Focus Hamburger Concerto Tour

Focus ‎– Hamburger Concerto (1974) ATCO Records/SD 36-100 - CA Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz - ONLY RE-POST

Focus ‎– Hamburger Concerto
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC + cue | 24bit/96kHz
Label: ATCO Records/SD 36-100 | Release: 1974 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music.
Focus has always been a band with sense of humor, not only for the strange sounds and yodeling emitted by Thijs Van Leer but also for the jokes they made of sacred cows.
For example Hamburger Concerto is a play of words with Brandenburg Concerto by Johan Sebastian Bach (Not easy to find a bigger or more sacred cow anywhere), they work with the obvious Baroque influence in a delightful way just to make a Concert to.."the hamburger", something that only few and brave genius as Thijs Van Leer would ever dare to do.
Focus ‎– Hamburger Concerto (1974) ATCO Records/SD 36-100 - CA Pressing - LP/FLAC In 24bit/96kHz

Focus ‎– Hamburger Concerto
Vinyl | LP Cover (1:1) | FLAC | 24bit/96kHz & 16bit/44kHz
Label: ATCO Records/SD 36-100 | Release: 1974 | Genre: Symphonic-Rock

Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music.
Focus has always been a band with sense of humor, not only for the strange sounds and yodeling emitted by Thijs Van Leer but also for the jokes they made of sacred cows.
For example Hamburger Concerto is a play of words with Brandenburg Concerto by Johan Sebastian Bach (Not easy to find a bigger or more sacred cow anywhere), they work with the obvious Baroque influence in a delightful way just to make a Concert to.."the hamburger", something that only few and brave genius as Thijs Van Leer would ever dare to do.

Focus - Hamburger Concerto (1974) (20bitK2)  Music

Posted by uff at March 12, 2013
Focus - Hamburger Concerto (1974) (20bitK2)

Focus - Hamburger Concerto (1974) (20bitK2)
rock | 1cd | Eac Rip | Flac + Cue + Log | covers
Victor VICP-61534 | rel: 2001 | 310mb

Focus had well proven their ability to write rocking instrumentals by the time of this release. Their catalog, although consisting of four albums, rarely had a dull moment between them. Hamburger Concerto is equally consistent, much of it being prime Focus material. The Akkerman-written "Birth" and "Early Birth" are examples of Focus fully flexing their muscles, featuring superb guitar work and amazing all-round musicianship, as well as sporting some superb riffs. The usual lengthy instrumentals are present also, as well as some manic vocals from the manic but genius Thijs Van Leer. Although Hamburger Concerto is not as unerring as Moving Waves or Focus III, anyone who enjoyed the previous releases would undoubtedly find great satisfaction from this album.

Focus - Hamburger Concerto {Original USA} vinyl rip 24/96  Vinyl & HR

Posted by saidalani at March 5, 2013
Focus - Hamburger Concerto {Original USA} vinyl rip 24/96

Focus - Hamburger Concerto (1974)
Vinyl rip in 24 bit/96 kHz | FLAC tracks |Tech Log | Artwork | 820 Mb | UL, RS, FF
ATCO Records – SD 36-100 (1974) (Original US Pressing) | Prog Rock

Focus had well proven their ability to write rocking instrumentals by the time of this release. Their catalog, although consisting of four albums, rarely had a dull moment between them. Hamburger Concerto is equally consistent, much of it being prime Focus material. The Akkerman-written "Birth" and "Early Birth" are examples of Focus fully flexing their muscles, featuring superb guitar work and amazing all-round musicianship, as well as sporting some superb riffs. The usual lengthy instrumentals are present also, as well as some manic vocals from the manic but genius Thijs Van Leer. Although Hamburger Concerto is not as unerring as Moving Waves or Focus III, anyone who enjoyed the previous releases would undoubtedly find great satisfaction from this album. (Allmusic)

Focus - Hocus Pocus Box (2017) {13CD Box Set}  Music

Posted by popsakov at July 26, 2017
Focus - Hocus Pocus Box (2017) {13CD Box Set}

Focus - Hocus Pocus Box (2017) {13CD Box Set}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 4,62 Gb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 1,82 Gb
Scans: Covers Included / Box & Booklet ~ 148 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Progressive Rock, Art Rock | Red Bullet #RB 66.307

