Lutoslawski Orchestral Works

Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works Vol. 4 - Gardner, Bbc Symphony Orchestra (2013)

Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works Vol. 4 - Gardner, Bbc Symphony Orchestra (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 278 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 5108

This is the fifth and now final volume in our survey of orchestral works by the Polish composer Witold Lutosławski. Gramophone wrote of a previous volume in the series (CHSA5106) that it ‘offers a broad view of Lutosławski’s creative profile, which the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Edward Gardner fleshes out with playing that is as polished as it is animated, and alert to the individuality of Lutosławski’s musical vocabulary and mode of expression’.
Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works Vol 3 - Gardner, Watkins, BBC Symphony (2012)

Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works Vol 3 - Gardner, Watkins, BBC Symphony (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 271 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 5106

This is the fourth volume in Chandos’ series devoted to the music of the Polish composer Witold Lutosławski. Edward Gardner and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, described by Gramophone as a ‘veritable dream team’ in a review for Vol. 1, are joined on this recording by the cellist and exclusive Chandos artist Paul Watkins.
Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works Vol 2 - Gardner, Lortie, BBC Symphony Orchestra (2012)

Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works Vol 2 - Gardner, Lortie, BBC Symphony Orchestra (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 251 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | Catalog Number: 5098

This is the third volume in the Chandos series devoted to the music of the Polish composer Witold Lutosławski. It brings together his first surviving orchestral piece (The Symphonic Variations) and his last symphony, as well as two works for piano and orchestra – an early work originally written for two pianos (The ‘Paganini’ Variations), and his very last concerto. The works are performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Edward Gardner, described by Gramophone as a veritable ‘Dream Team’ in Vol. 1. They are joined in this recording by Louis Lortie, the award-winning pianist and exclusive Chandos artist.
Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works - Lutoslawski, Polish Radio National Symphony (2011)

Lutoslawski: Orchestral Works - Lutoslawski, Polish Radio National Symphony (2011)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 2 CDs | Full Scans | 671 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Emi Classics | Catalog Number: 07226

Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994) was the pre-eminent member of a group of Polish composers that came to prominence after the Second World War and whose artistic advancement was given impetus by the death of Stalin in 1953. The works in this set cover four decades of Lutosławski's career and include most of his important orchestral works, starting with the early Symphonic Variations, his first and second symphonies and the Concerto for Orchestra, perhaps his best-known work.

Witold Lutoslawski - Orchestral Works Vol.3 (1997)  Music

Posted by basa005 at Jan. 18, 2011
Witold Lutoslawski - Orchestral Works Vol.3 (1997)

Witold Lutoslawski - Orchestral Works Vol.3 (1997)
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Classical | Naxos 8.553423

Witold Lutosfawski started regular study of the piano at the age of six and the violin when he was thirteen. He did not become a concert violinist, but he was a concert pianist. Witold Maliszewski, professor at the Warsaw Conservatory, who deeply influenced the young Lutostawski's musical thought, gave him lessons in composition, after his future pupil had presented him with the Poem for piano, written at the age of fifteen. When he was seventeen he wrote, under his teacher's supervision, his Dance of the Chimera for piano, the first work of his to receive public performance. As with a series of other pieces, written since1922, when Lutostawski was only nine, the two compositions mentioned were destroyed in 1944 during the Warsaw rising. The flames spared, however, the Piano Sonata of 1934 and the two-piano Wariacje na temat Paganiniego (Variations on a Theme of Paganini) of 1941. The post-war years brought other works for piano, Melodie ludowe (Folk Melodies) in 1946 and Bukoliki (Bucolics) in 1952 and some pedagogical pieces. The piano, the role of which in Lutostawski's chamber and orchestral works was often important, only appeared as a solo instrument in the Piano Concerto of 1988, except for the Variations on a Theme of Paganini, a composition for piano and orchestra, after the two-piano Variations, one of the most popular works in the piano duo repertoire and one of the most frequently performed of Lutostawski's compositions.
Edward Gardner & BBC Symphony Orchestra - Lutosławski: Vocal & Orchestral Works (2018)

