Matthias Ennenbach

Matthias Jung, Batzdorfer Hofkapelle, Sachsisches Vocalensemble - Lotti: Vesper Psalms (2006)

Matthias Jung, Batzdorfer Hofkapelle, Sächsisches Vocalensemble - Lotti: Vesper Psalms (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 351 Mb | Total time: 68:08 | Scans included
Classical | Label: CPO | # 777 180-2 | Recorded: 2005

The conventional wisdom about Venetian Antonio Lotti, composer of the a cappella masterwork "Crucifixus," is that as a card-carrying member of the stil antico he represented a conservative viewpoint akin to that of his later contemporary Leonardo Leo – the fewer instruments the better, the closer to the polyphonic language of Palestrina the better. Moreover, if the "Crucifixus" was the only work of Lotti that someone became acquainted with, then he/she could not be blamed for believing this was so, although he/she might note the distinct Baroque harmonic coloring of the piece as being rather unlike that of Palestrina. Here is a challenge for you – CPO's Antonio Lotti: Vesper Psalms performed by the Sächsisches Vocalensemble and Batzdorfer Hofkapelle under Matthias Jung. It presents a selection of Lotti's surviving concerted sacred choral works, pieces that are scored with a small Baroque orchestra and easily comparable to contemporary music by Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach, and his direct competitor Antonio Vivaldi. Careful scrutiny of the poorly compiled worklist for Lotti in Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians reveals that some of these pieces are so listed, but with no mention whatsoever of the instrumental forces involved; they are identified as a cappella works just like the others. One wonders to the extent of Grove's oversight in this matter.
London Mozart Players, Matthias Bamert - Franz Krommer: Symphonies Op.40 & Op.102 (1994)

Franz Krommer: Symphonies Op.40 & Op.102 (1994)
London Mozart Players; Matthias Bamert, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 268 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 172 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Chandos | # CHAN 9275 | Time: 00:57:39

Franz Krommer (1759-1831) was a prolific and very good composer, whose music is now being resuscitated with great and deserved success. It was difficult to be a composer in Vienna at the same time as Beethoven and Schubert, and most of their contemporaries have not survived the pressure. But Krommer managed to retain his personality and originality, becoming the last official director of chamber music and court composer to the Habsburg court under the conservative Emperor Francis I. The first of the two symphonies was published in 1803. Among its many interesting features is a haunting litde trio in the form of a waltz. The second work is much later, with four horns and three trombones, and is in C minor, but ending in the major. In both works, Krommer's knowledge of, and predilection for, the wind instruments is notable. The two works were well worth recording, especially with such felicitous performances and bright, pleasing recorded sound.
Dresdner Kapellsolisten & Matthias Jung - Martín Palmeri: Misa a Buenos Aires "Misatango" & Tango Gloria (2017)

Dresdner Kapellsolisten & Matthias Jung - Martín Palmeri: Misa a Buenos Aires "Misatango" & Tango Gloria
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 69:03 min | 424 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 18 | Rls.date: 2017

Martín Palmeri's tango mass is inspired by his native Argentina's traditional tango and in particular by Astor Piazzolla's tango nuevo. Piazzolla developed a »new tango« intended no longer as dance music but for the concert stage; by incorporating contemporary forms and musical developments it gave rise to a complex genre of art music. The Misa a Buenos Aires premiered by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Cuba in 1996 demonstrates Palmeri's impressive and equally entertaining talent for integrating stylistic features of the tango into his compositions.
Hanns Eisler (1898-1962) - Ernste Gesänge - Lieder with piano - Matthias Goerne, Thomas Larcher (2013) {Harmonia Mundi}

Hanns Eisler (1898-1962) - Ernste Gesänge - Lieder with piano - Matthias Goerne, Thomas Larcher (2013) {Harmonia Mundi}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 231 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 128 Mb | Artwork | 5% repair rar
© 2013 Harmonia Mundi | HMC 902134
Classical / Modern Classical

From 1920s Vienna and the Berlin of the Weimar Republic to emigration to the USA, then back to Vienna after the defeat of Nazism, to end his days in East Berlin: Hanns Eisler’s life was one long exile against the backcloth of the artistic, technical, and political revolutions of the 20th century. Distance, irony, and melancholy are the aesthetic corollaries that characterise the lieder presented here, their atmosphere often evoking the despair of those dark times. The early piano sonata gained the young Eisler an admiration that has never dimmed since.
Matthias Kirschnereit, Bamberger Symphoniker, Frank Beermann - Mozart: The Piano Concertos (2006)

Matthias Kirschnereit, Bamberger Symphoniker, Frank Beermann - Mozart: The Piano Concertos (2006)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Image+.cue, log) | 2,13 Gb | Scans ->64 mb
MP3 320 kbps | 10 CDs, 09:50:24 min | 1,36 Gb
Genre: Classical / Label: Arte Nova Classics

