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)  Music

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

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)
Marc-André Hamelin - Claude Baker: Piano Concerto "From Noon to Starry Night" & Aus Schwanengesang (Live) (2017)

Marc-André Hamelin - Claude Baker: Piano Concerto "From Noon to Starry Night" & Aus Schwanengesang (Live)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 49:50 min | 187 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 10 | Rls.date: 2017

Award-winning and much decorated composer Claude Baker here entwines his evocative soundworld with the powerful imagery of two great poets. Recorded in its premiere performance with Marc-André Hamelin as soloist, the Piano Concerto From Noon to Starry Night draws on and amplifies the structures and meanings of five poems by Walt Whitman, expressing the heroism and darkness of war, exuberant celebrations of nature and a wistful remembrance of things past. Aus Schwanengesang is a memorial piece that expands and re-composes the poignant Heine Lieder from Schuberts song cycle with oblique and multi-layered references.
André Cluytens: The Complete Orchestral Recordings & Concerto (2017) (65 CD Box Set)

André Cluytens: The Complete Orchestral Recordings & Concerto (2017) (65 CD Box Set)
MP3 320 kbps | 65CDs, 65:54:23 min | Cover & booklet included | 8,9 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Erato

André Cluytens, though born in Belgium, achieved fame as one of the supreme French conductors of his era, renowned for his refinement and the sheer joy of his music-making. In the mid-20th century he built a substantial, varied and distinguished discography and became the first conductor to record the complete Beethoven symphonies with the Berliner Philharmoniker. This 64-disc set, uniting all his recordings of orchestral, concerto and choral repertoire, embraces the mainstream and the esoteric, and includes numerous items making their debut on CD or retrieved from the archives and released for the very first time.
James Ehnes - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Octet (2010) (Repost)

James Ehnes - Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Octet (2010)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 57:31 | 278 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: ONYX | Catalog: LC 19017

The last of his orchestral compositions and one of his most enduringly popular pieces, Mendelssohn's violin concerto is as much a crowd-pleaser now as it was when premiered by Ferdinand David and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in 1845. Its unassuming focus on melody and dynamic interaction between soloist and orchestra – rather than merely on technical feats and virtuosic showmanship – ensures its place at the heart of the violin concerto repertoire.