm und Drang", and always congenially accompanied by Ádám Fischer.