Ligeti, Prokofiev

Prokofiev, Stravinsky: Violin Concertos - Kopatchinskaja, Jurowski (2013)

Prokofiev, Stravinsky: Violin Concertos - Kopatchinskaja, Jurowski (2013)
X Lossless Decoder | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 234 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Naive | Catalog Number: 5352

Gramophone and BBC Award-winner Patricia Kopatchinskaja records exclusively for Naïve. Releases to date have included Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Philippe Herreweghe, a CD entitled 'Rapsodia' which explores the roots of George Enescu’s music with examples of Moldovan and Romanian folk music. Her most recent release was an all-Hungarian disc featuring concertos by Bartók, Ligeti and Eötvös which has won the concerto category in the Gramophone Awards 2013.

V.A. - Gyorgy Ligeti Edition (7CDs, 1998)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at Aug. 21, 2017
V.A. - Gyorgy Ligeti Edition (7CDs, 1998)

V.A. - Gyorgy Ligeti Edition (7CDs, 1998)
Classical, Contemporary | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 771 Mb
Label: Sony Classical

György Sándor Ligeti was a Hungarian composer of contemporary classical music. He has been described as "one of the most important avant-garde composers in the latter half of the twentieth century" and "one of the most innovative and influential among progressive figures of his time".
Kenneth MacMillan, Barry Wordsworth, Royal Opera House, L.Cuthbertson, F.Bonelli - Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (2011)

Kenneth MacMillan, Barry Wordsworth, Royal Opera House, Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli - Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (2013)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.46 Gb (DVD9) | 141 min
Classical | Opus Arte

Given its premiere by The Royal Ballet in 1965 with Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn dancing the title roles, Kenneth MacMillan's first full-evening ballet has become a signature work for the Company, enjoying great popularity around the world. From the outset, the production teems with life and colour as the townspeople, market traders and servants of the rival Montagues and Capulets go about their daily business in vibrant crowd scenes. But Romeo and Juliet take centre stage for those great pas de deux: the meeting in the ballroom, the balcony scene, the morning after the wedding and the final devastating tomb scene. Although The Royal Ballet has performed Romeo and Juliet over 400 times, each performance and pairing is subtly different and Lauren Cuthbertson and Federico Bonelli are utterly captivating in the title roles.
Natalie Clein - Bloch, Ligeti & Dallapiccola: Suites for Solo Cello (2017)

Natalie Clein - Bloch, Ligeti & Dallapiccola: Suites for Solo Cello (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers, d.booklet | 242 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 156 mb
Classical | Label: HYPERION

Natalie Clein, whose previous recording of the music of Ernest Bloch was described as ‘inspired’ by The Sunday Times, turns to his three suites for solo cello as part of a recital of works written in the aftermath of the Second World War. The sombre voice of the cello seems especially apposite in music of such deep seriousness, Ligeti’s short sonata providing an energetic and life-affirming finale.
Yuja Wang, Gustavo Dudamel - Rachmaninov, Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (2013)

Yuja Wang, Gustavo Dudamel - Rachmaninov, Prokofiev: Piano Concertos (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:11:49 | 302 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Catalog: 479 1304

Since pianist Yuja Wang and conductor Gustavo Dudamel count among Deutsche Grammophon’s young superstars, it was inevitable that they collaborate on disc. In the Rachmaninov Third Concerto Wang’s tendency to reverse accents and make sudden pianissimo plunges at certain climactic moments borders on mannerism (what’s with that momentum-breaking comma right before the first-movement development section Allegro?), but the piano part’s swirling textures benefit from Wang’s fanciful voicings, imaginative rubatos, and frisky, dead-on accurate fingerwork.
Gyorgy Ligeti - Double Concerto, San Francisco Polyphony, etc. (1987) {BIS-CD-53}

György Ligeti - Double Concerto, San Francisco Polyphony, etc. (1987) {BIS-CD-53}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 373 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 175 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 25 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1974-87, 1987 Grammofon AB BIS | BIS-CD-53
Classical / Chamber Music / Concerto / Modern Classical / Modern Composition