Edward Gardner & BBC Symphony Orchestra - Lutosławski: Vocal & Orchestral Works (2018)
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 1.25 GB
Label: Chandos | Tracks: 76 | Time: 345:29 min

The BBC Symphony Orchestra under Edward Gardner, music director of English National Opera and an exclusive Chandos artist, presents Volume 2 of their Polish Music series; a disc dedicated to vocal works by Witold Lutosawski. They are joined by the soloists Lucy Crowe, Toby Spence, and Christopher Purves in looking at some of the composers earlier works for voice and orchestra as well as three major works written after 1960: Paroles tissées, Les Espaces du sommeil and Chantefleurs et Chantefables.
Schoenberg, Webern & Berg - Orchestral Works - Simon Rattle (2003) {EMI Classics rec 1987-1988}

Schoenberg, Webern & Berg - Orchestral Works - Simon Rattle (2003) {EMI Classics rec 1987-1988}
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© 1987-88, 2003 EMI Records | 5 75880 2
Classical / Orchestral / Modern Classical

Simon Rattle has recorded a lot of 19th century music and most of the results have been dismal. There is little to recommend by Rattle in pre-20th century repertoire. A few Haydn symphonies, some pretty good Brahms, bits of Mahler, Ein Heldenleben by Strauss which is just at the cusp of the 20th century. Alright, so Rattle is not the conductor to go to for the great classics. However, when he records modern music, he seems fully in tune with it's sound and style, plus he has less competition on the market to boot.
Bizet & Chabrier - Orchestral Works - Les Siècles & François-Xavier Roth (2008) {Mirare Official Digital Download MIR036}

Bizet & Chabrier - Orchestral Works - Les Siècles & François-Xavier Roth (2008) {Mirare Official Digital Download MIR036}
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© 2008 Mirare | MIR 036
Classical / Romantic / Orchestral

The French conductor François-Xavier Roth was born in France in 1971 and studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique. In October 2000 he won joint first prize at the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in London, following which he was appointed for two seasons assistant conductor with the London Symphony Orchestra. From 2000 to 2002 he was also assistant conductor with the Caen Orchestra. In 2003 François-Xavier Roth created the chamber orchestra Les Siècles (The Centuries), combining period and modern instruments, an orchestra which covers a vast repertoire from Baroque to contemporary music.
Guillermo Pastrana, Jun Markl & Basque National Orchestra - Saint-Saëns: Orchestral Works (2018)

Guillermo Pastrana, Jun Markl & Basque National Orchestra - Saint-Saëns: Orchestral Works (2018)
Classical | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 234 MB
Label: Naxos | Tracks: 15 | Time: 66:15 min

Saint-Saëns travels often resulted in geographically themed works, such as the Suite algérienne: this exotic musical picture postcard full of perfumed sensuality and the brazen confidence of march themes reflects the composers visits to colonial North Africa. The two suites on this recording are both structured around dance movements and were originally scored for different forces the Suite in D major, Op. 49 for harmonium, the Suite in D minor, Op. 16 for cello and piano. The engaging Serenade, Op. 15, rarely performed with its original, exotic scoring, is heard here in an orchestral transcription.
San Francisco Symphony, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Herbert Blomstedt - Hindemith: Orchestral Works (2003) (Repost)

San Francisco Symphony, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Herbert Blomstedt - Hindemith: Orchestral Works (2003)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 03:10:06 | 804 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Decca | Catalog: 000201102

The Trio series is unquestionably, along with EMI's Gemini sets, one of the best available. This particular item is a complete set of Hindemith's orchestral works, and not only do we get full servings at over 60 minutes per CD, but you get fantastic performances as well. These Blomstedt SFSO/Leipzig Gewandhauser recordings were originally issued at full price on Decca, and when one hears them one can tell why.