Limited 13 CD box set from the iconic Dutch band. Includes the albums In & Out Of Focus, Focus II Moving Waves, Focus III, Live At The Rainbow, Hamburger Concerto, Mother Focus, Ship Of Memories, Focus Con Proby, Jann Akkerman & Thijs Van Leer - Focus, Focus 8, Focus 9 New Skin, Focus X, and The Best Of Focus. Opposites attract, or so they say. And Jan Akkerman and Thijs van Leer certainly are opposites. Both incredibly gifted, the two musicians inspire each other when they meet in Focus. Here you find Akkerman and Van Leer's exciting legacy of superb continental European progressive rock. And jazz. And classical music. Plus the non-Akkerman Focus releases, with a rejuvenated band helmed by Thijs van Leer, innovative as ever, creating new sounds like no other band can. A box of groundbreaking music to say the least.

Focus - Rare Broadcasts (2007) Re-up  Music

Posted by v3122 at July 17, 2014
Focus - Rare Broadcasts (2007) Re-up

Focus - Rare Broadcasts (2007)
DVD5: NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Dolby AC3, 2 ch
Progressive Rock | SMC2505 | Scans Included | 01:02:57 | ~ 2.58 Gb

DVD material comprises of an In Concert performance of 1974's Hamburger Concerto and a Medley from the band's appearance on UK TV's Old Grey Whistle Test, the performance of course, that helped break Focus in the U.K…

Focus - The Ultimate Anthology (2004)  Music

Posted by martinius at Dec. 13, 2009
Focus - The Ultimate Anthology (2004)

Focus - The Ultimate Anthology (2004)
Progressive Rock | full DVD | PAL | Cover | 79 min | 2 ch AC3 & 5.1 DTS | RS | 3.15 GB

This is the ultimate guide to the music of one of the most innovative and creative progressive rock bands to emerge from the seventies. Thijs van Leer and Jan Akkerman were the driving force behind Focus. Together they produced some of the greatest instrumental rock music ever created. Featuring rare footage of many different incarnations of Focus, including the classic seventies line up featuring Jan Akkerman, this DVD includes a complete performance of Hamburger Concerto for the first ever time on DVD and stunning footage of Thijs van Leer leading the band on the triumphant come back tour of the USA in 2002. (from DVD cover)
Dennis Russell Davies - Philip Glass: Tirol Concerto for Piano and Orchestra & selections from Passages (2004) (Repost)

Dennis Russell Davies - Philip Glass: Tirol Concerto for Piano and Orchestra & selections from Passages (2004)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 55:49 | 273 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Orange Mountain Music | Catalog: OMM0011

This disc of Philip Glass' Tirol Concerto for piano and orchestra is among the first wave of releases from Orange Mountain Music, a label started by Kurt Munkacsi and Don Christensen out of their attempt to archive the master tapes of Glass' music. Most of the releases slated to appear are of older recordings, including many that have not been heard before. But the Tirol Concerto for piano and orchestra dates only from 2000 and was recorded in 2002.
Krystian Zimerman, Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon Rattle - Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto & Symphony No. 2 (2015) [24/96]

Krystian Zimerman, Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon Rattle - Lutoslawski: Piano Concerto & Symphony No. 2 (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 52:17 minutes | 838 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

This album follows up Krystian Zimerman and Sir Simon Rattle’s award winning DG recording of Brahm’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Berliner Philharmoniker. Lutosławski’s Piano Concerto, written in 1988, is dedicated to Krystian Zimerman and was presented by him the first time to audiences in Salzburg in the same year.
Garrick Ohlsson - Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3, Symphonic Dances (2011)

Garrick Ohlsson - Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3, Symphonic Dances (2011)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 79:09 | 334 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ASO Media | Catalog: CD 1003

Garrick Ohlsson is much better known for his elegant recordings of the piano music of Frédéric Chopin than he is for his forays into Russian music, but this 2011 release of Sergey Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor shows that he brings the same kind of polish and depth of expression to this monumental post-Romantic showpiece. From the opening octaves of his entrance, Ohlsson plays with smooth, melodic connectedness, and his singing tone carries the work's long lines effectively, if somewhat introspectively.