In 1961, the young Hungarian composer György Ligeti did a pretty amazing thing: he wrote a piece called Atmospheres, in which almost nothing happens, extremely slowly. The European avant-garde was still obsessed with quantifying musical parameters, with crystallizing pitch, duration, timbre, and register into rigid regions, radiating with speed and hardness – and then Ligeti cast out this massive orchestral goo, the enemy of all geometries, devoid of contours and as slow and gaseous as a trip through Saturn. A paean to all mysterious and intangible, Atmospheres initialized both a brilliant swerve from the music of its time, and a kind of life-journey for Ligeti's own incipient voice: a musical vision on the verge of disintegration, inventively trying to put itself back together, to re-integrate.
Kevin Jansson - Ravel, Escaich, Liszt, Rachmaninoff & Ligeti: Works for Piano (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Kevin Jansson - Ravel, Escaich, Liszt, Rachmaninoff & Ligeti: Works for Piano (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 67:12 minutes | 1.00 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Kevin Jansson (born August 2000) is emerging as one of the finest musicians of his generation in Ireland. A student of Mary Beattie at the CIT Cork School of Music he has been the winner of numerous awards at competitions in both Cork and Dublin taking five first prizes in different categories at Ireland’s most prestigious classical music festival Feis Ceoil in 2015.
Grigory Sokolov plays Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Stravinsky (2015) 2CDs

Grigory Sokolov plays Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Stravinsky (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 484 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 314 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Melodiya | # MEL CD 10 02292 | Time: 02:14:24

The art of the 20th century legendary pianists lives on in this century in the creative work of Grigory Sokolov, “the greatest pianist of modern times,” “the world's pianist No. 1,” “a genius” as the contemporaries name him. Sokolov's name ranks with the names of the great musicians of the past – Vladimir Horowitz, Sviatoslav Richter and Glenn Gould. The pianist gives quite a number of concerts annually in different cities of Europe, including a traditional klavierabend in his native St. Petersburg. Grigory Sokolov finished the special music school of the Leningrad Conservatory under Liya Zelikhman, and in 1973 he graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory under Moisey Khalfin. Later on, Sokolov became a professor of the St. Petersburg Conservatory where he taught for a long time. As early as at the age of twelve, Sokolov gave his first solo concert, and at 16 he received the first prize of the 3rd International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1966. That victory signified the beginning of Sokolov's career.
Kanon Matsuda - Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibtion / Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Kanon Matsuda - Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibtion / Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 70:30 minutes | 2.99 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front Cover

Kanon Matsuda was born in the city of Takamatsu, Japan. She started her training at 4 years of age with Professor Yoshiko Hosoda. Beginning in 2002, Kanon was a student of the Gnessin Secondary Special Music School (college), in the class of Professor Elena Ivanova. In March of 2004, Kanon was awarded the Grand Prix at the International Piano Competition in memory of Grieg in Moscow.
London SO & Chorus; Mstislav Rostropovich, Soloists - Sergey Prokofiev: Ivan the Terrible; Alexander Nevsky (1992) 2CDs

Sergey Prokofiev - Ivan the Terrible; Alexander Nevsky (1992) 2CDs
Christopher Plummer (narrator), Tamara Sinyavskaya, Sergei Leiferkus, Dolora Zajick
New London Children’s Choir, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; Mstislav Rostropovich

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 552 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 325 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Oratorio | Label: Sony Classical | # S2K 48387 | Time: 02:14:45

The famous Russian director Sergei Eisenstein held Prokofiev the film composer in the highest regard, and to couple their two celebrated collaborations, Ivan the Terrible and Alexander Nevsky, in a two-disc set is therefore entirely appropriate. Ivan the Terrible, however, is a problematic score. Assembled by Abram Stassevich after the composer’s death, the oratorio lacks the large-scale balances and tensions of Prokofiev’s own Nevsky cantata, relying on narration to hold the structure together. This substantial English version by Michael Lankester, intended to ‘compensate for the lack of visual image’, is well projected by Christopher Plummer. Rostropovich directs a vivid performance of Alexander Nevsky, and only the rich tone of Russian voices is lacking. The LSO plays brilliantly, while the recording does full justice to one of Prokofiev’s finest scores.