Matthias Kirschnereit is one of the leading German pianists of his generation. His international solo career has taken him to five continents. He has very close links to the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, with whom he is recording Mozart's collected piano concertos for Arte Nova. Kirschnereit's fascination with Mozart's piano concertos dates back to his youth.
Matthias Goerne & Markus Hinterhäuser - Schumann: Einsamkeit - Lieder (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Matthias Goerne & Markus Hinterhäuser - Schumann: Einsamkeit - Lieder (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 51:02 minutes | 860 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Following the Matthias Goerne Schubert Edition for harmonia mundi, a venture that has revealed his stature as the foremost interpreter of lieder, especially at its darkest, Matthias Goerne has now selected 19 gems, lovingly fashioned by Schumann in the year of his marriage (1840). They are contrasted with those of the Düsseldorf period (1849-52). From the fragrant flowers of the bouquet of 'Myrtles' to the nocturnal atmosphere of the 'Six Poems and Requiem' the mood spans Schumman's joy in his marriage to his beloved Clara but also the darkest despair: in which he erects a worthy monument to his soulmate, the poet and arch-melancholic of his time, Nikolaus Lenau.
L'Arte Del Mondo - Johannes Matthias Sperger: Symphonies (2016) [Official Digital Download]

L'Arte Del Mondo - Johannes Matthias Sperger: Symphonies (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time - 62:19 minutes | 639 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Johannes Matthias Sperger was born in Feldsberg in 1750 and trained in Vienna as a contrabassist and composer from 1767. He worked from 1777 in the Hofkapelle of the Archbishop of Pressburg. From 1778 he was also a member in the Wiener Tonkünstlersozietät, in whose concerts he appeared several times with his own works and as soloist. From 1783 to 1786, Sperger was a member of the Hofkapelle of count Ludwig von Erdödy in Kohfidisch. From 1789 he was employed as first contrabassist of the Mecklenburg Schwerin Hofkapelle in Ludwigslust.
Matthias Goerne, Freiburger Barockorchester & Gottfried von der Goltz - Bach: Cantatas for Bass (2017) [24/96]

Matthias Goerne, Freiburger Barockorchester & Gottfried von der Goltz - Bach: Cantatas for Bass (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 56:32 minutes | 0.98 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

In composing his cantatas for solo voice, Johann Sebastian Bach magisterially combined two elements that might seem irreconcilable: strict devotion within the framework of weekly Lutheran worship and vocal virtuosity, served by skilful highlighting of the voice. The result is a style in which the expression of the sacred Word is raised to a peak of intensity – notably when a voice like Matthias Goerne’s tackles these two famous cantatas for bass, giving them all the lustre of rare pearls!
Matthias Goerne, Christoph Eschenbach - Johannes Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesange Op.121; Lieder Und Gesange Op.32 (2016)

Johannes Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesänge Op.121; Lieder Und Gesänge Op.32 (2016)
Matthias Goerne, baritone; Christoph Eschenbach, piano

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 205 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 132 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical, Vocal | Label: Harmonia Mundi | # HMC 902174 | 00:55:47

It's the late Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121, that get the big print on the cover of this release by the awe-inspiring baritone Matthias Goerne, but actually the music on the album falls into a neat early-middle-late classification scheme. The group of middle-period settings of poetry by Heinrich Heine doesn't even get graphics on the cover, but these are fascinating. Brahms wrote a lot of songs, but you couldn't do better than the selection and performances here for a cornerstone collection item. Beyond the sheer beauty of Goerne's voice is an ability to shift gears to match how Brahms' style evolved. If you want to hear his real slashing, operatic high notes, check out the Lieder und Gesänge, Op. 32, settings of poems by the minor poets Georg Friedrich Daumer and Karl August Graf von Platen. These rather overwrought texts add up to a kind of slimmed-down Winterreise, and they catch the spirit of the still-young Brahms with his strong passions, elegantly controlled. The Heine settings, which come from several different sets of lieder, are not that often heard and are in some ways the most compelling of the group here.

Inspiration in 108 Leitsätzen: Erkennen, verinnerlichen, umsetzen [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

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Inspiration in 108 Leitsätzen: Erkennen, verinnerlichen, umsetzen [Repost]

Inspiration in 108 Leitsätzen: Erkennen, verinnerlichen, umsetzen by Matthias Ennenbach
German | 13 Feb. 2017 | ISBN: 3662529645 | 296 Pages | PDF | 1.1 MB

Dieses Buch möchte Ihnen anhand von 108 kurzen Leitsätzen konkrete Anregungen und Anleitungen zur Selbstentfaltung und Potentialentwicklung anbieten. Vielleicht sind Sie interessiert und offen für Inspirationen, um sich weiterzuentwickeln, aus alten Mustern herauszukommen, endlich friedlich und glücklich leben zu können?